Rifle Gap Reservoir Fishing

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Rifle Gap Reservoir Fishing

Rifle Gap Reservoir Near Rifle is located in Garfield County in Colorado. If you live in Rifle or Silt you're less than 10 miles from Rifle Gap Reservoir. The fishing regulatory body for Colorado is Colorado Parks and Widlife. If you need a fishing licence you can purchase one directly from Rifle Gap Reservoir Fishing License 24/7. Prices and optons are listed including non resident fishing licenses. Please ensure to adhere to the fishing regulations for the state. Remember, regulations are there to protect fish species and enable fishing for generations to come.

Rifle Gap Reservoir Fishing Report Card

Here's your fishing report for today the 2nd of March for Rifle Gap Reservoir. We take a number of different data points to make our fishing recommendation. Our recommendation is based on aspects about the weather conditions, moon phase & water conditions. Of course these should only be used as indicators combined with your own past fishing experience fishing on the banks of Rifle Gap Reservoir.

Clour Cover

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It's common knowlege cloud cover is an angler's best friend. Bring a hat and sun cream, yip with cloud coverage at 1% you'll need to find an artifical shade to cast a shadow if heading out to Rifle Gap Reservoir to fish today.


  • Poor Fishing

Wind Direction

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There’s an old saying on wind direction which has many variations but here's the most popular which I'm sure you've heard: “Wind from the West, fish bite the best. Wind from the East, fish bite the least. Wind from the North, do not go forth. Wind from the South blows bait in their mouth.” Its less so about the direction but the cause for the direction. We’ll cover this more in a blog post soon but for Rifle Gap Reservoir right now the wind is coming from a easterly direction which means fishing is least optimal.


  • Poor Fishing

Wind Speed

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With the wind at 4 mph hardly a puff out there makes for a calm mirror like surface. With the wind so light less ripples in the water makes it more difficult to mask the line and lure on Rifle Gap Reservoir


  • Average

Moon Phase

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Moon phases have split fishing folk's opinion straight down the middle with the bigger impact on saltwater fishing but some freshwater anglers swear their catch improves when the moon is in a "New" or "Full" moon phase. These phases cause bigger tides making fish more active and susceptible to feeding meaning an opportunity for you to nab a catch. Rifle Gap Reservoir is currently under a "Waning Gibbous" phase which means its less optimal fishing time.


  • Poor Fishing

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Rifle Gap Reservoir Fishing 7 Day Weather Report

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Fish Information For Rifle Gap Reservoir

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Rifle Gap Reservoir Water Conditions

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Rifle Gap Reservoir Fishing Lunar Forcecast

Moon phases have a signifigant impact on fishing. The moon in the night skies over Rifle Gap Reservoir is in a Waning Gibbous phase. This means if you're planning of fishing at night then fishing conditions are optimal. Due to the moon conditions night brightness levels are at 66%.