Colorado Fishing Destinations

Carter Lake

Apache Trout Kelp Bass Smallmouth Bass and 1 more species

Carter Lake is a popular fishing destination in Colorado, USA, known for its abundance of walleye, smallmouth bass, and trout. The lake offers a range of activities, including camping, hiking, and boating. Fishing tips include using jigs and soft plastics for Walleye and fishing near rocky outcroppings for smallmouth bass. The best time to visit is between May and October, with average temperatures ranging from 60-85°F during the summer months. Visitors can also enjoy the scenery and wildlife of the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park. 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 kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...

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There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.

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The walleye is a wide-ranging, North American species that occurs virtually everywhere on the mainland.