Cheesman Reservoir

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Cheesman Reservoir is located in the mountains of Colorado and is a popular spot for fishing. The reservoir is home to a variety of fish species, including rainbow and brown trout, cutthroat trout, and kokanee salmon. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Fishing tips include using flies, spinners, or bait, and fishing in the early morning or evening. The best time to visit is from May to October, with average temperatures ranging from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

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