Colorado Fishing Destinations

Rampart Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout Northern Pike

The Rampart Reservoir fishing area is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is known for its abundance of trout species, including rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Nearby activities include hiking and camping in the Pike National Forest. Fishing tips include using small lures and flies, and practicing catch and release to preserve the fish population. The best time to visit is during the spring and fall months, with average temperatures ranging from 40-70 degrees Fahrenheit. 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.

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The northern pike is a holarctic species, meaning that it occurs around the world in northern, or Arctic waters.