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Lake: Croke Reservoir

Disrespect and a mess

Post By: J18      Posted: 6/16/2014 9:35:55 PM     Points: 392    
Went to fish at croke this evening for the first time this year cause I have caught some decent bass out of this lake last year well when I arrived there were a lot of people so I started my journey to find a spot there was trash every where worm cans all over the place beer cans and dead fish.also a ton of blue gill remains I normally don't get on here to complain but man if your gonna go enjoy the outdoors leave it cleaner than when you left. Anyways I left about 10 minutes in and went to a lot cleaner place it seems like this is the issue with every lake were you don't have to walk to far to the water
 Reply by: elkinthebag      Posted: 6/17/2014 2:19:43 AM     Points: 2088    
Last pic isn't croke res. it is sad how the lake is treated now. It is still a flies and lures only lake but no enforcement I have sent the police that way a ton since I live 5 houses up from it. Bad part is the city ruined it be for all the trash started fishing it again.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 6/17/2014 7:04:40 AM     Points: 29819    
My son and I were there on Memorial Day--using flies. It's just like you're saying...full of trash and bait fisherman.
 Reply by: J18      Posted: 6/17/2014 10:26:41 PM     Points: 392    
Sorry bass where caught at another lake I went to one were you have to walk more then 20ft to the water so not as trashed
 Reply by: dizzel      Posted: 6/17/2014 10:42:06 PM     Points: 23158    
that sucks man, one thing I have been doing a lot is I take pictures from the parking lot when I first get to my spot, and as I walk down I tell all who are fishing in the area that the DOW are taking pictures of the parking lots and are issuing tickets to the people leaving trash around, will have license plate numbers of who are fishing in the area, it seems to help as I have packed out a lot less trash from years before. I fish pueblo a lot and if I catch anyone leaving the area I fish with trash, I know some people where I can findout were your car/vehicle is registered....
 Reply by: coolhand_12      Posted: 6/20/2014 12:58:36 AM     Points: 176    
Nothing like a good ole lie and threat huh?