Fishing Elkhead Reservoir:
Non-native warm-water species found in the reservoir include largemouth and
smallmouth bass, northern pike, channel catfish, bluegill, green sunfish, black
crappie and western white sucker. Although not a warm-water species, some trout
do live in the lake. Native species include round tail chub, speckled dace,
flannel mouth sucker and blue head sucker.
From Craig: Travel east on U.S. Highway 40 approximately
5 miles to the Elkhead turnoff. From Hayden: Travel north from Hayden on
Routt county Road 76 to Routt County Road 78.
Personal watercraft, water-skiing, canoeing and windsurfing. Boating
prohibited if it creates a white-water wake north of buoy line or within 100
yards of the boat ramp.
Water Acres: 400,
Elevation: 6,365 feet