Re: Blue Mesa ice fishing
A great place to stay is the water wheel inn. It's on the west side of town and about 12 mins from the lake city bridge, which is where the inlet is and the only current safe ice. When I left Gunnison a week ago safe ice extended a couple hundred yards past the lake city bridge. Depending on the temps, there should be safe ice through the narrows including elk creek. Salmon tend to move in schools, sometimes very quickly, near structure adjacent to the channel. A jigging machine is highly recommended. Lake trout will be holding close to the bottom in 20-60 fow on points and flats that are adjacent to deeper water. Good luck, let us know how you do.
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