Eleven Mile and Spinney Reservoir are fishing good right now, especially in the early mornings. Anglers can have success both fishing from boats as well as from the shoreline. Most hook-ups are occurring right below the surface to 6 feet below. Effective patterns being black/red Chironomids, damsels, callibaetis, scuds, and leech variations.
Both Eleven Mile and Spinney Reservoir are now open and are fishing great. Anglers can have success both fishing from boats as well as from the shoreline. Most hook-ups are occurring about a foot below the surface with effective patterns being black/red Chironomids, leeches, scuds, and egg variations.
FROM: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
The Ice at Spinney Mountain State Park went from 75% yesterday to zero today! We have had a ton of wind yesterday afternoon and today. (Previous reports of ice off were incorrect, as they drove by they were seeing dark gray ice and people thought it was open water.)
SPINNEY MOUNTAIN STATE PARK OPENING DAY IS APRIL 1ST, 2017 ONE HALF HOUR BEFORE SUNRISE (6:14 A.M.).
The North Boat Ramp will be the only Boat Ramp open at this time due to water level at Spinney Mountain State Park. The water level is at 66% full as of 03/16/2017 according to the City of Aurora's website.
Eleven Mile State Park will be opening to boating at the North Shore Boat Ramp ONLY on April 1, 2017 at 6:14 a.m.
Eleven Mile Reservoir is open to ice fishing. Spinney Reservoir is currently closed for the season.