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Colorado Lake Fork

Characteristics updated 1 day ago
Flow updated 1 day ago
Segment updated 8 months ago

River Characteristics

Description
 Lake Fork of the Gunnison is home to the Lake Fork Flyathon. A good section of this river flows through Gateview Canyon which is spectacular. 12 to 15" Rainbow, Browns can be found throughout the river.
Difficulty
Fishing is moderate. 
GPS 38.32375,-107.22629
Headwater
Natural Flow / Un-dammed / Freestone
High Mountains
Clarity
⋅ Sep 20, 2021
Clear and shallow. Deep pools are present.
Wadability
· Super Wadable
Most spots on the Lake Fork are wadable. Some areas are bushy and/or require a short scramble down to the river. 
Fishability
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Current Flow

Lake Fork - Colorado
Gage Station Temp
Flow
(ft ³/s)
Mean
(ft ³/s)
lake fork blw lake san cristobal nr lake city, co n/a 28.4 215
lake fork at gateview, co. 55 75.8 438
* Mean data is from Monday -- May 23, 2022
** Updated 1 day ago
*** streamflow is the volume of water flowing past a given point in the stream in a given period of time.(USGS)

Historical

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* Based on YTD -- 2022
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Segments

* 1 segment listed for the Lake Fork
Name Fishy
Gateview Canyon · Super Fishy

Images

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Notations

Craig Hoffman
9 months ago
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Steep Canyons along the river make for some dramatic imagery. :)
Craig Hoffman
9 months ago
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Lake Fork at night.

Known Fish

Known Fish of the Lake Fork
Type Species Up To
Trout Brown 15 in.
Trout Cutthroat 15 in.
Trout Rainbow 15 in.
* Fish likely to be found. Size is a approximation.