Chatfield Lake

Current Temperature:
57°

Est Water Temperature:
71° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
30.05 (High)

Wind Speed:
South at 03 Knots (3 MPH)

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Chatfield Lake
National Pro Reports

Colorado Reports

Pinewood Lake, CO
2014-08-22
Reservoir was low, no bites, used power bait (for the kids), spinners, and lipless crank bait. No luck; got skunked. Fished on 8/17 in the AM.... [more]

Dixon Reservoir, CO
2014-08-10
... [more]

Chatfield Lake General Information
Welcome to FishingNotes.com Chatfield Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Vital fishing information for Chatfield Lake, including mean water temperature and moon phase. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Chatfield Lake Dam, located southwest of Denver on the South Platte River, was the second of three dams built to protect the Denver region from floods. The 1,479-acre land and the 5,300 acres surrounding it provide a myriad of recreational opportunities including camping, fishing, and swimming. Chatfield Nature Preserve for environmental studies and the old Hildebrand Homestead, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, are open to visitors. [Chatfield Lake. www.nwk.usace.army.mil, 02/05/2008]
State:
Colorado

County:
Denver

Inpoundment Type:
Reservoir

Surface Area (acres):
0

Lake Management:
State Park

Latitude:
39.524025

Longitude:
-105.070152

Water Clarity:
1-3 ft

Water Temp Factors:


Maximum Depth (ft):
40

Normal Elevation (ft):
5432

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Chatfield Lake Community Fishing Reports


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Chatfield Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Chatfield Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
   2.7/5
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Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
71 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Chatfield Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

[ Smallmouth Bass Info ]
Chatfield Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
   2.6/5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 71. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Chatfield Lake Crappie Fishing

[ Crappie Info ]
Chatfield Lake Crappie Rating:
   2.4/5
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Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie prefer this water temperature and will be actively feeding and staying in solid patterns. Baitfish are more active and schooling in all parts of the lake in this water temperature.
Chatfield Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
Chatfield Lake Walleye Rating:
   2.9/5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Chatfield Lake Catfish Fishing

[ Catfish Info ]
Chatfield Lake Catfish Rating:
   3.2/5
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- they are a biting green worms and gulp catfish bait landed a 27.3 channel near beaver damn in king
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The entire catfish family is very active and actively feeding in this water temperature. All catfish including blue catfish, flathead and channel catfish will be looking for their next meal. Itís perfect time to get on the water and fill the freezer. Good luck out there.
Chatfield Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

[ Spotted Bass Info ]
Chatfield Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
   3.1/5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 71 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Chatfield Lake White Bass Fishing

[ White Bass Info ]
Chatfield Lake White Bass Rating:
   2.2/5
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Chatfield Lake Trout Fishing

[ Trout Info ]
Chatfield Lake Trout Rating:
   3.6/5
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Chatfield Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.
Sunrise:
06:24 MST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

Sunset:
19:41 MST







Chatfield Lake Links
State Department of Wildlife and Parks
http://wildlife.state.co.us  

State Fishing Licensee
https://www1.wildlifelicense.com/co  

State Parks
http://parks.state.co.us/  

State Fishing Records
http://wildlife.state.co.us/Fishing/Awar...