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Lake: Antero Reservoir

headin down

Post By: fishinghunter14      Posted: 12/31/2007 6:55:50 PM     Points: 149    
im goin to antero tomorrow and was wondering how the fishing was and if anyone new of some hotspots thanks
 Reply by: radar1      Posted: 1/1/2008 5:56:33 PM     Points: 97    
Great fishing there. The trick is small pink jig and meal worm. Best thing is to keep it dead stick the fish are finiky. There are bows from 16-24" I have seen caught.
 Reply by: TightLine      Posted: 1/1/2008 9:52:27 PM     Points: 563    
I've been fishing it the last 15 days except Christmas, in my opinion I would keep an open mind. Everyday is different, some days they want jigs worked aggressively and some they want it still. Color is something I play with daily. To catch fish throughout the day I have been changing color 3 to 4 times a day. Today it only took 2 colors to get me through. The best advice I can give you, is if you're not seeing fish, move. And move as many times as it takes until you find fish. Once you find them throw everything you own at them until you get a response. Be careful the fish are spooky about noise, light, and alot of other things. For me waxies have out performed mealies 10 to 1. Stay near the veggies.
TLO
 Reply by: fishinghunter14      Posted: 1/2/2008 9:18:46 AM     Points: 149    
thanks i will try all that when i make it down there i was headed down at about 6:30 new years morning and got about 10 miles down the road and my pick up started to gel up but me and my dad are plannin for tomorrow since we couldnt get a filter yeasterday. guess thats what you get for havin a diesel
thanks again i will submit a report when i get back
 Reply by: JED      Posted: 1/2/2008 1:09:03 PM     Points: 4264    
Well we went down yesterday(southshore), we got the big 0. We threw everything at them. I could see the fish on my underwater camera, but they just were not biting. We did meet a few people who were having catching, but not many. GOOD LUCK TO ALL
 Reply by: wiperhunter23      Posted: 1/2/2008 7:30:27 PM     Points: 102    
Fishin has been excellent. My buddy caught this one usin a castmaster and powerbait.
 Reply by: fishinghunter14      Posted: 1/2/2008 8:25:53 PM     Points: 149    
nice fish where were you guys fishin and what color power bait or is it just like what tightline said and changing alot
 Reply by: masteroftheloch      Posted: 1/3/2008 8:56:42 AM     Points: 164    
hey guys... I have never been ice fishing befor... hey tighline, when you say look for fish...do you use a fish finder? do you have to drill holes and then look or is there another way?
 Reply by: fishinghunter14      Posted: 1/4/2008 6:03:42 PM     Points: 149    
well we went down thursday and my dad had two bites at about 10 so we moved around the south part of the lake all day we moved prolly 8 or 9 times and then got to a spot and i tied into a nice fish got it right to the bottom of the hole and my hook bent darn near straight so he got off about 10 minutes my dad tied into one and it broke his line this was between 145 and 245 so we decided to stay the night we went out today and moved 10 times finally found a spot today and seen fish on the camera we threw everything we could at them and not a single bite i watched nice fish look at my jig and just werent interested but we are not discouraged we seen one fish on the ice today and one yesterday. but i still am satisfied with the size and fight of the fish very happy with antero even though we got skunked might go back sunday so any tips will help
 Reply by: wiperhunter23      Posted: 1/4/2008 7:28:51 PM     Points: 102    
he was using rainbow power bait mostly, but had to change alot before anything hit.