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Gross Reservoir

Status:  Log in or Register... 04.13.24
Water Tmp:  02.12.24
Level:  04.13.24
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Gross Reservoir: 04.13.24
Gross Reservoir on FishExplorer has 649 historic conditions reports, 298 historic water temperature updates, 324 historic status updates, 385 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Gross Reservoir:
Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Kokanee, plus 6 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Gross Reservoir
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

See links below for details on 2022-2027 expansion construction-related closures. Note that most of the south access is closed during this construction project.

Gross Reservoir was completed in 1954 and named for Denver Water former Chief Engineer Dwight D. Gross. It was built for water sto... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

Take Hwy 93 north from Golden to Hwy 72. Turn left (west) on Hwy 72 toward Pinecliffe to County Road 85. Follow County Road 85, which turns into western Gross Dam Road. It will take you to both the north and south access points. To reach the dam from Boulder, take Flagstaff Road west until it turns into eastern Gross Dam Road.

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Recent Related Content
Open for Icefishing 02.19.24 by droolr
Any open water 04.17.23 by bouldertrout
No fishing 12.21.22 by randog
Gross Reservoir Expansion Info 03.28.22 by Panguitch
Any ice measurements? 02.08.22 by Lodharius
Gross Master Angler Awards
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Gross Reservoir Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 2
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