Colorado Fishing Destinations

Connected Lakes

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Bluegill and 2 more species

The Connected Lakes Fishing Area is located in Grand Junction, Colorado, and is a popular destination for anglers. Fish species such as largemouth bass, crappie, bluegill, and catfish can be caught in the lakes. Nearby activities include hiking, mountain biking, and wildlife viewing. Fishing tips include using topwater baits for bass and nightcrawlers for other species. The best time to visit is from May to September when temperatures range from 60-90°F. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...