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Colorado Fish Species

Arctic Char
Arctic Grayling
Bigmouth Buffalo
Black Bullhead
Black Crappie
Blue Catfish
Bluehead sucker
Bonytail Chub
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Channel Catfish
Colorado Pikeminnow
Colorado River Cutthroat
Common Carp
Creek Chub
Cutbow Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Emerald Shiner
Flannelmouth Sucker
Flathead Catfish
Flathead Chub
Freshwater Drum
Gizzard Shad
Golden Shiner
Golden Trout
Grass Carp
Green Sunfish
Greenback Cutthroat
Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto)
Lake Chub
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Longnose Sucker
Mountain Whitefish
Northern Pike
Orangespotted Sunfish
Rainbow Trout
Redear Sunfish
River Carpsucker
Roundtail Chub
Sacramento Perch
Smallmouth Bass
Snake River Cutthroat
Spottail Shiner
Spotted Bass
Striped Bass
Sunfish (Bream)
Tiger Muskie
Tiger Trout
White Bass
White Crappie
White Sucker
Yellow Bullhead
Yellow Perch
Yellowstone Cutthroat

Lakes with Striped Bass on FishExplorer
Adobe Creek Reservoir (Blue Lake)
John Martin Reservoir
Prewitt Reservoir

2 lakes were found with Striped Bass that have incomplete research and may not be active, but are listed. Log in or create a free account to view the rest of the list of lakes with Striped Bass.
Striped Bass
Striped bass go by a wide range of names including Atlantic striped bass, stripers, linesiders, rock, pimpfish, or rockfish.  Native to the eastern seaboard of the US and Canada, from the St. Lawrence River to Louisiana, stripers have been introduced to the Pacific coast, Texas and numerous impoundments throughout the country.  The largest of the true bass family, this anadromous fish has gain great popularity with anglers wherever it has been introduced.

Rockfish are readily identifiable by their streamlined silvery bodies, marked with seven or eight stripes running from behind the gill plate to the tail. The dorsal fin is separated into spiny and soft-rayed portions. Further, they have a pair of tooth patches on the tongue.   Striped bass have been recorded over 6 ft in length and 125 pounds, although most consider any fish over 10 pounds in fresh water to be a respectable catch.  They are believed to live upwards of 30 years.
Striped bass travel up rivers to spawn in water of 61 to 69 degrees from April through mid-June. The female broadcast eggs into the water column, as do other temperate bass, where they are fertilized by one or more males. The males bump the female until ripe eggs are discharged and scattered in the water as males release sperm. Female striped bass mature as early as age 4, males reach sexual maturity as early as age 2 or 3.  Eggs hatch within one to three days after fertilization, depending on the water temperature.
Initially juvenile bass feed primarily on crustaceans, insect larvae, and larval fish.  As stripers mature they become primarily piscivores or fish-eaters.  By year one, they are typically four to five inches long, 11-12 inches year two and sixteen or more by year three.  Exceptional growth rates, willingness to take a lure, hard fighting when hooked, and excellent table fare, it is easy to understand the popularity of Striped Bass.
Most Recent Striped Bass Forum Posts
Lake Powell Recommendations 12.31.20 by spicyhombre
Fishing Boedecker 06.17.18 by Boogi3m@n
Fishing Boedecker 06.12.18 by Boogi3m@n
New record... 05.16.17 by motoxxx43
fishing lake pueblo 05.07.17 by f vigil
lake Powell fishing on fire... 04.29.17 by TeamGR3
Lake Mead 04.23.15 by fishingfreak
help with lake powell 02.19.15 by sylvan
Record Striper Info? 03.22.14 by Russian
Colorado Striper Question 06.23.13 by Ch00Chee
Striped Bass Articles, Blogs, & Podcasts
Blog: Hump Days 10.18.16 by Neal Wilkinson
Blog: Chasing Boils 07.31.15 by David Coulson
Blog: Pleasant day at Lake Pleasant 02.15.13 by David Coulson
Blog: Boomerang Tool Co. Grip 11.07.12 by Joshua Christensen
Blog: 4 Apps Every Angler With A Smartphone Should Use 02.09.12 by Joshua Christensen
Blog: Clouser Pattern Detailed - New Article 12.16.11 by Matt Snider
Blog: Striper Report, Lake Livingston 12.03.11 by Amy Block
Blog: Diamond Valley largemouth and stripers 10.07.11 by Mike Stevens
Recent Colorado Striped Bass Photos by Fish Explorer Members
by The Dooze - by Fishing Champ - by Maurice USARET - by Maurice USARET - by Kubla Ki - by Angler Jack - by catfishking - ice fishing in december by fishinwfoos - Not Standley but a Striper from Powell. Fishin boils w foos. by JohnsFishing - Nam`s 2nd big fish from CC.  Lure - Silver Kastmaster w/blue stripe.  May 2005 by Sackamacka -
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