: Blue Mesa Reservoir - As of 10/11/2019, the main fish that anglers are talking about right now are the spawning browns. The browns are really focusing on the spawn and anglers are seeing more and more show up in water depths of about 3 to 13 feet of water. Jigs and spinners are doing well along shorelines. Pike in general are also becoming more active but nothing significant really being reported as of yet. Anglers can check on current conditions and boat ramp inspection schedules by contacting the Curecanti National Recreation Area at (970-641-2337).
Reported by: Colorado D.O.W
Lures & Spinners
Blue Mesa Reservoir is Colorado's largest body of water and offers plenty of
outdoor recreation for a great vacation. Blue Mesa Reservoir is operated by the National
Parks Service in Gunnison and is managed as the Curecanti National Recreation
Area. Blue Mesa Reservoir sits at 7491.3 feet above sea level nestled in the
Rocky Mountains 15 miles outside of Gunnison Colorado.
Blue Mesa in known best for the large kokanee.
Other species Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Perch and Brook Trout (more)