See the park?s homepage for current weather conditions. For more information, click on the "Boating" sub-link found under the Park Activity link on the left side of Spinney Mountain's home page. ? Shorthanded CU Buffs men’s basketball pulls away from South Dakota in season opener, No fans allowed at CHSAA championship football games in Pueblo County, After first start, Saints quarterback Taysom Hill has attention of Broncos’ defense, Denver Mayor Hancock apologizes for flying for Thanksgiving after urging others not to travel due to COVID-19, Denver mayor traveled for Thanksgiving despite pandemic and Twitter was not happy about it, Health officials lift shutdown orders for 5 Douglas County restaurants that violated COVID-19 restrictions, Another district court judge says inappropriate conduct by other judges is the norm in Adams County, Record Denver snowfall is rare for multiple reasons. Without going so far as to call it as their reason for being, Atha and Perizzolo will have a renewed sense of purpose Friday when their favorite place in South Park to find big fish opens for the 2015 season. Fishing At Spinney Mountain . As one of only three Gold Medal lakes in the state (Steamboat Lake and North Delaney Butte Lake are the others), Spinney’s primary management goal is to produce “quality” rainbow trout fishing. Trolling with spinners and spoons is also an option before trading for tube jigs as the water warms. We might even use your image as one of our photos of the week! Here are the special rules for fishing at Spinney Mountain Reservoir: - All trailered/gas boats must undergo inspection for invasive species prior to launch and before exiting the reservoir - Artificial flies or lures only-Bag/Possession Limit: 1 trout, 20" or longer-No fishing from half an hour after sunset to half an hour before sunrise Boating at Spinney Mountain State Park. For Antero reservoir info, click here. You may also rent or purchase fishing supplies, tackle, flies, and gear in our store. Flowing out of Spinney Mountain Reservoir, meandering through prime big trout habitat, the river eventually flows into Eleven Mile Reservoir. Turn north on US 285 and drive 28 miles to US 24. Only artificial flies and lures are permitted at Spinney Mountain Reservoir, and lures with any scent are prohibited. The reservoir closes to all boating from one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise. The conditions in Spinney Res. So say the “Guide Guys,” more formally recognized as Eric Atha and John “JP” Perizzolo from The Blue Quill Angler fly shop in Evergreen. Spinney Mountain's 2,500 surface acre reservoir provides visitors with an excellent opportunity for high-country boating. Call Rob Billerbeck 303-866-3203 x4341. A strict bag-and-possession limit … ? Kokanee Salmon are another species we sometimes encounter in the fall on the Dream Stream. The Dream Stream is a great fly fishing destination close to Colorado Springs. Visit the Eleven Mile Park Office to borrow a child?s life jacket from the Life Jacket Loaner Program. That is not to say that they can’t be caught . To lore about Spinney flies and lures only water regulations, click here. Islands within the reservoir and the fenced area directly below the dam are closed to all public use at all times. A classic Colorado tailwater, the fish and aquatic life in the Dream Stream enjoy fairly consistent year-round temperatures. If you come to our store in-person, we will measure, weigh, and photograph your fish, then post pictures of it in our online gallery so that you can brag to your family and friends. All persons under the age of 13 must wear their life jacket (PFD) at all times when in any vessel that is on the water. Our store provides fishing information. Drive 10 miles west on U.S. 50. Whether it?s a lazy early morning pontoon-boat cruise or challenging the afternoon high winds with a windsurf board, this reservoir provides enough water to meet your needs.