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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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Slaying salmon

Alpine Outfitters, of Lake City, CO. Seth was awesome! Blue Mesa fishing at its best. Kokanee... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cindy B
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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
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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 yesterday via mobile

Alpine Outfitters, of Lake City, CO. Seth was awesome! Blue Mesa fishing at its best. Kokanee wake up early so go at dawn..Seth was on his game..first fish on before we even got all lines in. Take the plunge and spring for a guide it's...More

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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

Thank jackson5555
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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 20 February 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 21 February 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 10 January 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

Thank Jenelle H
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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for your detailed review!

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Reviewed 21 September 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 23 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 18 September 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

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

Thank you for your detailed review!

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Reviewed 6 September 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 10 September 2017

Thank you for leaving a review for this National Park!

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Reviewed 3 September 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 1 August 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 3 August 2017

Thank you for your review!

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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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