Colorado Fishing Destinations

Chalk Lake Fishing Site

Apache Trout Brook Trout Cutthroat Trout and 2 more species

Chalk Lake Fishing Site in Colorado, USA is a great spot for fishing enthusiasts. The area is known for its abundance of rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and brook trout. Fishing is permitted year-round, with the best fishing months being from April to October.

In addition to fishing, visitors can enjoy hiking in the nearby San Isabel National Forest or take a scenic drive along the Collegiate Peaks Scenic Byway. The average temperature in the summer months (June-August) is around 70°F, making it a comfortable time to visit.

Fishing tips for Chalk Lake include using small lures or flies and fishing from a canoe or kayak for the best results. Fishing in the early morning or late evening can also increase the chances of catching fish.

Overall, Chalk Lake Fishing Site is an excellent location for anglers looking to catch rainbow, cutthroat, or brook trout while enjoying the scenic beauty of the San Isabel National Forest. 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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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.

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Permit are essentially shallow water, schooling fish occurring over sandy flats and reefs in depths from 1 to 17 fathoms.

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