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River: Colorado River Glenwood Spgs to Rifle

Unusual MA PB, Multi Species Mayhem

Post By: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/9/2021 12:39:59 PM     Points: 315    
With the temperatures dropping and high flows for this time of year, the water temps have been dropping in the Glenwood Springs area on the Colorado River. Reports on the USGS site have been good and Per several shops in the area, they lifted the closure as well...

We decided to hit the morning bite and stop around early afternoon. My friends and I had a great time out on the water, landing multiple species with the HD Trout, Rapala CD, and J-Spec jerkbait. Several patterns worked in the muddy water, but the HD Brown trout seemed to get the most attention. My GF got her PB trout of any species, I landed a very unusual Master Angler fish which wound up shattering my old PB, and I got to fish with a friend I hadn't fished with in over two years!! Can't beat days like this!! Hope you guys enjoy the footage and/or pics!!

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 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/9/2021 12:40:29 PM     Points: 315
The unusual MA PB....😂😂😂🎣🎣🎣
 Reply by: skiman      Posted: 9/9/2021 1:11:08 PM     Points: 2825
Thanks for the post, pics, and video!
Well done SirÖ(as usual!) Ski
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: 9/9/2021 6:06:52 PM     Points: 4992
That's a trophy sucker, or whatever it is. That thing looks like a Coelocanth. Never had cheering spectators when I was catching a fish. You're at the top of your game 😃
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 9/9/2021 6:27:08 PM     Points: 48864
That chub was super cool Tyler! Well done on the MA as well!
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/9/2021 6:54:52 PM     Points: 315

No problem Skiman!! Always glad to hear when someone enjoys them! Just happy to be doing some local river fishing again.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/9/2021 6:55:55 PM     Points: 315

Ya it felt like I was reeling in a log, sucked that my gopro froze right when I hooked into it😢 Hahaha never had that happen either, let alone multiple times in a day...Felt like I was on the MLF😂😂😂
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/9/2021 6:57:42 PM     Points: 315

Glad you enjoyed Curtis and thank for the kind words!! It was cool that we got into so many bottom feeders this day, would never guess I'd get a 22" sucker out of the river lol.
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 9/9/2021 8:00:23 PM     Points: 415
Nice catches! I believe thatís a Flannelmouth Sucker? Iíve caught two on the Gunny four years ago. The pictured one was 21Ē! I thought I had a big Brown but saw the extra big lips and my heart sunk! 🎣👊🍻
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/9/2021 8:13:19 PM     Points: 315

Probably! I am certainly no expert in IDing fish species, let alone ones that I don't catch much of. Either way, never would I expect to get a 22" sucker of any species lol. Haha I was hoping I hooked into a monster trout, was sort of bummed too but at least it was big🎣😂
 Reply by: SirGreg88      Posted: 9/9/2021 8:22:11 PM     Points: 399
That thing looks like my last slumpbuster. Nice going!!!
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/10/2021 9:30:54 AM     Points: 315

Appreciate that SirGreg! My slumpbuster is usually a bluegill😂
 Reply by: not too old to fish      Posted: 9/10/2021 9:47:40 AM     Points: 9228
Nice video as usual, the water looked pretty dirty but it isn't as bad as it looks over in that area. The river is fishable even though it looks very dirty from the highway. Thanks for sharing.
 Reply by: SirGreg88      Posted: 9/10/2021 1:42:05 PM     Points: 399
Only your fish was better looking..................
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/10/2021 4:19:16 PM     Points: 315
- not too old to fish

Thank you! Ya it's not chocolate milk which is nice. Just thankful the temps are dropping in the river. Hoping to hit the frying pan or upper fork next weekend!
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/10/2021 4:20:08 PM     Points: 315

idk...That sucker i'm holding is one ugly MF😂
 Reply by: SirGreg88      Posted: 9/12/2021 8:50:08 AM     Points: 399
She had worms but I love to fish. At least mine had lipstick............

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