Glacier Springs Retention Pond (Grand Mesa)

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The Glacier Springs Retention Pond, located in the Grand Mesa area of Colorado, is a popular fishing spot for trout, including rainbow, brown, and cutthroat. Nearby activities include hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. Fishing tips include using small insects or spinners for bait and fishing in the early morning or late evening for the best results. The best time to visit is from late spring to early fall, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to low 80s Fahrenheit.

May 18, 2024







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