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Mount Elbert Forebay

Status:  Log in or Register... 11.29.20
Water Tmp:  06.10.20
Level:  05.23.20
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Mount Elbert Forebay: 11.29.20
Mount Elbert Forebay on FishExplorer has 129 historic conditions reports, 73 historic water temperature updates, 100 historic status updates, 96 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
Fish Species in Mount Elbert Forebay:
Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Lake Trout, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Mount Elbert Forebay
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Built it the late 1970’s Mt. Elbert Forebay occupies a saddle on a ridge above Twin Lakes Reservoir. The 210 acre impoundment is surrounded by some of Colorado’s most scenic mountainous country. While the recreational opportunities at the reservoir are limited primarily to picnicking and fishing, the surrounding area is awash with activities.

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Getting there:

From Leadville, Colorado, travel south 15 miles on Highway 24, turn right (west) on Highway 82, travel 4 miles and take a right onto Lake County Road 24. Travel north past Lakeview Campground to the lake.

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Mount Elbert Forebay Master Angler Awards
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Mount Elbert Forebay Stocking 2018 to 2020
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Lake Class: 2
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