Colorado Fishing Destinations

Hugo Swa Ponds

Apache Trout Blue Catfish Bluegill and 3 more species

The Hugo Swa Ponds Fishing Area is located in southeastern Colorado and offers fishing for rainbow trout, largemouth bass, bluegill, and catfish. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Fishing tips include using worms, power bait, or lures and fishing early in the morning or late in the evening. The best time to visit is in the spring or fall when temperatures average between 50-70°F. Get driving directions.

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

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