photos courtesy of Lucas Sheward
Pearl Lakes Trout Club, Inc. was established in 1922. It's a private non-profit trout club, with 84 members. Pearl Lakes employs full-time caretakers who live on the premisis, and boasts 8 beautiful fishing lakes and various streams. Pearl Lakes is surrounded by the Rio Grande National Forest, and is located in Southern Colorado, half-way between the small mountain towns of Creede and Lake City. It sits at an elevation of 10,300 feet.