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Blue Mesa Reservoir is one of Colorado's best fishing spots, located in the Curecanti National Recreation Area. The area offers a variety of fish species, including kokanee salmon, lake trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, and yellow perch. Nearby activities include hiking, boating, and camping. Fishing tips include using lures and jigs that mimic the prey of the targeted fish species. The best time of year to visit is from May to October, with an average temperature of 60-80°F. However, winter fishing can also be productive for those willing to brave the cold.
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