Whatever you want out of your fishing adventure, Brad Peterson Outdoors has you sorted. Looking to fill the freezer? Check. Want to learn about the riches of North Colorado? Check. Fancy trying something new? No problem at all. With over 40 years of fishing experience, Captain Brad can cater to all your fishing desires, providing help and plenty of useful information throughout your trip.

Step aboard the 18’ Lund aluminum fishing boat and discover the beauty of this fishing oasis. A light vessel, she’ll whizz you off to the prime fishing grounds with ease, while also keeping you afloat in the shallows. Up to 3 guests are welcome aboard to make the most of these waters, as you look to land plenty of fish to take home to feed the family.

You’re in for a true treat when fishing North Sterling and Jumbo Reservoirs. These well-stocked lakes are overflowing with tasty and tough-fighting creatures, giving you the chance for a fun-filled, productive day out. Test your bottom fishing skills or troll to entice the bite of beauties like Walleye, Bass, Trout, Catfish, and numerous Panfish.

Capt. Brad will provide everything you need to land the fish, and will also provide water so that you can stay refreshed all day long. At the end of your trip, he’ll even clean and fillet your catch, so you’re good to cook it up right away. All you need to do before coming aboard is grab your CO fishing license, bring some snacks aboard, and settle in for a thrilling day out.

Come and discover the beauty of northern Colorado with Brad Peterson Outdoors – just the way you want to!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 30
    $450
    What better way to send the day than by going fishing? Get out on the water over the course of 6 hours and get your fish on against some of Colorado's most-loved fish. Try bottom fishing or trolling the rich lakes in the north of the state as you go after exciting and delicious Walleye, Crappie, and more. Test your angling skills against these tough-fighting creatures, before heading home with a worthy reward.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 30
    $450
    Don't worry if you like taking it easy in the morning, there's still plenty of time to go fishing. Come aboard in the afternoon and explore the riches of North Sterling Reservoir. Your captain will let you know where to go to find the best bite, and off you go in search of tough-fighting and tasty fish. Show off your angling skills as you battle it out with Walleye, Crappie, and many more on what promises to be a thrilling day out.
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About the Charter Operator

Brad Petersen Outdoors
Sterling, Colorado, United States
10 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
57 Customer reviews
Member since July 2019
Brad has been fishing Colorado's waters for 40+ years and has been working in the fishing industry for over 30 years. Starting in 1989 he worked for In-Fisherman at Camp Fish and was hired in '94 by Colorado Parks & Wildlife to help start their angler education programs. Teaching people about fishing is a true passion. He's competitively fished Walleye tournaments, with 12 top 10 finishes in the past 4 years, and is a 2-time Colorado Walleye Association Team of the Year member '16 & '18. He's also a regular contributor to the Terry Wickstrom Outdoors radio show.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Bass (Smallmouth) Smallmouth Bass
Bass (White) White Bass
Catfish Catfish

Boat specs

Lund (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 135HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

Lake Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Life Jackets

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Water

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Lisa S.
Littleton, CO
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Best Girls Day Ever!

Full Day Trip (PM) on May 29, 2020
Captain Brad took us fishing and we caught over 30 fish!  We certainly did not know how to fish but Brad made it easy with...
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Keith D.
Greeley, Colorado
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Half day trip with Brad on North Sterling Reservoir

Full Day Trip (AM) on June 21, 2019
My dad, brother, and I buy experiences for each other versus stuff and we had a great time fishing with Brad. We each caught...
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Harold B.
Berthoud, Colorado
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Full Day Trip (PM) on October 18, 2018
Brad knows all the northern Colorado lakes like the back of his hand. He has always put me on fish and showing me new patterns...
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FAQs about Brad Petersen Outdoors

Brad Petersen Outdoors offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Brad Petersen Outdoors, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Life Jackets

Trips booked with Brad Petersen Outdoors include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water)

Brad Petersen Outdoors offers the following type of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing

Brad Petersen Outdoors offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Brad Petersen Outdoors include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Smallmouth)
  • Bass (White)
  • Catfish
  • Crappie
  • Freshwater Drum
  • Perch (Yellow)
  • Walleye