Colorado Fishing Destinations

Barker Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout

Barker Reservoir in Colorado is a popular fishing spot for anglers. The reservoir is populated with rainbow and brown trout, as well as kokanee salmon, mackinaw, and even occasional kokanee salmon. Aside from fishing, visitors can enjoy activities such as hiking, camping, and boating. For fishing, it is recommended to use either spinners or flies. The best time to visit is during the spring and fall months, with temperatures ranging from 30-60°F. It is important to note that fishing in the reservoir is only allowed during the daylight hours. 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 value of the Atlantic salmon both as a sport, commercial, and food fish cannot be exaggerated.

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The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.