Colorado Fishing Destinations

Conejos River

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

The Conejos River in Colorado is a popular fishing destination with a variety of fish species, including rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Fishing tips include using dry flies and nymphs in the slower-moving water. The best time to visit is in the summer months, with average temperatures in the high 70s to low 80s. Fall can also be a great time to fish, with cooler temperatures and fewer crowds. 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.