Estes Lake

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Estes Lake is a popular fishing destination in Colorado, known for its abundance of trout, including brown, rainbow, and lake trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Fishing tips for Estes Lake include using lures and baits that mimic the natural food sources of the fish and fishing deeper waters during the summer months. The best time to visit Estes Lake for fishing is in the spring and fall when temperatures are cooler, averaging around 60°F. However, summer months are popular for recreational activities with temperatures averaging around 80°F.

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