Where To Catch Crayfish in Colorado
Sure, sure, if you like trophy rainbow trout or Kokanee salmon, Eleven Mile State Park is definitely the place to go. But did you know it offers a little something more for Cajun lovers, too?
Crayfish— also known as crawfish if you're from Louisiana— are typically used in foods like soups, bisques and étouffées. It's a southern delicacy that you can get right here in Colorado, so grab your crawdaddy and get to fishin'.
According to a blog entry on the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website, Darcy Mount, Eleven Mile State Park Manager, says that during a routine boat call around the lake, they found a pontoon boat whose captain had pulled in over 100 pounds of crayfish.
This captain ended up being a restaurant owner while his skipper, Bill, is a former White House Chef. Who knew?
You can learn more about trapping crayfish right here.
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