Lake Dillon is located in Colorado’s Summit County, one of the highest counties in the country. This lake or in actuality reservoir is located at about 9,000ft and is surrounded by great mountain communities including Breckenridge, Frisco, Silverthorne, and of course Dillon. Due to its popularity and population density you would think makes this a highly pressured fishery but in fact may be underutilized. The reason for this is the other world class waters near by including two different sections of the Blue River, Ten Mile Creek, and the Snake River. Whether you end up on shore or in a boat you will have great angling opportunity for a large variety of salmonids.
Lake Dillon is a under pressured immense body of water that offers anglers of skill levels equal opportunity at fish. No matter whether it is your first time cast a fly rod or your 100th day on the water for the season you have opportunity to land seven different salmonid species either from the bank or boat making this a very diverse and special body of water.
This water is fishable year round with open water season typically beginning in April and running into November, with spawn seasons at the beginning and end of each open water season. This is one of the few waters in Colorado that allow you to hunt down Kokanee Salmon and the even more elusive Arctic Char. Don’t forget you Mysis and long leaders and we will see you out on the water soon!