Colorado Fishing Destinations

Skaguay Reservoir

Apache Trout Atlantic Salmon Brown Trout and 2 more species

The Skaguay Reservoir Fishing Area in Colorado is a great spot for anglers to catch rainbow trout, brown trout, and kokanee salmon. In addition to fishing, visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, and boating in the surrounding Pike National Forest. Fishing tips include using lures and bait that mimic the natural food sources of the fish and fishing in deeper waters during warmer months. The best time to visit is during late spring and early summer, with temperatures averaging around 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Get driving directions.

SKAGUAY RESERVOIR
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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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The value of the Atlantic salmon both as a sport, commercial, and food fish cannot be exaggerated.

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The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

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

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