Colorado Fishing Destinations

Denny Lake

Apache Trout Brook Trout

Denny Lake is located in the San Juan Mountains in southern Colorado and offers excellent fishing opportunities for trout, including rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout. The lake is surrounded by beautiful scenery and nearby activities include hiking and camping. Fishing tips include using dry flies, nymphs, and streamers, and fishing early in the morning or later in the evening for best results. The best time to visit is during the summer months, with average temperatures ranging from 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. 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 brook trout is one of the most popular game fishes in northeastern North America.