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Fishing....A Great Outdoor Activity

Fishing in Rangely

Children Fishing

You must have a valid Colorado fishing license to fish in Rangely.  Fishing license are available at many locations in Rangely.  The state offers a one-day and three-day license at a reasonable cost.

Should you hook one of Colorado's endangered native river fish, such as the Pike Minnow, you must return the fish to the river safely and immediately. To obtain additional information, to include photos, of the endangered fish, obtain a copy of the Colorado Division of Wildlife Fishing Brochure, which is available in many Rangely stores.

Available Fishing Options in Rangely:
Camper Park Ponds

Located at the east end of Rangely within Camper Park, which can be accessed by turning off Main Street onto Purdy Road. The Department of Wildlife stocks the ponds annually with approximately 500-1000 trout.

Kenney Reservoir & White River

The Reservoir has Black Crappie, Channel Catfish as well as Rainbow Trout. Many Rangely natives enjoy fishing at the Reservoir and most know that the best fishing is right below the dam where you may also catch a Whitefish.

Teaching the Youth to Fish

Taking the youth fishing is a great way to create lasting memories or even start a fun summer tradition!  Spending time in nature is not only good for your health and soul but also creates a wonderful lasting bond.

Relaxing times by a gurgling brook, a whispering stream or placid lake are all possible in Rangely. Best of all, it need not be expensive, require a lot of time or a long drive.  

Getting started isn’t complicated, just follow our basic equipment guide.

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