(Bogotá D.C.)

The rainbow trout is the main target around Bogotá with its 2,600m high altitude. There are some big trouts up to 15lbs.

It is much better to fish with a boat or a belly-boat in these areas.

 

  - Embalse del Neusa

Embalse del Neusa is located between Tausa and Cogua, 80km north of Bogotá, about an hour and a half by car from Bogotá. Average temperature/13℃. You can also enjoy camping there. It is possible to fish for trouts without boats. There are some big trouts there. Entrance fee/3,800pesos, License for fishing per a day/11,000pesos.

 

  Laguna de Tota

Laguna de Tota is a beautiful natural lake located 15km south of Sogamoso, about 4 hours by car from Bogotá. There are beautiful well-organized hotels around the lake and most of the hotels have its own boats.  It is possible to fish for trouts without boats. There are some big trouts there. No charge for entrance.

     Hotel Refugio Pozo Azul

     Hotel Rocas Lindas 

 

  - Embalse del Sisga

Embalse del Sisga is located 54km north of Bogotá, about an hour by car from Bogotá. Average temperature/13℃. You can also enjoy wind-surfing there. If you want to fish for trouts without boat, recommended area is the right side from the entrance. There is another good point where the small river comes in but you need permission of the landowner to fish there. There are only small trouts in Sisga. No charge for entrance.

 

  - Embalse del Tominé

Embalse de Tominé is a big dam near Guatavita located north-east of Bogotá, about an hour by car from Bogotá. There are plenty of clubs from which you can rent a boat. The shore is totally covered by water-weed and it is almost impossible to fish without a boat. There are some big trouts there. No charge for entrance for dam.

 

  - Embalse El Hato

Embalse El Hato is located 20km from Ubaté north of Bogota, about 2.5 hours by car from Bogotá. Altitude 3,000m. Average temperature/13℃. You can also enjoy camping there or there are 2 comfortable lodges for 4 or 6 peoples. There isn't any restaurant or shop where you can get something to eat or drink in the park so that you mast bring it by your self. The lake is one of the best places for the people who don't carry boat because you can fish easily without it all around the lake. Entrance fee/3,800pesos, License for fishing per a day/11,000pesos. 


 

  Laguna de Fúquene

Laguna de Fúquene is located north of Bogota, about 2 hours by car from Bogotá. No charge for entrance. (send us information that you know!!!)

 

  - Represa del Guavio

Represa de Guavio is a big dam located north-east of Bogotá, about 2 hours by car from Bogotá. The 6 rivers come into the dam. It is said that you can fish for not only trouts but also other kinds of fish and you can rent a boat there easily. You can also enjoy bungee-jumping from the bridge. No charge for entrance. (send us information that you know!!!)

 

  - Embalse de Chuza

Embalse de Chuza is a part of Parque Nacional Natural Chingasa and you need a permission to fish there. We are now investigating how you can get the permission. As far as we know, there are only small trouts but the place is really beautiful to visit even if you do not like fishing. There is a small charge for entrance. (send us information that you know!!!)

 

   - Embalse de Chisacá

Embalse de Chisacá is nearby Usme. (send us information that you know!!!)

 

 

   - Planta Wiesner  /  Embalse San Rafael

Planta Wiesner is a hydraulic powe plant in Embalse de San Rafael where is totally reserved by Acueducto and you need a permission to fish there. We are now investigating how you can get the permission. (send us information that you know!!!)

 


 

   - Laguna de Suesca

Laguna de Suesca is located near Suesca, where is famous for rock-climbing, north of Bogotá, about an hour by car from Bogotá. It is also close to Embalse del Sisga. It is not sure if you can fish there. (send us information that you know!!!)

 

   - Lagos de Siecha

Lagos de Siecha is a fishing-pool close to Guatavita located north-east of Bogotá, about an hour by car from Bogotá. There is a small charge for entrance. They have got a restaurant in which you can eat tasty trouts. You can also enjoy camping. It is possible to bring your own equipments or to rent the ones that they have. When you catch some trouts, you have to buy them for its weight. Because it is so easy to fish for trouts there, it is nice place to visit if you are a beginner or with your family. There are lots of fishing-pools like this in Colombia but basically we do not introduce them to you because the purpose of PEZCO is enjoying sport fishing in the wild Colombian nature. But this is a exception because Lagos de Siecha is pretty close to Bogotá and nice for family to visit there for a weekend.

     Lagos del Siecha

 

   - El Danubio

El Danubio is a fishing-pool for trouts close to Usme located south of Bogotá, about an hour and a half by car from Bogotá. There is a small charge for entrance. They have got a restaurant in which you can eat tasty trouts as same as Lagos de Siecha. El Danubio is pretty close to Bogotá and nice for family to visit there for a weekend.

      TEL: (057) 91 4407251  (From Bogotá: 4407251)

 

 

If you know other good places for fishing, please send us information.

 

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