Fishing in Highlands Ranch

Grab your fishing pole and visit any of the convenient fishing holes in our community. While fishing in Highlands Ranch, visitors must adhere to the state fishing regulations Рanyone older than 16 must have a fishing license. Additionally we encourage catch and release at all of our ponds, and ice fishing is prohibited.

 


Cheese Ranch Historic & Natural Area

9191 Sugarstone Cir.

Fish species Stocking schedule
Largemouth Bass
Bluegill
April

Directions: The pond at Cheese Ranch Historic & Natural Area is tucked into a neighborhood north of University and south of Gleneagles Village Pkwy. To find the pond, take Crossointe Dr. north from University and turn right on Sugarstone Cir. Park along Sugarstone Cir. and walk to Cheese Ranch Historic & Natural Area via one of two trail spurs accessible along Sugarstone Cir.


Fly’n B Pond

2910 Plaza Dr.

Fish species Stocking schedule
Channel Catfish
Bluegill
Largemouth Bass
April and special events

Directions: Fly’n B Park is located in the northwestern part of Highlands Ranch along Plaza Dr., one mile west of Lucent Blvd. next to the Windcrest retirement community. The pond at Fly’n B Park features a pier and fishing dock from which anglers can cast their line.


Johnny’s Pond

3187 Plaza Dr.

Fish species Stocking schedule
Channel Catfish
Bluegill
Largemouth Bass
Varies

Directions: Johnny’s Pond is located in the northwestern part of Highlands Ranch along Plaza Dr., more than one mile west of Lucent Blvd. next to the Windcrest retirement community. The pond features a picnic shelter and dock. Parking is only available at Fly’n B Park, which is a quarter mile east on Plaza Drive. Street parking is not allowed at this location.


Spring Gulch Pond – artificial fly and lure only, catch and release only

Fish species Stocking schedule
Largemouth Bass
Channel Catfish
Black Crappie
Bluegill
Green Sunfish
April

Directions: Spring Gulch Pond is located in the western part of Highlands Ranch, west of Santa Fe Dr. along the High Line Canal Trail. Visitors can park at a trailhead parking lot west of Santa Fe Dr., on Carder Ct. and hop on the trail and walk south to the pond. The site features a park shelter and floating fishing dock. The pond is ADA accessible.


Wagon Box Pond

In the Big Dry Creek Open Space, north of McArthur Ranch Road

Directions: Wagon Box Pond is located in the eastern part of Highlands Ranch, north of McArthur Ranch Road. Visitors may access it via open space trail connections at Wagon Box Circle, Fox Meadow Drive, Redcone Way or Tracewood Circle. Link to Google Map.


Redstone Park Pond

Fishing at Redstone Pond is not available at this time. Please visit one of the other Highlands Ranch fishing locations above.

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