Trappers Lake Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"Located on the border of the Flat Tops Wilderness Area and at over 10,000 feet elevation, Trappers is one of Colorado’s most beautiful natural lakes. The 200 acres of water is home to a wild strain of cutthroat trout and offers the angler productive fishing throughout the summer. This lake is also rated Wild Trout Water and is a fish source for hatcheries around the country. Many of the more remote areas around the lake are restricted to foot or horse travel only.
Canoes and float tubes will help provide access to these areas. Crystal clear waters afford many sight-fishing opportunities. Dry fly fishing can be superb when the lake is calm. Types of Fish: Cutthroat trout and brook trout. This eTrail covers the "where, when, and how" to fish in this region. You'll get a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to bring, and the best flies to use."