Colorado Fishing Destinations

Frank Swa

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout and 1 more species

The Frank Swa fishing area in Colorado is home to rainbow trout, brown trout, and cutthroat trout. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, and camping in the beautiful San Juan National Forest. Fishing tips include using small, dry flies and fishing early in the morning or late in the afternoon. The best time of year to visit is from May to September, with average temperatures ranging from 50-80 degrees Fahrenheit. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.

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The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.