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Chatfield Reservoir

Status:  Log in or Register... 06.23.22
Water Tmp:  09.20.22
Level:  09.20.22
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Chatfield Reservoir: 09.20.22
Chatfield Reservoir on FishExplorer has 2469 historic conditions reports, 1407 historic water temperature updates, 712 historic status updates, 972 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Curtis Kees
Fish Species in Chatfield Reservoir:
Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Trout, plus 8 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Chatfield Reservoir
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

Chatfield is one of Denver's most popular Front Range lakes and was built to control flooding after several floods caused major damage to Denver. There are plenty of trout to chase here but Chatfield has gained a reputation as a tremendous smallmouth and walleye fishery. Tiger muskie have been stock... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

From Denver, take Wadsworth Blvd. (Colorado Highway 121) south past C-470, and turn left into the Park at the Deer Creek entrance. As an alternate route, take Santa Fe Blvd. south to Titan Parkway, turn west on Titan Parkway to Roxborough Park Road, and turn north to the Plum Creek entrance.

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Chatfield Master Angler Awards
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Chatfield Reservoir Stocking 2019 to 2021
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