Guide To Fishing At Chatfield Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for smallmouth bass, channel catfish, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill and yellow perch at Chatfield Reservoir in Colorado.
With 1,500 surface acres, Chatfield Reservoir is an ideal location for boating and fishing just outside Denver. There are over 25 miles of shoreline to fish from boats or from the bank. Hiking paths around the lake provide accessibility to sections of the lake for fishing from the bank.
Chatfield Lake has boat ramps, a marina and plenty of room for all boating activities, camping and fishing. The lake is home to bass, catfish, walleye, sunfish and perch. There are sections of the lake that are "no wake" zones, which provide some ideal areas for fishing.
Fish Species in Chatfield Reservoir, CO
Chatfield Reservoir Amenities
Boat Rentals: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoons
Inside Chatfield State Park
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Chatfield Lake North Boat Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, this is a four-lane, concrete ramp with docks and plenty of paved parking.
Chatfield Lake South Boat Ramp
Located in Chatfield State Park, on the south side of the lake, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and excellent, paved parking.
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Closest Campgrounds & RV Parks
Chatfield State Park Campground - 303 470-1144
Chatfield Reservoir CO Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
11500 N. Roxborough Park Rd
Littleton, CO, 80125
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General Fishing Info
Bass, perch and catfish fishing in north-central CO.