Colorado Fishing Destinations

North Fork Animas River

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

The North Fork Animas River is a prime fishing destination in Colorado, known for its abundant trout population. Anglers can expect to catch brown, rainbow, and cutthroat trout in the river. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. The best fishing tips for the North Fork Animas River include using small flies, dry flies, and nymphs. The best time of year to visit for fishing is in the summer months, with an average temperature range of 70-80°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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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.