Colorado Fishing Destinations

Sylvan Lake

Apache Trout Cutthroat Trout

Sylvan Lake in Colorado is a popular fishing destination, known for its abundant trout population. Anglers can expect to catch rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and boating. Fishing tips include using small lures and baits, and fishing near the shorelines and inlets. The best time to visit is in the summer months, between June and September, with average temperatures ranging from 60-80°F. 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.