Colorado Fishing Destinations

Continental Reservoir

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout and 1 more species

The Continental Reservoir in Colorado is a popular fishing destination thanks to its abundance of rainbow trout, brown trout, and cutthroat trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Anglers can find success using a variety of techniques, including fly fishing, spin casting, and bait fishing. The best time to visit is in the summer months when the average temperature is around 70°F. Fishing is also good in the fall when the water temperature cools down. Fishing tips include using small lures and light line for a more natural presentation. 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.