Colorado Fishing Destinations

Fourth Lake - Rmnp

Apache Trout Rainbow Trout

The Fourth Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park is a popular fishing spot for anglers. The lake is stocked with brook and rainbow trout, making them the predominant fish species in the area. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. Fishing tips include using flies or lures that imitate insects or small baitfish, and fishing early or late in the day for better chances of catching fish. The best time to visit is during the summer months when the average temperature is around 60-70°F. 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 rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.