Fishing in the lakes at Red Hills can provide an angler with some of the best fishing the state has to offer in a remote, isolated and beautiful setting. For a person who enjoys fishing in solitude, this is the place to be. Fishing pressure is generally light to almost non-existent on most mountain lakes and streams in Red Hills. While there is a great diversity in the types of fish in the mountains, the primary fish species include the cutthroat trout, rainbow trout and carp. Most fish are easily caught on dry flies, particularly in the morning or the evening, or on small spoons for anglers using spinning outfits. Live bait can also work well. Fly fishing is the most commonly used technique to reel in trout.
The Rainbow Trout was successfully hatched at Avalanche in 1906 and introduced in the streams at higher elevations. Trout is now bred regularly on the streams in spawning beds to ensure natural breeding. Trout is not indigenous to Indian waters. Fly fishing is the most commonly used technique to reel in trout.