Colorado Fishing Destinations

Arapahoe Lakes - Ipwa

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Arapahoe Lakes IPWA is a popular fishing area in Colorado, known for its abundance of rainbow and brook trout. Nearby activities include hiking and camping, as well as birdwatching and wildlife viewing. The best time to visit is in the summer months, with an average temperature of around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Fishing tips include using small lures or bait, and fishing deeper in the lake for larger trout. 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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The brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.