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Blue Mesa Reservoir

Status:  Log in or Register... 06.15.21
Water Tmp:  06.15.21
Level:  06.15.21
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Blue Mesa Reservoir: 07.18.21
Blue Mesa Reservoir on FishExplorer has 596 historic conditions reports, 258 historic water temperature updates, 232 historic status updates, 321 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Blue Mesa Reservoir:
Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Kokanee, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Blue Mesa Reservoir
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Blue Mesa Reservoir is Colorado's largest reservoir when filled to capacity. The lake is very popular for boaters and other water sports in the summer. In May and early June, large brown trout are a prime target. Good size lakers can also be taken at this time but the main fish all year round is rainbow trout. Over a million people come to Blue Mesa every year. It is one of the premiere kokanee ... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

From Denver take US-285 to Poncha Springs. Go west on US-50 through Gunnison to the lake. US-50 runs the length of the reservoir.

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Blue Mesa Master Angler Awards
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Blue Mesa Reservoir Stocking 2018 to 2020
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Lake Class: 1
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