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Lake: Officers Gulch Pond

officers gulch not safe

Post By: ColoradoOutdoorsman      Posted: 11/27/2014 11:08:21 PM     Points: 1931    
Man that ice is the sketchiest ice I've ever been on. Didn't even feel safe standing in the shallows. First of all there's about 1 1/2 of snow everywhere and it sucks just getting to the pond. Then I drilled and the hole sprouted several cracks. It's less than an inch where I drilled and l didn't want to go out any further.
 Reply by: Cichlidfish      Posted: 11/27/2014 11:33:54 PM     Points: 4984    
Where on the pond were you? Because where I was fishing on the part closest to the highway there was a good 6-8 inches of ice with a lot of slush and 8 inches of snow on top.
 Reply by: ColoradoOutdoorsman      Posted: 11/27/2014 11:44:24 PM     Points: 1931    
We parked at the first lot and walked about 100 yards down into the forest and cut down to the lake. And going through that snow is a b word.
 Reply by: roxs      Posted: 12/15/2014 9:55:32 AM     Points: 0    
Where's a good place on that lake to take my kids. Is it windy? I've never been there?
 Reply by: sickws6      Posted: 12/15/2014 12:07:49 PM     Points: 574    
Could be a bit windy depends on the day. I like the east side by the point. but everywhere on that lake will work. I haven't been there since first ice but if there is no snow on the ice (there should be) but if not it could be quite slick so I would recommend cleats you can get them for pretty cheap at any sporting goods store, one of the best investments ive made ice fishing
 Reply by: oneeye      Posted: 12/15/2014 12:27:22 PM     Points: 1061    
Breck. got 12" of snow according to the reports. So O.G. should have lots of snow. I always look at the weather reports for the area I want fish to see if the wind is to blow. Then I can change plans if need.