SUIT Division of Wildlife Stream Permits

Lake Capote is also a vendor for Southern Ute Stream Fishing Permits.  Stream Fishing permits are not valid for use at Lake Capote.  To fish at Lake Capote a seperate permit  must be purchased on site.  A Colorado State fishing license is not valid or required to fish at Lake Capote or on lands designated part of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.

Southern Ute Tribal Members

Enrolled Southern Ute Tribal members, both juneviles and adults, must have in their possession a Southern Ute Fishing Permit when fishing on the Southern Ute Reservation.  No State fishing permit is required, and a Tribal permit allows a Tribal member to take game fish from all waters within the exterior Reservation boundary.  A Tribal member stream fishing permit is issued free of charge and is valid for the calendar year in which it is issued.  A Tribal member must show proof of enrollment by presenting his or her Tribal census card.  Tribal Members may acquire a stream fishing permit from the Tribe’s Division of Wildlife in Ignacio, Colorado.

Southern Ute Member — Senior Fishing Permit

Southern Ute Tribal members age 55 or over may receive a lifetime stream fishing permit through the Wildlife Division.  A Tribal member Senior Fishing Permit is issued free of charge and is a lifetime permit.  A Tribal member must show proof of enrollment and age by presenting his or her Tribal census card.

Non-Tribal Members (General Public)

All nonTribal members must obtain a Tribal stream fishing permit to fish on designated Tribal waters.  A Colorado State fishing license is not required to fish on Tribal waters but is required to fish on private property and public waters (i.e. Navajo and Pastorius Reservoir) within the Reservation boundaries.  A list of designated waters and specific restrictions regarding access on Tribal assignments, allotments and private property is availabe on the Tribe’s Division of Wildlife website.

General Public Stream Fishing Permit Fees

Permit Type Two Day Five Day Season
Juvenile (12 years and under) $10 $15 $30
Adult (13 years and older) $20 $25 $50
2 Day Access Permit (13 years and older)
This is required for any non-fishing adult wishing to accompany a non-member fisherman on designated Tribal waters.
$5 n/a n/a
Permit Replacement
All non-Tribal fishermen needing to replace lost or damaged fishing permits can purchase duplicates at the Southern Ute Division of Wildlife Office.
$5