Colorado Fishing Destinations

Fall River Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

The Fall River Reservoir fishing area in Colorado is a popular destination for anglers seeking trout. Rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout are abundant in the lake, and fishing is best in the early morning or late afternoon. In addition to fishing, visitors can hike, bike, and camp in the surrounding Roosevelt National Forest. The best time to visit is in the summer months, with average temperatures between 70-80°F. Fishing tips include using small lures or fly fishing techniques and exploring the lake's inlets and outlets. 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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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.