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Mount Elbert Forebay

Status:  Log in or Register... 06.06.21
Water Tmp:  10.15.22
Level:  03.25.22
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Mount Elbert Forebay: 10.15.22
Mount Elbert Forebay on FishExplorer has 133 historic conditions reports, 75 historic water temperature updates, 102 historic status updates, 99 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Mount Elbert Forebay:
Brown Trout, Colorado River Cutthroat, Cutthroat Trout, plus 3 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Mount Elbert Forebay
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General Details:

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, t... Log in for additional details...

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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 2021 to 2023
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