: Blue Mesa Reservoir - The Elk Creek and Lake Fork boat ramps are now open. The current water temperature is about 44 degrees. Anglers have had success catching kokanee between Lake Fork and Soap Creek.
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)