Fish the Grand Mesa Two

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The Grand Mesa, located about 40 miles east of Grand Junction and 35 miles northwest of Montrose boasts over 300 lakes and streams in it’s 500 square miles area. This is the second Fish the Grand Mesa Guide.
 

Cobbet Lake-elevation 10,271 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized
 
 
 
 
 
 
Deep Ward Lake- elevation 10,108 feet
Fish: Splake, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Motor Boats
 
 
 
 
Alexander Lake- elevation 10,145 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized
 
 
 
 
 
Baron Lake- elevation 10,105 feet
Fish: Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Motor Boats
 
 
 
 
 
Big Eggleston Lake- elevation 10,129 feet
Fish: Splake, Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Motor Boats
 
 
 
 
Youngs Creek Reservoir 3- elevation 10,204 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized
Additional Info: For Youngs Creek Reservoirs, 1, 2, 3:
-Fishing with flies and lures only.
-All cutthroat trout must be returned to the water immediately upon catching.

Little Eggleston Lake- elevation 10,347 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

Butts Lake- elevation 10,500 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Cottonwood Lake 1- elevation 10,053 feet
Fish: Splake, Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Motor Boats
 
 
 
 
Lily Lake- elevation 10,215 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Cottonwood Lake 4- elevation 10,207 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Motor Boats

DeCamp Reservoir- elevation 9,792 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

Cottonwood Lake 2- elevation 10,016 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Cottonwood Creek- elevation 9,657 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Kitson Reservoir- elevation 10,016 feet
Fish: Artic Grayling, Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Motor Boats

Cottonwood Lake 5- elevation 9,973 feet
Fish: Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Electric

Big Meadows Reservoir- elevation 9,789 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Electric

Neversweat Reservoir- elevation 10,068 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Motor Boats

Silver Lake- elevation 10,204 feet
Fish: Arctic Grayling, Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Electric
Additional Info:
-Fishing is with flies and lures only.
-The bag and posession limit is two fish, with a minimum size of 16 inches.

Forty Acre Lake- elevation 10,166 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Electric

Bull Creek Reservoir 5- elevation 9,647 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Bull Creek- elevation 9,748 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: na

Bull Basin Reservoir 1- elevation 10,008 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized
Additional Info: for Bull Basin Reservoir 1,
-Fishing is with flies and lures only
-Bag limit is for two trout, with a minimum size of 16 inches in length.

Additional Info: For Bull Creek Reservoirs 1 & 2, and the Connecting Channels:
-Fishing is with flies and lures only
-Bag limit is for two trout, with a minimum size of 16 inches in length.
 
Bull Creek Reservoir 1- elevation 10,129 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized
Additional Info: For Bull Creek Reservoirs 1 & 2, and the Connecting Channels:
-Fishing is with flies and lures only
-Bag limit is for two trout, with a minimum size of 16 inches in length.
 
Bull Creek Reservoir 2- elevation 10,136 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized
 
Additional Info: For Bull Creek Reservoirs 1 & 2, and the Connecting Channels:
-Fishing is with flies and lures only
-Bag limit is for two trout, with a minimum size of 16 inches in length.
 
Big Creek Reservoir 1- elevation 10,090 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Motor Boats

Atkinson Reservoir- elevation 9,946 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Atkinson Creek- elevation 9,946 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Bonham Reservoir- elevation 9,776 feet
Fish: Arctic Grayling, Brown Trout, Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized

Rock Lake- elevation 10,143 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Youngs Creek Lake- elevation 10,197 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Electric

Lost Lake- elevation 10,225 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kenny Creek Reservoir- elevation 9,908 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Electric