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Sands Lake SWA

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Status:  Log in or Register... 05.08.24
Water Tmp:  01.31.20
Level:  05.08.24
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Sands Lake SWA: 01.07.23
Sands Lake SWA on FishExplorer has 11 historic conditions reports, 7 historic water temperature updates, 19 historic status updates, 17 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Brown Trout, Cutbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, plus 3 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Sands Lake SWA
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

County: Chaffee
Region: Southeast
Location: GMU 56:
From Salida, go 1/2 mile northwest on HWY 291. SWA is Northeast of highway
Elevation: min. 7,038 ft - max 7,065 ft
Acreage: Appox. 14 acres.
Hunting: Prohibited.
Fishing: Coldwater lake.
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Getting there:

From Salida, go 1/2 mile northwest on HWY 291. SWA is east of highway. From BV / Johnson's Village head south on hwy 285. Turn off HWY 285 on to hwy 291 and drive east toward salida for 9 miles. Look for the hospital and turn left on to Spiral Dr. turn right in about 25 yards

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Sands SWA Master Angler Awards
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Sands Lake SWA Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 4
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