Me and some friends have been trying our luck with bass the past few weeks in Fort Collins/Loveland area and haven't had much luck. we tried horestooth reservoir twice using cranks, jerk baits, top poppers, and soft plastics and have not had any bites from the small mouth. Also tried lone tree reservoir in Loveland using the same techniques along with a few shad imitations and again, no luck with the small or large mouth.
Finally had some success last night on snapper pond at Arapahoe bend. Caught 4 large mouth ranging from 12-15" on top water poppers. Most activity was seen from about 5-8pm. I'm sure this had a lot to do with the higher water temps in the ponds compared to the larger reservoirs but I'm hoping the bass fishing will pick up in the next few weeks.
I'm wondering if anyone in the area has had success catching bass. If so, could you share where and what lures/techniques have been working well. Thanks for reading!