Colorado Fishing Destinations

Atkinson Reservoir

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Northern Pike

Atkinson Reservoir in Colorado offers great fishing opportunities for trout, bass, and pike. The nearby activities include hiking, camping, and bird watching. The best fishing tips include using bait and lures that mimic the natural food sources of the fish in the area. The best time to visit is from May to October, with average temperatures ranging from 60°F to 80°F during the day and 30°F to 50°F at night. Make sure to check the fishing regulations before heading out to the reservoir. 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 kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...

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The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.