Ice Fish Colorado, Species of fish found in Colorado

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Colorado has a wide variety of cold and warm water sport fish to target as an angler. These species include:

Trout & Char

  • Splake Grayling Lake Trout
  • Tiger Trout
  • Brown Trout
  • Brook Trout
  • Golden Trout
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Mountain Whitefish
  • Colorado Cutthroat Trout
  • Greenback Cutthroat Trout
  • Rio Grande Cutthruat Trout


  • Kokanee Salmon

Bass & Hybrids

  • White Bass
  • Spotted Bass
  • Striped Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass

Pan Fish

  • Bluegill
  • Green Sunfish
  • Black Crappie

Walleye & Perch

  • Walleye
  • Saugeye
  • Yellow Perch

Sport Fish Colorado primarily focuses on fishing for rainbow trout, brown trout, cutbows, snake river cutthroat, green back cutthroat, brook trout, lake trout, splake, norther pike, and perch in the bodies of water that we target.

However, there are a lot of other great ice fishing opportunities in Colorado for species such as walley, smallmouth bass, crappie, and even cat fish and largemouth bass! This page is dedicated to the sport fish of Colorado that you can target through the ice.


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