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Lake: Pueblo Reservoir
Fish: Smallmouth Bass


Post By: justin1488      Posted: 6/6/2021 11:13:18 AM     Points: 239    
Wow! What a night !

Wiper 23 6lbs 8oz.

Didnt weigh the smallie , but he was big too!

 Reply by: fish-n-foo      Posted: Jun. 6, 12:11:06 PM     Points: 0    
From the bank or boat? I've never fished Pueblo but I need to try it one of these days. The hour drive from the Springs is a turn-off but I sure would like to launch my boat and catch some of those Pueblo Wipers. Before I moved out here in 2003 from the Bay Area in Kalifornia I used to take my boat out the Golden Gate for Salmon but mostly fished the San Francisco Bay for Stripers, Halibut, and Sturgeon. I miss catching and eating that nice white flesh of those Stripers. I really miss catching those BIG fish.
 Reply by: justin1488      Posted: Jun. 6, 12:57:05 PM     Points: 239    
From shore. Ive caught lots of wiper from the boat. Not many this big. First Ive caught from shore in years.
 Reply by:      Posted: Jun. 15, 10:04:38 AM     Points: 270    
Im not trying to steal anyones spot or tactics but if there are any tips or rough locations that could help a guy find some night wiper from shore, I would greatly appreciate the wisdom since the topic came up.
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: Jun. 15, 4:15:40 PM     Points: 1106, I've caught all kinds of nighttime bass, walleye, and just about everything else on this chartreuse colored shad rap. Another good option (especially for wiper) is a dark colored rattletrap. A shallower jerk bait can be good on the flats and points. A few general tips for night fishing:
1) A big high moon helps. Time your trips when you have some good moonlight. It helps the fish & makes it easier if you're stomping around in rocks.
2) Use "hard" colors, my favorites for night are chartreuse and black
3) Something that rattles is good
4) At night, fish above where you think the fish are.

Hope that helps a little. Good luck, and send us some pictures.
 Reply by:      Posted: Jun. 17, 9:13:43 AM     Points: 270    

thanks a ton for all the great advice. I am going to try and get out there and get a few if I can. but at least now I have some direction on how. Thanks again.
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: Jun. 17, 10:53:17 AM     Points: 250    
 Reply by:      Posted: Jun. 19, 2:58:42 PM     Points: 270    
I'm going to try and head out tonight. Are there any areas I should try to find them. Any information is greatly appreciated. Sorry for all the questions but I feel like you are the right people to ask. If you don't want to make it public my email is
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