Good places for carp near Broomfield? - Colorado Fishing Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-22-2006, 09:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,129
Default Good places for carp near Broomfield?

I was wondering where to fish for carp near Broomfield.
I fly fish and have not had much luck with carp.
Any suggestions?
__________________
Fish On!!!
tmuskyhunter is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-22-2006, 11:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 761
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

Try the pond at 136th and York. Go out there when it is calm and you will see them on top of the water sucking air. With a sharp cast you might be able to drop a fly right in one's mouth, then hang on!
pikester is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-23-2006, 05:45 AM   #3 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
onefishinfool's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 990
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

Also try Harper Lake in Louisville and Sterns. They both have some really big carp. The ones in Sterns are really easily spooked. You could also try the pond at Westminster Rec center. (105th and Sheridan) It's got some big ones too.
__________________
My greatest fear is that, when I die, my wife will sell my fishing gear for what I told her I paid for it....Koos Brandt

Good things come to those who wade...
onefishinfool is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-23-2006, 01:00 PM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
milehighdan's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 680
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

Quote:
Originally Posted by pikester
Try the pond at 136th and York. Go out there when it is calm and you will see them on top of the water sucking air. With a sharp cast you might be able to drop a fly right in one's mouth, then hang on!
I recently read a book on carping with flys
he said hes caught over 500 carp!
he mentioned carp are easily spooked. a while back I threw my fly 2 feet in front of a big ole carp, I couldnt believe it when he just stood there and did nothin.
he mentioned throwing your fly about 5 feet in front of the carp, when the water is real clear. but he did say if its muddy enough(which happens where they feed) you can pretty much throw it in his face, now if they are sucking on top, they arnt the best carp to go for(unless you wanna snag 'em* ), you wanna find one thats got just its tail sticking up, stirring up mud in the shallows. hes feeding. throwing your fly in the muddy water, the carp will think he stirred it up and* will suck it down. carp are bottem feeders. thats probably why that works so well. I would suggest reading up, this book had "1 off" flys that are supposed to work on carp.(not good directions, but good patterns)
good luck, johnson res. has some bigguns, but its littleton.
o ya I almost forgot, carp can wiegh double digits, and have real soft fleshy mouths. so take it easy on the hook set, the way he talked you don't even have to set it. just pull back some. he said he snapped lots off on the hook set.
I hope any of that info helps, im just starting to get into carp, this guy has me hooked. whats so bad about them anyway? I almost like the idea they taste nasty, maybe they wont all get fished out.....
poor mans bone-fishing is what he called it.*
man once you get a 30+ incher, youll be addicted, and probably tired with a sore arm(s) those are big heavy strong a$$ fish. in other countries they have a much better reputation, even for edibility.
not to mention they are harty as heck, can survive from 30 to 90 degree water!!!! and pretty much thrive in ANY water around here
milehighdan is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-23-2006, 08:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 1,129
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

Quote:
Originally Posted by pikester
Try the pond at 136th and York.* Go out there when it is calm and you will see them on top of the water sucking air.* With a sharp cast you might be able to drop a fly right in one's mouth, then hang on!
Is the pond wheelchair accessible?
__________________
Fish On!!!
tmuskyhunter is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-24-2006, 08:38 AM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 761
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

Quote:
Originally Posted by tmuskyhunter
Quote:
Originally Posted by pikester
Try the pond at 136th and York.* Go out there when it is calm and you will see them on top of the water sucking air.* With a sharp cast you might be able to drop a fly right in one's mouth, then hang on!
Is the pond wheelchair accessible?
Well, maybe for a 4WD wheelchair. It could be done but there are no ramps or docks. With some help, there are places there when a chair could get down to the water's edge. Be careful though and don't go when it is muddy.
pikester is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-24-2006, 08:55 AM   #7 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 654
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

I heard lake arbor in westminster has alot of carp and its wheelchair accessible.
Jvasquez is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-24-2006, 07:35 PM   #8 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sunnyvale Trailer Park
Posts: 410
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

there is a great place down here in arvada its off of I-76 and sheridan. i see them all the time at the surface. you might want try there. i know they wouldnt mind if you caught them and kept them
__________________
73fisherman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-25-2006, 09:12 AM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 413
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

I agree with onefishinfool STEARNS!!!!!Huge monster carp lurk out there!!!!
__________________
HIGHHOOK
HIGHHOOK is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2006, 05:21 PM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sunnyvale Trailer Park
Posts: 410
Default Re: Good places for carp near Broomfield?

another good place for huge carp is crown hill its south of were your looking but my kids do really well there.
__________________
73fisherman is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Colorado Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Good places to fish tmuskyhunter Colorado Fishing Lounge 2 10-22-2009 09:55 PM

» Forum Search
» Insurance
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:47 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL3
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.