Colorado Fishing Destinations

Arrowhead Lake - Rmnp

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

Arrowhead Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) is an excellent location for anglers looking for cutthroat, brook, and rainbow trout. The lake is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery and offers many outdoor activities nearby, such as hiking and camping. Anglers can use bait or fly fishing techniques, and the best time to visit is in the summer months, from June to September. The average temperature during this time is around 70°F. Fishing tip: Try using dry flies like Royal Wulff, Elk Hair Caddis, or Parachute Adams to catch the 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 rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.