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Lake: St. Vrain State Park (Barbour Ponds)

St Vrain Sunday 4/19

Post By: daahoud      Posted: 4/19/2020 8:30:18 PM     Points: 1345    
Fished Blue Heron from 12-6 today, water temp reach 57 degrees before afternoon cloud cover. Visibility was the typical 1-2 ft. Caught 7 eyes on jig, 4 @~12Ē and 3 @~17Ē, all returned. Nice calm day on the water and although there were lots of people fishing from shore they were social distancing for the most part.
 Reply by: bhooker      Posted: 4/20/2020 2:53:19 PM     Points: 3    
what kind of boat are you fishing from ?
 Reply by: daahoud      Posted: 4/20/2020 5:36:50 PM     Points: 1345    
Iíve got an old 16í Lund.
 Reply by: fabfisher      Posted: 4/21/2020 12:15:37 AM     Points: 7    
How were you catching them and what part of the lake .
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 4/21/2020 7:41:39 AM     Points: 8832    
Fabfisher . . . . .Dad always told me . . ."do your homework" son.Asking what a person was using and what part of the lake they fished is lazy and most times you will get no reply or some under handed reply. You ask me that question and I'll just not answer you . . . .be happy dasshoud even posted his post.
"DO YOUR HOME WORK!"
 Reply by: bhooker      Posted: 4/21/2020 4:25:18 PM     Points: 3    
I haven't been there for a long time. I can't hand launch my tracker. I used to have a 14 ft open starcraft I could put it on anywhere. I miss that little boat !
 Reply by: Niko12      Posted: 4/21/2020 5:37:58 PM     Points: 453    
Boatless angler here. Where you catching at depths accessible by shore?
 Reply by: daahoud      Posted: 4/21/2020 9:03:54 PM     Points: 1345    
Boat launch is straight forward on Blue Heron with the dock in. Iíve seen plenty of different watercraft on there from large bass boats to the occasional party boat.

Before I got this boat last year I would fish Blue Heron and Bald Eagle pretty regularly from my Colorado XT toon. Still have it for just such on occasion later this year -)

Sunday I was fishing outside of shore casting distance from the various points. Iíve also had some limited success this season right up against the shore jigging.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: 4/22/2020 12:57:05 AM     Points: 8832    
dasshound . . . . .SUPER GREAT ANSWER!
 Reply by: daahoud      Posted: 4/22/2020 9:05:50 AM     Points: 1345    
Hey thanks HP!
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