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CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, detaches a lure off of his fishing vest while fishing at Clear Creek July 10,2012. The Creek is home to Browns, Brooke, Rainbow and Cutthroat trout. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, detaches a lure off of his fishing vest while fishing at Clear Creek July 10,2012. The Creek is home to Browns, Brooke, Rainbow and Cutthroat trout. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, adjusts the line on his fishing pole while fishing at Clear Creek July 10,2012.Clear Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River approximately 66 miles long in north central Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, adjusts the line on his fishing pole while fishing at Clear Creek July 10,2012.Clear Creek is a tributary of the South Platte River approximately 66 miles long in north central Colorado. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Clear Creek presents various scenic displays for those who wish to take in the sights of Colorado.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Clear Creek presents various scenic displays for those who wish to take in the sights of Colorado.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Paul Labbe, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, prepares to cast into Clear Creek July 10, 2012. Clear Creek is one of many Colorado fishing destinations where anglers are able to fish for Brown, Brook, Rainbow and Cutthroat trout, Cutthroat being a Colorado native trout. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Gross)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Paul Labbe, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, prepares to cast into Clear Creek July 10, 2012. Clear Creek is one of many Colorado fishing destinations where anglers are able to fish for Brown, Brook, Rainbow and Cutthroat trout, Cutthroat being a Colorado native trout. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Gross)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, reels in his cast July 10,2012 while fishing at Clear Creek. The creek flows through Clear Creek Canyon in the Rocky Mountains directly west of Denver, descending through a long gorge to emerge on the Colorado Eastern Plains where it joins the South Platte.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, reels in his cast July 10,2012 while fishing at Clear Creek. The creek flows through Clear Creek Canyon in the Rocky Mountains directly west of Denver, descending through a long gorge to emerge on the Colorado Eastern Plains where it joins the South Platte.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Paul Labbe, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, reels in his line at Clear Creek July 10, 2012. Clear Creek, which flows along a majority of Interstate 70 from Idaho Springs, Colo. to Georgetown, Colo., can be accessed by getting off a number of exits on this stretch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Gross)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Paul Labbe, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, reels in his line at Clear Creek July 10, 2012. Clear Creek, which flows along a majority of Interstate 70 from Idaho Springs, Colo. to Georgetown, Colo., can be accessed by getting off a number of exits on this stretch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Gross)

EVERGREEN, Colo. – A deer stands in a field July 10, 2012. During fishing expeditions, anglers will have the chance to see wildlife such as this and more while on their way to their destination or while fishing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Gross)

EVERGREEN, Colo. – A deer stands in a field July 10, 2012. During fishing expeditions, anglers will have the chance to see wildlife such as this and more while on their way to their destination or while fishing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher Gross)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, fishes at Clear Creek July 10,2012.Clear Creek flows through Clear Creek Canyon in the Rocky Mountains directly west of Denver, descending through a long gorge to emerge on the Colorado Eastern Plains where it joins the South Platte.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Christopher Gross, 460th Space Wing Public Affairs, fishes at Clear Creek July 10,2012.Clear Creek flows through Clear Creek Canyon in the Rocky Mountains directly west of Denver, descending through a long gorge to emerge on the Colorado Eastern Plains where it joins the South Platte.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Clear Creek presents various scenic displays for those who wish to take in the sights of Colorado.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

CLEAR CREEK, Colo. – Clear Creek presents various scenic displays for those who wish to take in the sights of Colorado.(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Paul Labbe.)

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Bored on Buckley? Well how about going out and try reeling in a big one? There's plenty of fishing opportunities around the Buckley and the Denver metro area. So get out and try casting into some of Colorado's fishing destinations.

Some of those destinations nearby would include the Aurora Reservoir, located about 10 miles southeast of Buckley, Quincy Reservoir, located almost five miles south of Buckley and Cherry Creek Reservoir, located about 7 miles southwest of Buckley.

If looking to travel further west toward the Rocky Mountains, then Clear Creek would be an option. At the creek, anglers are able to fish for Brown, Brook, Rainbow and Cutthroat trout, Cutthroat being a Colorado native trout.

Its first easy access point is about a half hour away from Buckley. To get there, hop on Interstate 70 West and take exit 265, CO-58 W, continue straight and it will turn into Clear Creek Canyon Road From this point there's more than 10 miles of easy access to Clear Creek with numerous pull offs.

Clear Creek Canyon Road will lead back onto I-70 by taking US-40 West. Once back on I-70 W, Clear Creek will follow a good bit of the interstate up until Georgetown, Colo., and there are numerous exits along the way to find a pull-off spot and fish.

For those that wish not to take the Clear Canyon Creek Road route, they can continue on I-70 W, with the first most likely easy access point being Idaho Springs, Colo.

Anglers can fish from the banks or throw on a pair of waders and stroll through the streams. Fly fishing seems to be the most popular method at this stream; however some live-bait works too.

For rules and regulations of Colorado fishing and other fishing destinations visit the Colorado Division of Wildlife website at http://wildlife.state.co.us/fishing/Pages/Fishing.aspx.