: Aurora Reservoir - Ice conditions are poor. Ice thickness ranges from 0-4 inches and the only ice is in the coves. Water level is coming up. A majority of the reservoir is open water. There is plenty of open water for shore anglers. The dam is completely open. Keep in mind that conditions can change daily. Trout fishing from shore has been slow to fair using PowerBait from the dam. For more information call 303-326-8425. Closed to boating at this time; this includes all hand launched watercraft such as float tubes, kayaks, and paddle boards etc. Boating is scheduled to reopen March 15th, 2018 depending on ice conditions.