Antero Reservoir, Fairplay Colorado - Antero Reservoir is a shallow yet expansive lake with a fast growth rate for its various trout inhabitants. Species in Antero Reservoir: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Kokanee, Cutbow Trout, Splake, Brook Trout
Antero was the first dam on the South Platte River. Antero is derived from the Spanish word "first," as it was the first dam on the South Platte River near the river's origin. Originally built in 190... Log into read more...
Getting there: From Denver take US-285 through Fairplay to US-24. About a mile south of Fairplay veer southeast on Highway 9 toward Hartsel. After about 15 miles you will reach a stop sign at the intersection with Higway 24. Turn right (west) on Highway 24. The entrances to Antero Reservoir will be on your right The entrance to the north access will be first and the entrance to the south access next.
From Co. Springs take US-24 through Hartsel to the Antero entrance on your right.
Fees: No fee.
Boating: All Boats Allowed. Antero Reservoir will open to trailered boats on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The north boat ramp will be ... Log infor more detail...
Special Regulations: Bag and possession limits for trout is two of any size
Portable ice fishing shelter only. Portable ice shelters must be removed from surface of lake when not in use
Fish caught and placed on a stringer, in a container or live well, or not returned to the water immediately count in your daily bag and possession limit
Visit this site for regulations specific to Antero, http://www.denverwater.org/recreation/ANTERO_REGULATIONS.pdf Log infor more detail...