Welcome to FishingNotes.com Pueblo Reservoir fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Pueblo Reservoir water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Colorado
Latitude:
38.266010
Maximum Depth (ft):
125
County:
Pueblo
Longitude:
-104.738349
Normal Elevation (ft):
4962
Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir
Water Clarity:
1-3 ft
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
4000
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
No Restrictions
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2016-05-05
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature:
5/4/16 2 hours fishing south shore with no luck, floating a worm or with spoons/jigs 2 hours fishing a north west cove I slander a descent small mouth on a deep crank. Still no love for the floating worm however.
Guest
2016-01-27
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature:
Set up a bobber and leader and attached a little fly to it. Caught 65 trout in the river near the Valco Ponds in 3 hours. Even the fly fishermen were doing pretty good out there. None of the fish were very large, but I did catch a few in the 14-15 inch range. Most were from 10-13 inches. The water is flowing at only about 65 CFS and the trout are sitting in the holes striking at passing bugs and flies. Most of my hits were about two feet below the surface. This was my best day all winter, but I have had several good days since late November. Even caught a 5lb bass up in the lake last week.
Guest
2015-03-25
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 51
Caught a common carp in a shallow water cove on the north side of the lake. I had never caught one of these and I am glad I went to braided fishing line this year. My usual 8lb test fluorocarbon line could never have dragged this fat fish in. As it was, I had to put on a glove and wrap the line around my hand in order to get the dang thing out of the water. It took about five minutes to just get it to the rocky ledge where I stood. I didn\'t know what it was after I caught it and I only could get one lousy picture with my dumb cell phone. But it had a catfish type face with only one short \"whisker\" on each side as well as one long dorsal fin. It was very fat and had a mouth more like a sucker fish than a bass. Plus, I have never caught a bass that was this heavy. Since the fish was really fatigued and was bleeding from a cut from one of the treble hooks on my Rapala HuskyJerk#12 lure, and since I had nothing to carry him back to the truck in, I released him back to the water. I didn\'t measure or weigh him but my guess was at least two feet long and about 10 pounds. There still aren\'t any fish popping out there but there are a lot of them moving around near the point bars. Walleye are the most active, but I expect the smallmouth bass to pick up within the next week. Although there are lots of places to bank fish with the water level so high ( 4881.5\' elev ), you need a boat to do this lake some real justice.
Guest
2015-03-22
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 3
Water Temperature: 45
Walleye are definitely moving around in pre-spawn activities. I caught a 15\" Walleye just off of a rocky point in a depth of only about 5 feet. It was just as the sun hit the horizon. The fish attacked a large jerkbait that I was basically using to do some long casting before putting away the gear. I feel the smallies will be more active in another week or so.
Guest
2012-08-06
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 4
Water Temperature: 70
the best thing for wallye is white on the bottom the best things for bass long crankbaits at day shorter in the ev. and morn. catfish chicken guts trout powerbate and a sinker (no bober)
Pueblo Reservoir Largemouth Bass Rating:
3.5
Pueblo Reservoir Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With Pueblo Reservoir at 54 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is getting ready to ramp up. The male bass will start moving up from deep water toward spawning coves and the big ones are right behind them. This is a great time to get out on the water and try hitting some deeper primary and secondary points. The female bass will start feeding at this water temperature in preparation for spawn. The male bass may be up shallow especially on sunny afternoons. Fishing sunny spawning grounds that are receiving the warm spring time sun is a great way to get a few largemouth bass in the boat.
Pueblo Reservoir Smallmouth Bass Rating:
4
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 54 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Pueblo Reservoir Crappie Rating:
4
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Pueblo Reservoir Walleye Rating:
3.5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The walleye are coming off of the spawn now. Fish will be feeding very more aggressive making up for lost time eating during the spawn. Walleye will start moving back to their typical structure of choice and should be getting into the lake flats and deep structure. It?s time to hit the water. This may be the best water temperature to be on the water. There shouldn?t be too many fishermen on the water this early and there are many species that are hitting their prime water temperatures to be biting very well. Have fun today!
Pueblo Reservoir Catfish Rating:
4
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Pueblo Reservoir Spotted Bass Rating:
4
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Pueblo Reservoir White Bass Rating:
4
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- White Bass Fishing is Going to be slow this time of year. Chances of catching
White Bass this time of year are slim. Best chance of catching a White Bass this
time of year is to fish off rocky points and creek channels. White Bass will bite
on slow moving shad.
White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Pueblo Reservoir Trout Rating:
3.5
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- baitcasters work real well. more in the copper colors. they tend to bite more early and late. best chance to catch rainbows is when it is raining
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The affects of the moon on freshwater fish and game are at a minimum right now. There will be a new moon coming up here in a few days. The fisherman should never use this as an excuse to not get on the water. The affects of the moon can only enhance the outcome of a day's fishing not decrease potential catch for today. On days without the new or full moon, all other factors including weather, barometric pressure, wind and cloud cover will make up today's equation for success.

Sunrise:

05:41 MST

Sunset:

20:11 MST

Moon Phase:


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