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Lake: Soda Lakes

Brown Trout in Soda Lake?

Post By: SaugeyeKillah      Posted: 4/10/2014 9:49:14 PM     Points: 230    
Hope this is an ok question, if not mods can delete it?

I was researching some of the city lakes around Lakewood and Littleton and saw that Soda Lake has Browns and Saugeye in there. Anyone know if this is true?

I ask because on other sites I've also seen some other reports of species in certain lakes that I knew to be completely erroneous.


 Reply by: opencage      Posted: 4/11/2014 9:36:13 AM     Points: 159849    
Our stocking data from CPW shows that saugeye fingerlings were stocked in 2011. Not sure about the browns.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 4/11/2014 9:39:04 AM     Points: 44858    
I believe Ben Swigle is the biologist for that area. Please correct if that is incorrect.

Might want to contact him.
 Reply by: Fish Crazy      Posted: 4/11/2014 10:30:06 AM     Points: 109    
If that lake is in Lakewood or Littleton, I think Paul Winkle is the CPW Biologist. But Swigle might still have an answer.
 Reply by: Mr. Gills      Posted: 4/11/2014 11:10:21 AM     Points: 215    
There are both species In the lake. The trout are few and far between, you would be better off fishing bear creek reservoir. I have fished soda a bunch and only once did I ever catch a trout. The saugeye are usually on the small end.
 Reply by: Doc      Posted: 4/11/2014 11:33:53 AM     Points: 309    
Yeah, there's Saugeye in there...I've also seen plenty of carp, a dead sucker, and saw someone catch a perch once..not sure about any browns, but I think I remember someone mentioning that they caught one years ago.
 Reply by: Budha      Posted: 4/11/2014 6:03:57 PM     Points: 160    
I recall someone on here posted catching a really large brown out of Soda Lakes within the past two years.
 Reply by: ADub TT      Posted: 4/11/2014 8:12:56 PM     Points: 387    
Place is infested with carp, a blast trying to get them to bite 1/4 oz or so tube jig, sometimes they bite and sometimes they turn quickly by your jig and well, snag themselves ::))