Colorado Fishing Destinations

Christine Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Christine Lake is located in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado and is a popular fishing destination. It is home to rainbow, brook, and cutthroat trout, and fishing is best from late spring to early fall. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and mountain biking. The best time to visit is during the summer months when temperatures average around 70°F during the day and drop to the low 40s at night. Fishing tips include using small lures and flies and fishing the shallower areas of the lake. 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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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.