Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Horsetooth Reservoir

4.8

Larimer County, CO

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 200 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Horsetooth Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Larimer County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Horsetooth Reservoir.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Larimer County, Colorado, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Horsetooth Reservoir.

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Horsetooth Reservoir Fishing Map

Explore the Horsetooth Reservoir fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 40°33'44.6"N 105°09'32.4"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Horsetooth Reservoir, CO

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Horsetooth Reservoir to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Colorado.

There are countless Horsetooth Reservoir fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Smallmouth bass, Black crappie, White crappie, Largemouth bass, Walleye, Rainbow trout, Hybrid striped bass and others, as of July 8, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Smallmouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

No

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Black crappie

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Min size

No

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White crappie

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

20

Min size

No

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Largemouth bass

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Horsetooth Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Horsetooth Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 12 species of fish in Horsetooth Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Horsetooth Reservoir

Must visit the following nearest Horsetooth Reservoir fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Larimer County, CO

6 hot spots

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Larimer County, CO

3 hot spots

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Broomfield County, CO

8 hot spots

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Jefferson County, CO

4 hot spots

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Morgan County, CO

3 hot spots

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Jefferson County, CO

6 hot spots

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Arapahoe County, CO

8 hot spots

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Arapahoe County, CO

6 hot spots

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Arapahoe County, CO

8 hot spots

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Park County, CO

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Horsetooth Reservoir

  • Live baits, crankbaits, jerk baits, spoons, small spinners and plastic worms are productive for walleye fishing at Horsetooth Reservoir.
  • Live minnows, worms, and insects work well for bluegill and crappie fishing.
  • Crawfish crankbaits, jerk baits and rooster tail spinners are great for smallmouth bass fishing here. Brown wooly buggers and half-back nymphs are also productive.
  • The minimum size limit for smallmouth bass here is 12 inches.
  • Please, be aware that fishing in inlet area is prohibited at the period from March 15 to May 31.

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