Roaring Judy SFU (Hatchery)
! STATE WILDLIFE AREA (SWA) ALERT !
14131 North Highway 135, Almont, CO 81210 From Gunnison, go 15 miles northwest on HWY 135.
min. 8,104 ft - max 8,606 ft
Coldwater stream;#Fishing Pond;#
Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds visitors to check current hunting, fishing and land use regulations when planning to visit a State Wildlife Area. Refer to the Recreational Lands Brochure
, as well as the Fishing and Hunting Regulation Brochures
located on the Regulations Brochures Page
. State Wildlife Area visitors can also find rules and regulations information in Chapter 9 Regulations
Area includes Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery and Rearing Unit, residences for hatchery personnel, ponds and East River. The Roaring Judy Hatchery, a cold water facility and home to the largest kokanee salmon run in the U.S., raises fingerlings and catchables of kolanee salmon, cutthroat and rainbow trout. Part of the hatchery property is an 840 acre wildlife area that is a popular destination for fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching.
- Guided tours (please call ahead)
- Self-guided tours.
- Pamphlets and brochure.
- 'Feed the Fish' fish food dispensers.
- Stream and pond fishing available.
Roaring Judy Hatchery, (970) 641-0190.