Colorado Fishing Destinations

Wellington Lake

Apache Trout Brown Trout Cutthroat Trout and 1 more species

Wellington Lake is a popular fishing destination in Colorado, USA, known for its rainbow trout, brown trout, and cutthroat trout. It is surrounded by stunning scenery and offers various activities such as boating, hiking, and camping. Fishing tips include using small lures or bait and fishing near the inlet or outlet of the lake. The best time to visit is in the summer months between June and September, with average temperatures ranging from 50°F to 80°F (10°C to 27°C). 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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The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

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

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