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Watson Lake

Status:  Log in or Register... 04.20.22
Water Tmp:  06.14.24
Level:  03.19.22
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Watson Lake: 06.14.24
Watson Lake on FishExplorer has 242 historic conditions reports, 81 historic water temperature updates, 125 historic status updates, 168 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Watson Lake:
Brown Trout, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, plus 7 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Watson Lake
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General Details:

This small lake is located just west of the Bellvue hatchery near La Porte. A popular day-use area with several picnic sites, the area does not have any camping available. The Cache La Poudre River runs within steps of the lake across the road, making this state wildlife area a great place to visit ... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

From I-25 take Hwy. 14 exit #269 to Riverside. Take Riverside to US 287 or College Ave. Continue west on 54G to the town of Laporte rather than continuing on US 287 north. Go through the town of Laporte and go left just after Vern's on 52E. Travel to the lake entrance on your right.

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Watson Master Angler Awards
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Watson Lake Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 2
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