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Address: Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison, CO
Phone Number: +1 719-649-3378
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Blue Mesa Reservoir is Colorado's largest reservoir and home to the largest...

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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Excellent Fishing

Whether you want to spend a day out on the shore catching perch, or a morning on the ice seeking trophy lake trout, this reservoir offers everything a fisherman/woman could hope... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
colourado14
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Gunnison, Colorado
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Gunnison, Colorado
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you want to spend a day out on the shore catching perch, or a morning on the ice seeking trophy lake trout, this reservoir offers everything a fisherman/woman could hope for. Beautiful views, typically gorgeous weather, and amazing fishing opportunities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The Blue Mesa is a great place to fish for kokane, Lake Trout, rainbows, brown trout, and perch. One has the opportunity to catch record setting fish and a good days catch for dinner. It has a full service marina, restaurant, and dockage available.

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Westminster, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

While we didn't fish, this pontoon boating was the best! The reservoir was practically deserted and we were able to float along or motor wherever and however we wished. We were able to take our dogs and the staff that helped us was very friendly and helpful. The scenery was spectacular!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

This was our 3rd trip to Blue Mesa. We have a small fishing boat and always catch fish here. Not so much at other Colorado reservoirs, but always at Blue Mesa. Wish we lived closer!!

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MUNCY,PA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We heard the fishing was great the week we were there...had a sample of the samon fished from there and it was amazing

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Blue Mesa Reservoir offered one of the best days of fishing I've ever enjoyed. Thanks entirely to the talent and hard work of Cody and Nancy, our guides with Sports Fish Colorado, my father, brother and I caught our limit of mature Kokanee salmon. There's nothing more exciting than jigging a school of salmon and hauling up big fish from... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We had a great time fishing with Robby and have lots of fish to show for it. He was so helpful, such a hard worker, and went out of his way to make sure we were having a great time. Awesome and fun trip. Highly recommend Blue Mesa Fishing and Robby as a guide! We will be back.

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Thank cecrochet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

A group of 5 of us had a great time with the guide named Dillon. Had pretty good luck jigging for salmon. Would come back again next year.

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Thank Travis B
Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We went out with Robby for some Kokanee Salmon jigging. We had a blast and all three of is caught our limit pretty rapidly. Robby knows Blue Mesa and has great equipment to ensure your success. In fact, whenever we stopped, it was usually only a few minutes until there was a crowd around us as Robby is well known... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

We had a group of 5 guys go on a guided trip with Sport Fish Colorado and our guide was DJ. None of us had ever been jigging for salmon before and were super excited about catching a bunch of fish. DJ was very helpful on the techniques and provided all of the equipment. You could tell that DJ had... More 

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