Breckenridge, Frisco & Dillon Ice FishingWith over 5 square miles of surface area, it is hard to believe that Lake Dillon freezes at all, but after a few months of cold winter weather, the lake transforms into a sparkling sheet of thick ice. The large lake provides plenty of room for a plethora of winter activities, one of which is Dillon Reservoir ice fishing. Ice fishing on Lake Dillon is fun for both anglers and newbies alike. Big Ed’s Fishing Ventures offers full-day or half-day ice fishing trips near Breckenridge and Dillon. Their experienced guides will help get everything set up safely so you can enjoy some quality time out on the lake.
Lake Dillon Ice Fishing Near Breckenridge & FriscoExperience ice fishing near Breckenridge at over 9,000 feet on Lake Dillon with views of Frisco and Dillon. The lake is home to brown trout, rainbow trout, kokanee salmon, arctic char, and smallmouth bass. Depending on ice conditions on the lake, guided trips usually run from around Thanksgiving through the middle of April. Reserve a warming hut with heaters, gear, tackle, bait and ice fishing sonars or take a guided tour to different access points and gain a higher chance of catching large fish to bring home for dinner! Most companies offer a variety of different trips depending on age, mobility, and experience levels.
Ice fishing is great as it accommodates all parties, children, and experience levels. Each person must obtain their fishing license from Walmart or City Market, or buy online. It is $9.00 fee for a one day license for ages 16 and up. Five day or annual licenses are also available at these locations.
Ice Fishing Vendors:
Big Ed’s Fishing Ventures - 150 Marina Drive, Dillon, CO 80435 | (970) 389-1720
Alpine Fishing Adventures - 267 Marina Road, Frisco, CO 80443 | (303) 885-6292