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Fish: Longnose Sucker

Ponds or lakes that have suckers in them??

Post By: Look-N-4-Fish      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:02:53 PM     Points: 21    
I am looking for any ponds or lakes that may contain sucker fish, any help would be great thanks.
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:04:29 PM     Points: 2755    
horseshoe res. next to boyd has some nice 18 inch suckers there i knw i caught one so theres sure more..
 Reply by: Look-N-4-Fish      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:05:50 PM     Points: 21    
right on fishingfreak thanks, do you know of any in the metro area?
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:10:06 PM     Points: 2755    
hmm...no but i do know a stream that runs near sawhill ponds in boulder that has giant minnows in them..... along with some carp dont ask where they come from even i dont know.....

but its right behind the twin lakes village, after parking and passing both lakes on your right and left just go all the way back till you see a stream/river then theres a medal tunnel you can cross over and to the right theres tons of giant minnows you can catch off worms....
 Reply by: Look-N-4-Fish      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:11:25 PM     Points: 21    
Cool will def hit that up thanks.
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:14:11 PM     Points: 2755    
FYI again its in BOULDER not the real big twin lakes these are just two meesley ponds...and the river flows right behind them infront of a walking/running trail
 Reply by: Bigjumpingfish      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:14:13 PM     Points: 73    
Just went to Bass Pro they had some small ones.8" or so..
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:15:15 PM     Points: 2755    
Yea i went the other day i saw them....
 Reply by: Look-N-4-Fish      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:16:00 PM     Points: 21    
Cool i will look for it when i can get up there, i would love to fish for some carp.
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:17:15 PM     Points: 2755    
Yup you wont find any carp in the ponds only in the rivers becase the water in the ponds are really dirty and murky
 Reply by: catfishking      Posted: 3/31/2011 7:50:36 PM     Points: 17    
golden gate ponds have alot of suckers
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 3/31/2011 8:31:26 PM     Points: 2755    
wheres is golden gate ponds located?
 Reply by: catfishking      Posted: 3/31/2011 8:37:53 PM     Points: 17    
its about 13 miles from golden what do you want suckers for bait?
 Reply by: sfishes      Posted: 3/31/2011 8:48:14 PM     Points: 145    
caught a bunch out of chatfield ponds
 Reply by: culinarypunk      Posted: 3/31/2011 9:42:27 PM     Points: 84484    
the link are the lakes that have suckers in them that are on fxr, look at the right

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 Reply by: SHUTUPANDFISH      Posted: 4/1/2011 1:22:13 AM     Points: 150    
Were the ones at BPS live or frozen?
 Reply by: fishingfreak      Posted: 4/1/2011 5:11:37 AM     Points: 2755    
The ones at BPS are live they have them in there with there water dog salamanders.
 Reply by: Look-N-4-Fish      Posted: 4/8/2011 7:00:37 PM     Points: 21    
Yes I use suckers for bait, there great for ice fishing. So that why I am looking for places around town that would have suckers in them. Golden gate pond has them but since that fire a few weeks ago i am not to sure about the run off from the in to the ponds how that will affect the fish..
 Reply by: GtownD      Posted: 4/8/2011 8:14:22 PM     Points: 18    
Several years back in April I found them by the hundreds in the South Platte river upstream (above the bridge in Chatfield State Park) from where it empties into Chatfield Reservoir.

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