HomeFishing SpotsCreede AreaRio Grande - Float: Wagon Wheel Gap to Palisade

Rio Grande - Headwaters to Reservoir

  • Creede
Elevation: 10800 -12000
Access:
  • Short Walk
  • Mountain Bike
  • Car (4x4 not required)
  • 4x4/Jeep
  • Motorcycle/Dirtbike
  • ATV
Seasonal Accessability:
  • Late Spring/Summer/Fall
Water Type:
  • River
  • Stream/Creek
  • High Mountain
Driving Directions:

From the town of Creede travel west on State Hwy 149 for 19 miles. Turn left and travel west on Forest Road 520. Travel west on 520 for 18 miles until you reach the upper end of Rio Grande Reservoir.

Restrictions: Must have Colorado Fishing License to fish.
Commonly Caught Species:
  • Rainbow Trout
Suggested Bait: Flies, Lures
Fishing Method:
  • Flyfishing
  • Wading
Photo Credits:

Photo by Kara Brittain • Photo 1 • Photo 2 • b4studio.com

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