Great Fishing Spots:

Kenney Reservoir is home to a multitude of fantastic fishing spots. Here's a map to get you started finding to perfect fishing hole:

Kenney Fishing Spots

RBWCD Fishing Derby

The first weekend of June is Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District's Fishing Derby

The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District in cooperation with the Colorado Parks and Wildlife is pleased to present the 2020 Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, Fishing Derby. The goal of the event is to promote, educate, and showcase available water-related outdoor recreation and ecological learning relevant to western Rio Blanco County in conjunction with the Colorado FREE Fishing Weekend of June 5th and 6th. The weekend creates an outdoor opportunity for participation for youth, families, and individuals. The event includes a NO FEE boating and camping weekend at Kenney Reservoir commencing Friday the day before the fishing derby. The event includes free boating and camping at Kenney Reservoir and is hi-lighted with a 2-day fishing derby which includes a youth fishing derby on Saturday, June 6th with several prizes from our sponsors!!

Derby Information:

The Rio Blanco Conservencie District wants to thank everyone that participated in our yearly Fishing Derby.

We also want to give a big thank you to all our sponsors and volunteers that helped make this event amazing we could not have done it without you.

Please check back next year for Rules, Regulations, and Registration. We hope to see returning competitors and new faces alike.

Categories Winners:

We are working to get photos and derby winners up so come back and see who won and see if you can beat them next year.

Additional Information

All Colorado Parks and Wildlife laws and limits are strictly enforced. Additional information can be found in the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Broucher Opens in new window or by contacting the local CPW office.

The Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District is not responsible for accidents, injury, or theft.

In the interest of public safety and for the preservation of the recreational facilities we require all users to abide by the following rules:

  • Place trash in containers provided
  • Glass bottles are not permitted in any area
  • Conduct yourself in a safe and courteous manner at all times
  • Obey all Colorado Boating Rules and Regulations
  • Keep all pets on a leash and clean up after them
  • Build fires only in designated fire rings or grills
  • Do not cut trees or shrubs for firewood
  • Discharge of fireworks and firearms is strictly prohibited