Alright guys heres an update,sorry it took so long!
So I've only been able to go out sparringly since I've been working 10-6 since I've gotten here. Tomorrow will be my only day off until Ileave on Friday. HOWEVER I have been able to go to 3 different lakes and even hit the Yampa River up! The Yampa is WAAAYYY more aggressive than what I'm used to on the South Platte! Needless to say, nothing was caught in the Yampa.
So the first lake I went to was Elkhead Reservoir! Literally I was th only person, at least to my knowledge that was fishing. There were plenty of campers though, so i don't know what the deal is there. First I fished the swim beach shore and had nothing bite. I decided to try from the first pull off area by the entrance as I was leaving. Had no bites again, but did see something break the surface by th rocks. Maybe a smallmouth? Spent at least 30 min trying to hook it but nothing. So had to leave for work at that point.
I asked my hotel front desk clerk if he knew about any fishing lakes and he was very excited to tell me about "Perch Ponds." Said that they stocked the lake with rainbows frequently I guess. I gave it a try because he told me with such enthusiasm. The drive there was GORGEOUS, Once I got there, I immediately saw something break surface. Quickly got a lure in, and about 5 minutes later, landed my first fish of the trip! proceeded to fish there for another about, hour or so, and just bout every other cast was a catch, or a bite and spit. Was too sad when i had to leave :(.
Last lake update was Loudy Sim[sons pond, The one past the railroad tracks. Threw a finesse work on and got a bite my first cast! Kept throwing different types of soft baits on hooks in and got of bites still, but i couldnt hook one in the outh to save my life.SO MANY BITES BUT NO HOOK. Eventually the mosquitoes overpowered me, so ileft out of frustration. BUT I WILL BE BACK
Thats it for now folks! Thanks for reading my long ass update and i will give another one at the end of the trip!