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Blue Mesa Fishing

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Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison, CO
+1 719-649-3378
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Lake is low

This is were the state trout was caught two years in a row. Make sure you wear sun tan lotion and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jackson5555
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Denver, Colorado
Big Fish

I would tell you how to catch them, but...... Stay away from high season! Kokanee salmon are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dankbros
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vail, co
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Blue Mesa Reservoir is Colorado's largest reservoir and home to the largest in Kokanee Salmon population in the Western US. Blue Mesa Reservoir is 330 feet at the deepest point and is made up of 3 basins, 4 boat launches, two marinas and over 100 miles of shoreline. It is truly a magnificent area nestled in the Rocky Mountains
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Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is were the state trout was caught two years in a row. Make sure you wear sun tan lotion and if you camp by the lake. Not many trees

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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, this trip advisor page is actually for folks who have fished with our guided fishing service "Blue Mesa Fishing." If it's not too much trouble, would you mind removing this review? Thank you!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would tell you how to catch them, but...... Stay away from high season! Kokanee salmon are delicious!

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Not a bad place to visit in the winter, easy access from Hwy 50 to the lake. Spent only a few hours there ice fishing and caught our limit on Brown Trout

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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

Hi Glenn, This trip advisor page is actually for folks who have fished with our guided fishing service "Blue Mesa Fishing." If it's not too much trouble, would you mind removing this review? Thank you!

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area you MUST visit Blue Mesa ... we were here in winter and it was frozen over. Seriously the most amazing thing I have seen- people literally drive their cars in the lake and drill a hole in the ice...More

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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2018

Thank you for your detailed review!

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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful area. So much to see and do and plenty of places to eat mixed in. It was a great fall day, the lake was like glass. Bonus

Thank clarson2016
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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

Thank you for leaving a review, we are so glad you enjoyed the area!

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Every time I drive by the Reservoir I make sure to bring my fishing gear. Trout and Perch are my favorite catches but if you want the big ones bring your boat and hang out near the north end or under the bridges. When I...More

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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017

Thank you for your detailed review!

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Lovely views and great fishing, hiking and camping. A great place for families to visit and enjoy. There are areas available for those who wish to fish, get your feet wet, paddle board, camp. Plan on spending time here, lots to do and see.

Thank KansasKari
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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thank you for leaving a review for this National Park!

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

This location is beautiful, but isolated and NO SHADE! If fishing from the bank, you will need sun protection. If fishing from your own boat, take the time to put up the canopy. Nearest towns are Montrose or Gunnison and both are a long way...More

Thank Wendy E
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Great fishing year round! Whether it's Trout Salmon or even Perch this lake doesn't disappoint! Great memories are held at this awesome lake!

Thank TboneJan
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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2017

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views! The drive along the reservoir was amazing. Great fishing in clear water. Didn't catch much but really enjoyed.

Thank CookieBroadway
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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2017

Thank you for your review! On your next visit, consider giving one of our half day fishing trips a try and we will show you how to catch some of the best tasting fish in the state!

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Michael H
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Response from Pastor Rob S | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Very Affordable, and worth every penny! I’ve limited out every time I’ve fished with them.
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