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Fish: Brook Trout

Hardwater still GREAT up on the Mesa

Post By: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 3/17/2020 11:37:03 AM     Points: 63    
My Buddy and I got up to Grand Mesa last week and got into some nice multi-species action. Lots of Rainbows, some Brooks, and 4 white suckers! We kept the brookies and suckers (Attached photo)!! Got some really nice drone shots of the area too!

Ice was a solid 2 feet and that was by the open water inlet that we were fishing. Probaly 3 feet out away from that. Weather was really nice, and just a little wind consistent throughout the day. LOTS of snow still up there. Moved to the side of the bank without my snowshoes and stepped into stomach deep snow lol.

If you're still looking for hardwater and good place to escape, Grand Mesa is a good place to consider!

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 Reply by: rkhancock      Posted: Mar. 17, 12:36:47 PM     Points: 22834    
I love catching suckers, that a lotta free bait. Grand mesa is always packed with them
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: Mar. 17, 3:57:57 PM     Points: 63    
rkhancock

We didn't realize until posting this that there are so many up there. Now I know where to get my Mackinaw Bait! lol.
 Reply by: SirGreg88      Posted: Mar. 17, 8:42:04 PM     Points: 68    
Killer brookies!!!!
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: Mar. 18, 4:14:59 PM     Points: 63    
SirGreg88

Thanks SirGregg88! Wish I would've gotten some to take home to eat lol...Sorry for the late response, been out fishing since this early morning!!