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Lake: Lowell Ponds
Fish: Largemouth Bass

Icing Lowell

Post By: Cichlidfish      Posted: 1/21/2015 7:29:51 PM     Points: 4629    
I ice fished the big pond of lowell today and the ice is sketchy! There was only one spot to get on the ice with the rest of the surrounding shoreline being slush, and the ice in the center of the pond was about 3-4 inches with some thin spots. The rest of the ponds were just skim ice, and after the warm weather we are about to have again, the ice on the bigger pond will not make it. Despite the ice, the fishing was actually pretty good! I was trying out my new vexilar and I got into a school of small bass and caught quite a few of them! The water clarity was also good at over 8 feet.
 Reply by: lewdog      Posted: 1/22/2015 8:51:19 AM     Points: 3940    
Nice man. I was gonna stop there the other day but decided to hit barr instead.
 Reply by: pikeNcolorado      Posted: 1/22/2015 8:57:16 AM     Points: 17426    
Gotta love seeing LMB coming out of the hard water. Even if they are small it's still cool. Well done
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 1/22/2015 9:58:21 AM     Points: 29874    
Thanks Cichlid--I never realized you could icefish there. Good work!
 Reply by: Cichlidfish      Posted: 1/22/2015 11:59:19 AM     Points: 4629    
Ya, most people think you can't ice fish it just because of the location. It's owned by CPW though and they allow ice fishing there! I think I am the only one that has ice fished there this ice season. Haha
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 1/22/2015 12:04:38 PM     Points: 29874    
I guess I just assume if it's a metro pond you can't.
 Reply by: Ch00Chee      Posted: 1/24/2015 2:23:42 PM     Points: 62    
I never knew you could ice lowell
 Reply by: king fisherman      Posted: 2/1/2015 10:06:09 AM     Points: 5    
Last i heard theres no icing on the ponds, but thoses ponds don't get much attention from the game warden, i never see them patroling the ponds at all. Alot of maintenance needs done at lowell also. Im just waiting til the ice clears.
 Reply by: cookster      Posted: 2/1/2015 10:20:14 AM     Points: 62623    
Ice fishing is permitted on the ponds.