Colorado Fishing Destinations

Brown Lakes Swa

Apache Trout Brook Trout Brown Trout and 1 more species

The Brown Lakes SWA in Colorado is a great fishing spot that offers rainbow trout, brown trout, and brook trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. Fishing tips include using dry flies and nymphs for the best catch. The best time to visit is during the summer months of June through August with an average temperature of 70-80°F. Overall, this is a beautiful location with great fishing opportunities for all levels of anglers. 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.

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

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The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.