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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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ICE fishing at Blue Mesa

Not a bad place to visit in the winter, easy access from Hwy 50 to the lake. Spent only a few hours... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
glenn d
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Amazing!!!

If you are in the area you MUST visit Blue Mesa ... we were here in winter and it was frozen over... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Jenelle H
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Melbourne, Australia
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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 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

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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

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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

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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 7 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 11 September 2017

Thank you for leaving a review for this National Park!

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Reviewed 4 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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Reviewed 30 July 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 2 August 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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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We spent a week near the reservoir camping and fishing and had a great time. The resevoir has two full service marinias with boat rentals and guide services there's also many bank fishing access points.

Thank Brian G
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Our family fished a half day Kokanee Salmon trip on the Blue Mesa. Robby was fantastic and we were able to catch our limit thanks to his guidance and knowledge. He is a very polite Christian man and we would recommend him for a fishing...More

Thank Bethany F
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Robby R, Owner at Blue Mesa Fishing, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you Bethany, it was great meeting and fishing with you guys and I look forward to fishing with you in the future! God Bless

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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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