Colorado Fishing Destinations

Copeland Lake - Rmnp

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Northern Pike and 1 more species

Copeland Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park is a great destination for fishing enthusiasts. The lake is home to different types of trout, including brown, brook, and rainbow trout. You can also find some other fish species, such as kokanee salmon and northern pike. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. For the best fishing experience, it's recommended to use fly fishing techniques and choose a spot near the inlet. The best time to visit Copeland Lake for fishing is from May to September, with average temperatures ranging from 50-70°F. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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The value of the Atlantic salmon both as a sport, commercial, and food fish cannot be exaggerated.

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The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.

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