Colorado Fishing Destinations

Browns Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout and 1 more species

Browns Lake is located in the San Isabel National Forest in Colorado, USA. This high-altitude lake is known for its abundance of brown trout, rainbow trout, and cutthroat trout. Anglers can use both fly-fishing and spinning gear to catch these fish. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. Fishing tips include using small flies and lures to mimic the insects present in the lake. The best time to visit is in the summer months from June to August, with average temperatures ranging from 50-70°F. 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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The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.

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