Colorado Fishing Destinations

Hasty Lake

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill and 4 more species

Hasty Lake is a popular fishing area located in southeastern Colorado. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, channel catfish, and carp. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, and camping at the nearby John Martin Reservoir State Park. When fishing at Hasty Lake, it is recommended to use live bait or lures that mimic the natural prey of the fish. The best time to visit is in the spring and fall when temperatures are mild, averaging between 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 channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.

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The common carp is a prolific survivor, and able to tolerate many conditions and bottom types, making it an ideal ...

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