11 Mile General Store Information

At 11 Mile General Store & Liquor; We really try to bring you the friendliest service possible, along with the best varieties of bait and equipment available. You'll find the latest boating & fishing equipment, baits, & lures appropriate for our area! We also carry a great selection of the most popular outdoor gear you might need. We carry tents, stoves, heaters, lanterns, hats, gloves, socks, towels, backpacks, water bottles, and many other accessories to compliment your outdoor experience. We are here to help you have a great outdoor experience while in the Eleven Mile/Spinney Mtn. reservoir, and 11 Mile Canyon area.

Whatever it is you may need or might have forgotten is generally available at the 11 Mile General Store & Liquor. Stop by, it's a FUN place to just grab a snack and look around while seeing what's going on in the area!

Below are just a few of the top brands we carry.

We carry top brands.

Courtesy Park & Reservoir Information

ELEVEN MILE STATE PARK INFO: Campsites at the Reservoir/State Park are available for use through a State run reservation system. Very nice laundry and shower facilities are located in the parks headquarters building, and they do a great job of keeping things nice and clean for you. Fires are generally allowed in the approved fire rings in the campsites.

Call Colorado State Parks Central Reservation Office at:

  • Denver area 303-470-1144 or Toll free 1-800-678-2267
  • 11 Mile Reservoir Park Office direct # 719-748-3401

Remember that you must have either a day permit ($7.00) per day/per vehicle, or an Annual park pass ($70.00 Annual or $60.00 for Aspen Pass if 64+ years of age & Colo. Res.) on every vehicle within the park. If camping out overnight, you also need to pay the campsite fee of $16.00 for non electric sites, and $20.00 for the electric sites. If 64 yrs old the Park does offer a $3.00 camping discount Sundays thru Thursday! Checkout time is noon the following day. 

The Park Headquarters building is located 1/4 mile down from the 11 Mile General Store, and their direct phone number is; #719-748-3401 for more information or reservation details.

At capacity, Eleven Mile Reservoir is a 3,405 surface acre reservoir, boasting excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating, hiking, and many other outdoor activities. Swimming is prohibited at Eleven Mile Reservoir, and all island areas of the reservoir are off limits. For more information, visit www.parks.state.co.us.


While at the Eleven Mile State Park be sure to stop by 11 Mile General Store & Liquor for any of you camping or fishing needs; we offer the best wood sold cured and in plastic wrapped bundles to help keep it nice and dry. We try to stock anything you might have forgotten or might need while enjoying our area. We are the original, and friendliest establishment in the area. We strive to offer our visitors the best service and selection, along with the most competitive prices available. It's easy to see who is taking the best care of you and your outdoor interests; just come by and compare - You'll notice a difference.

Fishing & Report

11 Mile Reservoir

The 11 Mile General Store is proud to be "The Original Store/Bait Shop serving Eleven Mile Reservoir!  We've been taking care of your fishing & camping needs while reporting our local fishing conditions, with picture sharing since the 1960's! - We're just a 1/4 mile up from the water at the North Shore docks/park office area; so please stop by the store and say hello. - We've got lots of local knowledge, fish mounts, and fishing pictures to share, and we boast the best inventory of fishing & camping equipment in the area! - We are also the Home of "The No Name Fishing Tournament" held every May! - We've got food, snacks, ice cream, & a Liquor Store to help serve your needs! - "Catch A Smile @ 11 Mile" - we are one of Colorado's top outdoor playgrounds!!! 

***11 Mile Reservoir FISHING REPORT 8/28/15:*** - The Mile is Open for all boating, shoreline fishing, & Camping!!!  -Our famous Trout & Northern Pike runs are on with great catches being reported!

- Trout:  - GOOD, with several very nice success stories coming from both boaters trolling, & our shoreline fishermen! Still pretty weedy in west end, but getting better... Trolling & jigging out in front of marina, as well as around Stoll Mtn., & Witchers Cove with Pop gear + Mac's & worms, Taz Devils, & Kast Master's is the ticket, along with tube jigging.... See us for best colors & latest hotspots...Power bait, Kast Masters, & worms, a staple for shoreline fishing.

- Kokanee Salmon: OK at best, but some decent catches reported by a few this week by Deer & Duck Islands.

- Northern Pike: GOOD, with several catches being reported  - Working the West end  & along east side of Howberts in the shallows/weed beds is the key... Rapala's, Pike Bunnies, Tubes, Dare Devils, & Spinner Baits all working well - see us for the hot colors.

We have the best and most appropriate high altitude fresh water tackle & camping equipment in stock & ready for your season, so stop by to check us out for all your Fishing, Camping, or Outdoor needs...  We stock anything you might need for this seasons fun! -  We love to have you stop by and say hello, while enjoying your "Oasis at The Park" at The 11 Mile General Store & Liquor...

We are open:

7am to 7pm Monday thru Saturday,

& 7am to 2pm Sunday's through the Spring & Summer Season

We'd love to see you at the General Store! - Please stop by & experience our knowledgable family friendly service, and outstanding Inventory! - We carry anything you might need for high altitude fishing! We also have a retail Liquor Store, and carry all your snack needs; so stop to say hello, compare fishing reports, or to grab a snack/drink  while getting your equipment/bait needs.             We really appreciate all your support!!!




South Platte River (Dream Stream)

The "Dream Stream": It's called the Dream Stream for a reason, and our famous Summer Rainbow's, Cutbow's & Browns are making for lots of fun since the water levels have gone down!

The 11 Mile General Store & Liquor for a great supply of Leaders, Tippet, Flies (midges, BWO, RS2, san juan worms, copper john's, scuds, streamers, egg patterns, etc...). We'd love to share our most recent reports and hear yours.

Please remember that the Dream Stream area between Spinney Mountain Reservoir and Eleven Mile Reservoir, is Catch and Release only, & Artificial Flies and Lures Only.

Dream Stream Water Conditions:

Stop in the 11 Mile General Store & Liquor to say hello and get the latest reports & a snack or drink. Check out our CORTLAND Distributorship/equipment; along with our large selection of Flies, Leaders & Tippets. We also carry the best selection of lures/spinners in the area! We try to carry most any fly or spin fishing need for the stream; along with any outdoor equipment needs you might have. - Stop and see us; its a fun place to look around and get the latest reports on fishing and whats happening in the area!

Spinney Mountain Reservoir

Spinney Mtn Reservoir: ** " OPEN FOR THE SEASON" & Rocking as expected! - Nice numbers , great Trout & Pike are come out... Come up & play at one of Colorado's great fisheries & see what they mean by Colorado Blue sky days!

- Spinney is a Gold Metal Fishing Lake & does require boat inspection for Zebra Muscles, and the park has inspection staff in place during the open season.

- Come by The 11 Mile General Store & Liquor; to get our latest fishing reports, or any of your tackle needs. We carry fishing tackle, lures, & any of your fly fishing needs(Courtland Distributorship on site); so please drop by and check us out.

Spinney Mtn/South Platte Water Conditions:


There is a one-fish over 20" limit on trout at Spinney Mtn., and no size/limit on Northern Pike caught there. This reservoir is a "Gold Metal Waters"; which means flies and lures only.

Fishing Hall & Reports

Come see what's on special while getting the latest fishing reports! We welcome any fishing reports you might have, and have a tradition of taking/sharing photos of the latest catches. Please stop by for us to enjoy your catch & take pictures for the hall of fame