Colorado Fishing Destinations

Erie Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill and 2 more species

Erie Lake, located in Colorado, is known for its excellent fishing opportunities. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, and catfish. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, and camping, making it a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Fishing tips include using live bait, fishing near submerged vegetation, and targeting deeper water in the summer. The best time of year to visit is during the spring and fall when temperatures average around 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...