Colorado Fishing Destinations

Andrews Lake Swa

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Andrews Lake SWA is located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado and offers great fishing opportunities for rainbow, brook, and cutthroat trout. Visitors can also enjoy hiking, camping, and wildlife watching in the surrounding area. Fishing tips include using small lures and flies to mimic the abundant insect life in the lake. The best time of year to visit is from June to September when temperatures average around 70°F during the day. Get driving directions.

Weather Outlook

Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.