Colorado Fishing Destinations

Spinney Mountain Reservoir

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Spinney Mountain Reservoir is a popular fishing destination in Colorado, USA. The reservoir is known for its prolific trout fishing, with rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout all present. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and bird watching. Fishing tips include using small lures and flies, and staying still to avoid spooking the fish. The best time of year to visit is from late spring to early fall, with average temperatures ranging from 50 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. It's important to note that the reservoir is closed to fishing from November to late April. Get driving directions.

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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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Cutthroat trout are the most widely distributed of all the western trouts of North America.