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Who's still catching fish in this heat?

Post By: Killerfihser      Posted: 8/10/2020 8:11:55 AM     Points: 653    
It's hot and I mean the fishing if you can locate them.. Who's still catching fish? Local reservoirs are still producing.
 Reply by: GoNe_FiShIn_11      Posted: Aug. 10, 9:05:40 AM     Points: 12763    
Man that looks good.
 Reply by: bratfish      Posted: Aug. 10, 9:49:34 AM     Points: 1096    
Still coming. Have to work for em.
 Reply by: Goosehunter82      Posted: Aug. 10, 1:55:09 PM     Points: 57032    
Man thoes look good.
 Reply by: Hawaiian Punch      Posted: Aug. 10, 3:32:02 PM     Points: 8110    
Aurora's stocker trout are plentiyful . . . .plenty of under size eyes and a few jumbo perch here and there.
 Reply by: bron      Posted: Aug. 10, 6:10:26 PM     Points: 38411    
Im giving it a rest until temps arent around 100. My logbooks say we dont catch anything in August anyhow.
 Reply by: Digginjiggin      Posted: Aug. 10, 6:48:51 PM     Points: 318    
Gotta call your shots. Look for clean water that hasnít started turning over yet. Morning and evening. Rivers. Deep water in places like Williams Fork, Taylor, etc.
 Reply by: Killerfihser      Posted: Aug. 11, 5:52:45 AM     Points: 653    
Nice replies, we found the crappies on the drop offs and not congregated together but welling to take the bait as it dropped to them. We had to move from coves to coves to catch a limit. The white bass were schooling and easy pickings if you can locate them in 15 to 20 FOW. It's fun when they are thick on the bottom, just jigging them up. Any bait will suffice but spoons seems to be the key. For crappies, paddle tail, fin spins, and Johnson crappie busters curly tails are key since water were heavily stain this time of the year. Good luck and be safe.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: Aug. 11, 3:50:11 PM     Points: 57    
Things are going well but sticking to above 8K elevation, preferred around 10K! Tough bite at lower elevations!
 Reply by: Dyinghero27      Posted: Aug. 14, 8:20:52 AM     Points: 4    
Of course, fishing is still hot with water temperatures still climbing. Not as much action at the bigger lakes, but local ponds are doing fine.
 Reply by: Dyinghero27      Posted: Aug. 14, 8:23:12 AM     Points: 4    
Also lots of multispecies days. No specific time, just tossing what works.
 Reply by: FishingJunkie      Posted: Aug. 14, 9:31:02 AM     Points: 1816    
Took my kayak to a local pond last night - got 2 nice bass.... a rarity for me.
 Reply by: JChak      Posted: Aug. 16, 3:38:06 PM     Points: 0    
I have been reading posts on FishExplorer for awhile and just signed up so I could post today. Anyway, I use live minnows (purchased shiners from a licensed dealer in Berthoud, CO and in Hasty, CO) in areas where live bait is legal. I have been catching from 4 in to 12 in largemouth bass. I took a trip to Two Buttes Reservoir (nearly dry) this week. Behind the dam, in what is called the Black Hole, there are fish. I lost the biggest bass I have ever seen there. Anyway, I do not eat fish but judging by your pictures, you certainly do. Enjoy!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: Aug. 16, 8:12:09 PM     Points: 14439    
Fishing in the dog days of summer has been good if you can stand the heat. John Martin has been very good but it is way to hot so it takes some of the fun out of it.
 Reply by: FishHuntNow      Posted: Aug. 19, 8:41:02 PM     Points: 413    
Nice laker bratfish. Definitely having to go up high elevation to catch my fish mostly because I don't enjoy the heat and seek cooler refuge like the trout.
 Reply by: bratfish      Posted: Aug. 19, 9:41:53 PM     Points: 1096    
Yeah I lost a good pike the other day. Heats definitely not fun.
 Reply by: Killerfihser      Posted: Aug. 20, 6:41:23 AM     Points: 653    
Definitely some nice catches.
 Reply by: GoNe_FiShIn_11      Posted: Aug. 20, 7:09:39 AM     Points: 12763    
There differently are fish to be had if your willing to work for them.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: Aug. 20, 8:54:28 AM     Points: 59330    
not me fresh out of fish


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