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Lake: Vallecito Reservoir

Vallecito Personal Best Pike

Post By: Bwallace10327      Posted: 5/15/2016 5:33:54 PM     Points: 204    
I left my house this morning in a downpour, having little hope for anything beyond taking my dog for a ride to the lake and back. I was WRONG, weather info was WRONG and the day held 6 hours of good pike fishing. I even got my personal best Vallecito pike. Not half bad.
 Reply by: Ziriux      Posted: 5/15/2016 7:59:54 PM     Points: 0    
Nice pike!

One thing I learned about colorado news station and their predictions is that their off by about 4 to 6 hours and sometimes wrong all together.
 Reply by: Bware      Posted: 5/16/2016 12:57:49 AM     Points: 18    
Nice catch
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 5/16/2016 7:52:18 AM     Points: 10934    
Congratulations, very nice catch.
 Reply by: esoxrocks      Posted: 5/16/2016 8:34:27 AM     Points: 2486    
Good work...seems my absolute best esox (Musky or Pike) days have always been bad weather days, especially a steady rain. Full rainsuit and waterproof footwear are always must-haves.

Might stay in on a blue-bird day...but never when the weather is bad (or good?).
 Reply by: yard dogs      Posted: 5/16/2016 8:52:44 AM     Points: 613    
Very nice! Hope to hit this lake this summer...