Fishing Permits

Lake Capote Fishing

photo by Robert Ortiz, Southern Ute Drum

Daily fishing permits, specific to Lake Capote, will be issued on site and are limited to 1 per person. Permits are valid for 1 full day, or until the permittee has reached the daily bag limit, whichever comes first.  A derby fishing permit is also available and is required to be eligible to receive cash prizes during a season-long fishing derby being held at the Lake. The following fee schedule applies to fishing permits available at Lake Capote. All visitors are required to obtain the appropriate permit(s) for the activities they are engaged in.

General Public Price Per Day
Adult Fishing $10
Youth Fishing $4
Derby $20


SUIT Tribal Members Price Per Day
Adult Fishing
(13-54 years old)
Youth Fishing
(up to 12 years old)
Elders Fishing FREE
Derby-ALL $20

Stream Fishing Permits

Find out about SUIT Division Of Wildlife Stream Permits here.


Fishermen Note
You do NOT need a State of Colorado fishing license to fish at Lake Capote, and Southern Ute Stream Fishing Permits are for streams only. You must purchase a daily Lake fishing permit to fish at Lake Capote.