Colorado Fishing Destinations

Black Lake - Rmnp

Apache Trout Black Sea Bass Brook Trout

Black Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park is a popular destination for anglers, with rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout all found in its waters. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. Fishing tips include using dry flies early in the season and switching to nymphs as the water warms up. The best time to visit is during the summer months, with average temperatures ranging from 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Visitors should be prepared for sudden weather changes and afternoon thunderstorms. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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

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Black sea bass are hermaphrodites; most begin their lives as females and change to males.

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The brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.