: Aurora Reservoir - The reservoir is open to boating and the water temperature is 56 degrees. The water level is starting to rise but is still low! The boat ramp is almost completely out of the water. Boaters with large boats should expect difficulty with loading and launching. Trout fishing currently from shore is rated as fair to good and has started to pick up. Trout are being caught using power bait and crawlers from a slip rig at the dam. Boaters are having good success fishing for trout by trolling with rapalas, spoons and pop gear with crawlers. Walleye fishing is anywhere from fair to good. Most walleye are being caught from boats trolling with bottom bouncers with crawlers, jigs and drop shots. There have been some anglers catching walleye from shore using swim baits and jigs. There is good fishing for yellow perch when using jigs and worms in the coves from boats. Anglers have also had success fishing for perch from shore in the Marina cove using crawlers. Fishing for smallmouth and largemouth bass is fair to good using swim baits and jigs. The reservoir is restricted to electric motors only and all watercraft must be inspected prior to launch. For more information call 303-326-8425. The park hours in October are 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. The November park hours are 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.