Fishing

Unfortunately, we have had many issues with fishing violations last summer. and this winter, which have forced us to add more restrictions.   Please review the rules and regulations, and remember that everyone needs a current fishing badge attached
to their outer clothing.  Thank you so much for your cooperation.

 Happy fishing everyone!

 

Another Montana gem, the Big Hole.     Harris Park Metro District Fishing Application and Regulations
Late summer of 2020, Lake #1 will be under repair to fix our dam.  The lake will be closed in late June and will be drained.   Lake #2 and Flora Pond will be restocked as normal. 

During the restocking weeks, Lake #2 and Flora Pond will be closed from Monday through Thursday, and will reopen Friday morning.

1st stocking-Monday, May 18
2nd stocking-Monday, June 29
(On this stocking only,  Lake #2 and Flora Pond will be closed on Monday, June 29.  Lake #2 will reopen on Friday morning, July 3.  Flora Pond will reopen on Saturday morning, July 4).
3rd stocking-Monday, July 27
4th stocking-August 24

Fishing Application 2020-21

Due to our current health pandemic, please mail in all applications with your payment.  Badges will be mailed to you.  If you can only make cash transactions, you must contact Gail Stokes 303-838-5871 to make arrangements.  Unannounced “walkups” are unacceptable.

How to obtain a fishing badge:
Click on the link above titled “Fishing Application 2020-21.”  Complete, Print,
Mail the application with your payment. 
Forms are also available at the front of the Community Center Building.  Please remember that you need to pay your $50 Community Fee in order to get fishing badges.  Please allow 7-10 business days to process and receive your fishing badges.
Please make checks payable and mail to :
Harris Park Metro District, 2154 Shelton Dr. Bailey, CO 80421.
Any additional questions about fishing badges please call Administrator:  Gail Stokes at 303-838-5871.

Fishing Regulations Residents and Property Owners 2020-21

Fishing Regulations Vacation Property Owners 2020-21

  • All property owners/residents desiring fishing badges must first submit their yearly Community Fee of $50/property.  Fishing badges are available at a cost of $30/badge and are valid from May 1 – April 30 of the following year.  Up to 6 badges per household.
  • Non-property owners may NOT fish in the Harris Park Lakes unless they are a guest of a Harris Park property owner.  Property owners and their guests must all have, and carry, valid fishing badges while fishing.
  • You do NOT need a Colorado State fishing license to fish in Harris Park.  You MUST have a Harris Park fishing badge to fish in HP lakes.
  • All those who wish to fish MUST observe and abide by  the Harris Park Fishing Regulations. Please click on the link above; read and then print the pdf of the complete fishing regulations.
  • All of the lakes and ponds in Harris Park are private lakes that are commercially stocked four (4) times a year.  Fishing in the Harris Park Lakes is available to all Harris Park Estates property owners and/or residents and their guests who have current, valid fishing badges.  These lakes and ponds are NOT open to the public. On this page you will find fishing rules, how to obtain a badge, payment info, and Harris Park mailing address for payment.  Please read through entire Rules and Regulations.