“Antero” is Spanish for” first”, and the Antero reservoir is the result of the first dam placed on the South Platte River. Owned by Denver Water, it helps supply the capital city with drinking water. It was closed from 2002 to 2007 because of the drought. Now re-filled and re-stocked, it holds a bounty of lunkers, CDOW reports plenty of trout in the 15′-18′ size range. Is there one with your name on it?
Antero Reservoir is located in central Park County, Colorado- approx. 50 miles west of Colorado Springs. Use the map Locator below, click on “Get Directions!” for Google Maps™ directions.
Fish Weigh-In on South Shore Only- Be in Line by 2:00 P.M.
REGISTRATION & CHECK IN IS AVAILABLE AT BOTH SHORES!
Parking IS limited, please consider carpooling if possible.
Hot Food will be available for purchase:
Breakfast Burritos provided by the Highline Cafe’ & Saloon of Hartsel.
Choice of bacon, sausage, or chorizo w/egg, potato, green chili & cheese.
$5 each or 2 for $8
Coffee or hot chocolate also available
Serving at both north and south check in/registration locations.
Directions to Antero Reservoir: