Colorado Fishing Destinations

Byron Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout and 1 more species

Byron Lake in Colorado offers fishing opportunities for rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and brook trout. The area also offers hiking, camping, and bird watching activities. To increase chances of catching fish, anglers should use lures such as spinners, spoons, and flies. The best time to visit is during summer months from June to August, with average temperatures ranging from 60°F to 80°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 brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.

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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.