This Weekend in Logan County

It's time to go fishing, Colorado - it's Free Fishing Weekend!

Resident and nonresident anglers of all ages are invited to participate in #FreeFishingWeekend, June 4-5. Keep reading for some great fishing spots in Logan County's wide-open outdoors.

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1. North Sterling State Park. This excellent warm-water fishery features wiper, walleye, channel catfish, crappie, yellow perch, bluegill, northern pike, tiger muskie, and trout. Fishing is permitted along the entire state-owned shoreline. North Sterling State Park is open to fishing year-round.

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2. Prewitt Reservoir State Wildlife Area. Anglers can expect quality fishing for walleye, saugeye, crappie, and channel catfish. Wiper can also be caught. Wakeless boating is permitted.

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3. Jumbo Reservoir State Wildlife Area. This reservoir is primarily managed as a warm-water fishery, focused on walleye. However, efforts are also made to provide quality fishing opportunities for crappie, smallmouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish.

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4. Overland Trail Recreation Area Fishing Pond. Located right in Sterling, this small pond offers a floating dock and plenty of shoreline for a fun afternoon of fishing for small and large mouth bass.

As you plan your trip to Sterling and Logan County:

Skip the Traffic Jams

Are you ready for a Colorado road trip to Sterling? Find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary. Here you’ll discover a plethora of activities for every level of adventure. And to top it all off, you’ll rarely be caught in a traffic jam or stand in line. It’s what we like to call free-range tourism and we’ve got the space to find your place, no matter the weather!

Ditch the Long Lines

We are open for you to enjoy our culinary culture which includes down-home favorites at the local diners and exquisite cuisine in upscale restaurants. A gigantic scoop of hard ice cream is a favorite at the charming Simkins Parlour and the Hot Spot Smokehouse has some of the best barbecue around. Stop at the Parts & Labor Brewing Company for a selection from their diverse menu and a brew made with locally grown wheat.

Roam Freely and Relax

Accommodations in Sterling and Logan County range from a quaint boutique motel to modern hotels in beautiful settings. Travelers who prefer recreational vehicles or tent camping will feel right at home at our campsite facilities.

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