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Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC)

Status:  Log in or Register... 09.06.21
Water Tmp:  07.18.21
Level:  09.06.21
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC): 09.06.21
Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC) on FishExplorer has 135 historic conditions reports, 51 historic water temperature updates, 112 historic status updates, 100 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Kevin OKonek
Fish Species in Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC):
Channel Catfish, Common Carp, Largemouth Bass, (Log in for full fish species list)
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Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC)
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Arapaho Bend Natural Area offers both river and pond fishing. The area is a little noisy due to its proximity to Harmony and I-25. A section of the Cache La Poudre River is accessible as well as four former gravel pits that have been converted to fishing ponds that are stocked by CPW: Bass, Beaver, Cormorant, and Snapper Ponds. The area also offers a great view of Longs Peak, excellent bird-watchi... Log in for additional details...

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City of Fort Collins: There are three parking lots, one at the east end of Horsetooth Road (closest access to Strauss Cabin ruins), one on Strauss Cabin Road between Horsetooth and Harmony, and at the Harmony Transportation Center. Arapaho Bend's approximate address is 4109 East Horsetooth Road. Horse trailer parking is available (no designated spot) at the Harmony Transportation Center, the other parking lots are too small.

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Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC) Master Angler Awards
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Arapaho Bend Ponds (FC) Stocking 2018 to 2020
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Lake Class: 3
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