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Fish: Tiger Trout

Tiger trout on Grand Mesa

Post By: yard dogs      Posted: 7/10/2020 10:35:04 AM     Points: 652    
I need help. I had a nice place to catch tigers and they drained it and from what I am told they do not intend to restock them.

I know several lakes on the Grand Mesa now have tigers, but the lake map only shows one. Not asking for any honey holes by any stretch, just curious where I could find a list of lakes that have been stocked with tigers. Anyone...?
 Reply by: Perca      Posted: 7/10/2020 10:44:16 AM     Points: 0    
The Colorado fishing atlas on the CPW site lists 12 lakes on the Grand Mesa as having tiger trout. Iím not sure how often it gets updated though.
 Reply by: Santiago84      Posted: 7/10/2020 11:11:28 AM     Points: 4808    
Go to the fish species tab at the top of the page and click tiger trout. It has a list of lakes where tigers have been stocked.
 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: 7/10/2020 11:51:20 AM     Points: 652    
Perca - thanks man - I will check that out

Santiago - I did just that, but it only shows one. I know there are more...
 Reply by: Santiago84      Posted: 7/10/2020 2:58:44 PM     Points: 4808    
Yard dogs, I think I misunderstood. Your looking for lakes on the Grand Mesa with tigers. I have an idea about how you can get a list but I donít wanna blast it on the inter webs. Hit me up on my skipper link and Iíll be happy to share.
 Reply by: Wmdunker      Posted: 7/10/2020 6:52:09 PM     Points: 387    
I hear you loud and clear. I recently went to that lake myself not knowing that they had drained it last fall. I fished for several hours and did not get a single strike and see any rises. I finally figured out that they must have drained it along with the one downstream that I had already known about. I know there are a few other lakes on the Meas that show up on the State map as having Tigers, but I have not personally fished any of them lately, so I can't verify anyplace. I have caught them in Utah but not in Colorado. good luck with your search.
 Reply by: Phatrap71      Posted: 7/10/2020 6:54:19 PM     Points: 9    
Yard Dogs shoot me a text. 9709486313
 Reply by: ADub TT      Posted: 7/10/2020 9:15:29 PM     Points: 399    
Listen to last week Terry Wickstrom Saturday outdoors show podcast on 104.3 The Fan, he talked to CPW bio about this very subject, great 411 as always