Colorado Fishing Destinations

Chipeta Lakes Swa

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout and 1 more species

Chipeta Lakes SWA is a great fishing area in Colorado, USA. The lakes are stocked with rainbow trout, brown trout, and cutthroat trout, making it a popular spot for fly fishing. The area also offers hiking trails and camping facilities for visitors. The best time to visit is from May to September, with average temperatures ranging from 50-80°F. Fishing tips include using small flies or lures, and fishing early in the morning or late in the evening. Overall, Chipeta Lakes SWA is a beautiful spot for outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy fishing and nature. 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 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.