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Carson Lake

Status:  Log in or Register... 10.18.23
Water Tmp:  11.07.17
Level:  01.19.21
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Carson Lake: 01.19.21
Carson Lake on FishExplorer has 4 historic conditions reports, 2 historic water temperature updates, 7 historic status updates, 3 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Carson Lake:
Brook Trout
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Carson Lake
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General Details:

Carson Lake is one of the lakes in the Kannah Creek Basin of the Grand Mesa. Kannah Creek and the lakes in this area serve as the water supply for Grand Junction. Carson Lake was constructed in 1947 to store the water from the Grand Mesa, which was considered a higher quality water source than the... Log in for additional details...

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Getting there:

Fom Mesa, travel south on Highway 65 for approximately 18 miles to the Lands End Road (Forest Service Road 100). Turn right and proceed 3.3 miles to Carson Lake Road 108. Turn left and drive to the parking lot.

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Carson Lake Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 2
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