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Shelf Lake

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Status:  Log in or Register... 08.23.23
Water Tmp:  08.23.23
Level:  08.23.23
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Shelf Lake: 08.23.23
Shelf Lake on FishExplorer has 7 historic conditions reports, 2 historic water temperature updates, 7 historic status updates, 5 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Shelf Lake:
Colorado River Cutthroat, Cutthroat Trout, Greenback Cutthroat, plus 0 more... (Log in for full fish species list)
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Shelf Lake
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

8-acre trout lake in Pike National Forest, managed by the South Platte Ranger District, at the base of Mt. Decatur at almost 12,000ft above sea level.... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

USFS, To the Shelf Lake Trailhead: From Denver, head southwest on US-285 to Grant, then turn north (right) on CR-62 Guanella Pass road for about 5 miles to NFDR 119 past the Duck Creek Picnic are and the Geneva Park Campground, continue up NFDR 119 (slowly and carefully it can be rough- high clearance vehicle is necessary) for 2.5 miles to the trailhead.

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Shelf Lake Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 4
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