Colorado Fishing Destinations

Prospect Lake (Colorado Springs)

Alligator Gar Apache Trout Blue Catfish and 5 more species

Prospect Lake in Colorado Springs is a great fishing spot for anglers of all skill levels. The area is known for its abundance of fish species, including rainbow trout, bluegill, largemouth bass, and channel catfish. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, and visiting the nearby botanical garden. Fishing tips include using live bait, lures, and flies to attract fish. The best time to visit is during the summer months, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to mid-80s Fahrenheit. Overall, Prospect Lake is an excellent destination for fishing enthusiasts looking for a fun and relaxing outdoor experience. Get driving directions.

PROSPECT LAKE (COLORADO SPRINGS)
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Fish Species

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Believed to grow to over 300 lb. (136 kg), the alligator gar has a head that looks very much like ...

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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 channel catfish is very highly regarded for its food and sports value.

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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.