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Smith Lake (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3)

Status:  Log in or Register... 02.27.24
Water Tmp:  02.27.24
Level:  02.27.24
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Smith Lake (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3): 02.27.24
Smith Lake (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3) on FishExplorer has 360 historic conditions reports, 108 historic water temperature updates, 166 historic status updates, 207 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Smith Lake (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3):
Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Common Carp, plus 7 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Smith Lake (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3)
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General Details:

Smith Lake in Larimer County lies just north of Wellington Reservoir #4, not to be confused with several other Smith lakes and reservoirs across the state, the most popular of which is in Costilla County. It is also referred to as Boxelder Lake #3. The lake has a good diversity of warmwater fish and stocked trout, along with a decent population of gizzard shad. It is a smaller body of water wi... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

From I-25 at the Wellington exit, go .3 miles west on HWY 1 to CR7; then 1.4 miles north to CR66; then 2 miles west. Lake is on NE corner of CR66 and CR11.

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Smith (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3) Master Angler Awards
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Smith Lake (Lar. Cty.) (Boxelder #3) Stocking 2021 to 2023
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