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- No. 1 Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood
- No. 2 Sloan’s Lake
- No. 3 Grand Lake, Granby
- No. 4 Corn Lake, Grand Junction
- No. 5 Georgetown Lake, Georgetown
Angling is one of the popular recreational sports in Denver and it’s even gaining more popular over the past few years. It’s one of the many sports that teach the art of patience, self-reliance, and most importantly help people de-stress. All you need to do is to get a good fishing kit, baits, and the basic of angling skill and you are all set.
As important how to cast your line, knowing the best place where to reel in a good catch is your top priority. For seasoned anglers, knowing where to fish tops their list before heading down to the water. However, these fishing spots are guarded with the utmost secrecy, you just don’t go up and ask “where’s the best spot to catch?” Most of the times, anglers will just answer you with a grunt or a long story of how they reel in their best catch but never a straight answer.
Aside from reading a topographic map like a treasure hunter, we can give you a list of best fishing spots in and around Denver. It’s still best to explore the different areas in these places until you find that honey hole and make it your own best-kept fishing spot secret.
No. 1 Bear Creek Lake Park, Lakewood
Bear Creek Lake Park can be your go-to place whenever you want to escape the busy city life in Denver. With just a few miles from the city center, you can catch Trout, Bass, Bluegill, and Perch. It’s a great weekend retreat without going too far away from the city.
No. 2 Sloan’s Lake
Sloan’s Lake is a great fishing destination for anglers who want to enjoy both worlds of angling and mingling with other people. Surrounded by many famous restaurants and bars, you can have a quick bite before heading out to fish and boasting your catch after while drinking a beer or two. You can catch varieties of fish like Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Northern Pike, and Bluegill. It’s also a popular spot for other water recreational activities, so it’s also convenient and very much accessible.
No. 3 Grand Lake, Granby
If you are looking for a bit of adventure, then you might want to consider Grand Lake. More than 102 miles from Denver, this fishing spot is right at the center of the world renown Colorado Rocky Mountains. Varieties of fish to may catch here includes Mackinaw, Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, and Kokanee.
No. 4 Corn Lake, Grand Junction
But if you are bringing the whole pack, then consider heading to Corn Lake as they have great amenities like hiking and ample picnic areas. So you can head to your fishing spot and enjoy a day of pure relaxation while your family is nestled nearby. And if you are lucky enough you might reel in Crappie, Bass, Bluegill, and Channel Catfish. It even features clean bathrooms for your family.
No. 5 Georgetown Lake, Georgetown
No matter what season it is, Georgetown Lake got you covered. It’s a popular fishing spot all year round but the peak of the fishing season starts during spring; it’s the perfect trout fisherman’s place. You can find Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, and Brook Trout in its waters.
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