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Lake: Big Meadows Reservoir
Fish: Brook Trout

Near Big Meadows

Post By: johnski      Posted: 8/27/2019 10:33:28 AM     Points: 4761    
Archuleta Lake is 6 miles into the Weminuche Wilderness starting from Big Meadows Reservoir. I finally bit the bullet and hiked in there on a "no-storms-in-the-forecast" day. The action was good for pan-sized brookies but nothing big. It was a challenging hike in and out! Beautiful lake and mountains.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Aug. 27, 1:39:32 PM     Points: 30334    
Gotta love places like that! Nice pics!
 Reply by: johnski      Posted: Sep. 3, 9:14:47 AM     Points: 4761    
Thanks Bron. I have a goal to fish all the high lakes surrounding the San Luis Valley. Am 72% completed. Unfortunately all the easy ones are done and now the hard long hikes remain! This is one less anyway!
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Sep. 4, 6:20:45 PM     Points: 30334    
Im in the same boat Johnski. Trying to do every lake in my region and having to go far or hike now. Did the S. Boulder Cr. headwaters over the weekend by Moffat Tunnel.