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Lake: Croke Reservoir

Not posted Flies & Lures Only?"

Post By: fisherman1969      Posted: 4/27/2013 10:12:07 AM     Points: 55    
went to Croke yesterday and caught a few tiny blue gills on a 1" chartruse twister grub and a 1/32 oz jighead.

What i looked for and couldnt find POSTED was that this lake was still a "Flies & Lures" only lake(??) Did they change the rules there and now anyhting goes? thanks for any heads up on this!
 Reply by: alanlf5280      Posted: 4/27/2013 12:16:27 PM     Points: 7338    
Id recommend calling the City of Thornton. They did all that rebuilding and fixing up a few years back, they might have changed the rules. I checked the regs, but the lake is not listed in there.
 Reply by: spicyhombre      Posted: 4/27/2013 7:31:11 PM     Points: 5380    
I fished there a couple of times last year and don't remember seeing or hearing anything about no bait. How was your luck? there were tons of small gills there last year and got into a couple of descent LMB.
 Reply by: SnipeHuntin      Posted: 4/27/2013 8:22:28 PM     Points: 6832    
Croke is actually in the City of Northglenn. Try contacting them.
 Reply by: elkinthebag      Posted: 4/27/2013 11:27:52 PM     Points: 2088    
Ruined the lake and did change the rules. Now I pick up a ton of empty worm containers and watch a bunch of undersized bass go out in a daily. The city of northglenns million dollar flop.
 Reply by: alanlf5280      Posted: 4/28/2013 7:07:54 AM     Points: 7338    
My bad. City of Northglenn.
 Reply by: cbrines      Posted: 4/28/2013 7:35:49 AM     Points: 420    
The Northglenn website still references the old pamphlet which states "flies and lures only."

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 Reply by: kittyfisher      Posted: 4/28/2013 8:29:33 AM     Points: 391    
Think theres a sign on Huron st, at least there was 6 months ago.
 Reply by: fisherman1969      Posted: 4/29/2013 12:23:07 AM     Points: 55    
ok, thanks guys! i was hoping it was legal for like 16 and under to use live bait like i thought was there before or on some other lakes in the metro area ive been to.