Fishing in Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir, located south of Quincy Avenue, is administered by the Aurora Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department and offers a wealth of opportunities for fishermen, whether dedicated or more casual. A number of special regulations are in effect.
Entry costs $10 daily. Annual passes are available for $50 for Aurora residents and $60 for others, with discounts for seniors available. The area reservoir is open from dawn to dusk.
No gasoline-powered boats are permitted. All craft including belly boats, inflatable pontoons and sailboards must have a watercraft access permit with a one-time cost of $10 and must be inspected for aquatic nuisance species before launching.
The daily bag and possession limit for trout is two fish. The minimum size for largemouth and smallmouth bass is 15 inches. The minimum for walleyes is 18 inches. Only one walleye exceeding 21 inches may be taken per day.
Call 303-690-1286 for information and a current fishing report