Looking to go fishing in the Pikes Peak area? Here are four great spots to cast a line.

North Slope Recreation Area

Crystal Creek Reservoir and North and South Catamount reservoirs

coloradosprings.gov/pikes-peak-americas-mountain/page/north-slope-recreation-area

• $5 fee per person at Pikes Peak Highway gate

• Non-motorized boats

• Limit four trout, except at Crystal Creek during emergency salvage

• Bait allowed at Crystal Creek and South Catamount. Artificial flies and lures only at North Catamount

South Slope Recreation Area

McReynolds and Mason reservoirs

coloradosprings.gov/pikes-peak-americas-mountain/page/south-slope-recreation-area

• Opening expected in late May

• Permit only, access from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday-Sunday

• Non-motorized boats

• Limit one fish 16 inches or smaller at Mason, catch and release at McReynolds

• Mason Trail 9.4 miles round trip

Skaguay Reservoir

Parks and Wildlife office in Salida: 719-530-5520

7 miles east of Victor on County Road 861

• Wakeless boating

• Limit four trout, no limit on northern pike

Rosemont Reservoir

Local Parks and Wildlife office: 719-227-5200

From Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard in Colorado Springs, take Old Stage Road, which becomes Gold Camp Road, and continue west for 12 miles to parking area

• No boating

• No dogs

• Artificial flies and lures only

• Statewide bag and possession limits

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