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Lake: Blue Mesa Reservoir
Fish: Yellow Perch

Perch Fishing on Blue Mesa

Post By: Fisher303      Posted: 2/23/2022 12:55:42 PM     Points: 0    
Me and Buddy have gone to Blue Mesa a couple years ago and had good luck catching perch at the Willow Creek outlet, but it sounds like water levels are down and that area might not be below water level. Any suggestions on where to fish for some Perch?
 Reply by: chodeman      Posted: 2/23/2022 9:08:51 PM     Points: 3309
With the water levels changed so much, the perch have been tough to find. I know a few have been caught in Iola near the riverbed midway between the iola ramp and dry creek areas. If you find them, you might be the first!

Good luck!
 Reply by: tnhj      Posted: 2/24/2022 10:57:07 PM     Points: 59
The elk creek marina area can be good. I love Gunni i lived there for five years.
 Reply by: droolr      Posted: 3/1/2022 4:21:29 PM     Points: 3450
i would try from 10 to 40 feet of water . i caught lakers with 5in perch in them in 70 ft of water . my guess is the lakers went shallow for lakers to feed and went deeper after feed .
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