Fish Grand Mesa Three

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The Grand Mesa Scenic Byway, at 63 miles in length, travels northwest across the top of the Mesa providing the only paved access to fishing streams and lakes. The Mesa hosts a total of seven trout species. Wildlife includes moose, black bearm elk, mule deer, marmonts and a large variety of rodents. Summer months provide the lions share of activity, including fishing, camping, mountain bike riding, and hiking.
Winter activities include cross country skiing, snowmobiling,
and skiing at Powderhorn Mountain Resort.

West Leon Creek- elevation 9,828 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Colby Horse Park Reservoir- elevation 10,127 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized
 
 
 
 
Middle Leon Creek- elevation 10,173 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: NA

Leon Lake- elevation 10,337 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Electric
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lanning Lake- elevation 10,305 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Hunter Reservoir- elevation 10,348 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Monument Creek- elevation 10,037 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: na

Monument Reservoir 1- elevation 10,196 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Bailey Reservoir- elevation 9,846 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: na

Doughty Reservoir- elevation 9,726 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

East Fork, Leroux Creek- elevation 9,779 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: na

Dogfish Reservoir- elevation 10,447 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Electric

Goodenough Reservoir- elevation 10,488 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Overland Reservoir- elevation 9,902 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized

Willow Creek- elevation 9,653 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Buzzard Creek- elevation 7,980 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Mosquito Creek- elevation 8,021 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Reservoir Park- elevation 9,075 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

West Divide Creek- elevation 7,692 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na
Additional Info: from the headwaters going downstream to the confluence with Brook Creek:
-Fishing with flies and lures only.
-All cutthroat trout must be returned to the water immediately upon catching.

Leon Creek- elevation 8,524 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

Park Creek- elevation 8,847 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

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

Finny Cut Lake 2- elevation 10,497 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Finney Cut Lake 1- elevation 10,423 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Leon Park Reservoir (Sissie Lake)- elevation 10,447 feet
Fish: Brook Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

Twin Lake 1- elevation 10,411 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized

Sackett Reservoir- elevation 10,456 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized

Weir & Johnson Reservoir- elevation 10,466 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Easy
Boating: Non-motorized

Y & S Reservoir- elevation 10,225 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

Cole Reservoir 1- elevation 10,417 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout
Access: Difficult
Boating: Non-motorized

Trio Reservoir- elevation 10,169 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

Cedar Mesa Reservoir- elevation 9,949 feet
Fish: Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: Non-motorized

Bonita Creek- elevation 9,724 feet
Fish: Cutthroat Trout, Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na

West Fork Surface Creek- elevation 9,490 feet
Fish: Rainbow Trout
Access: Medium
Boating: na