Post By: SGM Posted: 7/24/2017 8:27:43 AMPoints: 8732
Whie fishing Pueblo last Thursday I landed my first Colorado Flathead. I have caught several much larger Flatheads fishing the Mississippi River and others but it took this long to finally catch one in Colorado. Guess since I really don't fish for them here it shouldn't surprise me so much but with over 30 years fishing Pueblo you would guess I would have caught one by accident.
Reply by: skiman Posted: 7/24/2017 9:14:42 AM Points: 2033
Way to go man. I figure if there's a rare species in the reservoir, leave it to you to catch it! Lol (By the way, does the name Colonel G. Pittman ring any bells? He was the officer I was talking about.) Ski
Reply by: SGM Posted: 7/24/2017 11:39:12 AM Points: 8732
FS, that little guy has a long way to go to be a state record but with all the feed in Pueblo it sure is possible. I've heard of some nice/big ones caught at Pueblo but this is the first one I have seen. I know John Martin holds some big faltheads too.
Would love to get me and my kid into some bigger cats and walleye but limited to shore fishing till I can find a nice boat that someone don't want a arm and leg for. Ended up hooking another flathead Monday night about the same size
Ya I'm willing to work on one and fix it up but some people selling these old boats that don't run anymore and still asking a couple thousand is just crazy. But one of these days I'll find something reasonable and pick it up.