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Caught this guy earlier today over at Dixon (the lake below Horsetooth in Fort Collins). Put up a good fight, the big thing that had me really proud of this guy was I got him, lost him, and then got him again. He got off the line cause it snapped when I got him to shore, then I was able to feel around and grapped him and after another minute or so of struggling I was able to get him out and away from the water and finally got to breath. Oh man, I'm so glad I got him back :)

 

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Thats a nice looking fish man... I bet the adrenaline was running especially when you snagged him.
 

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Did you get a measurment on him? What were you using?

That is by far and away the biggest LM I have seen come out of Dixon.

Good Job!
 

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This is my fav. lake in ft.collins i have had numerous days of fish after fish buut have yet to get one that size. my fav. lure is a weightless 7in watermelon gulp bait or a top water plug
 

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We didn't get an exact measurement of him but I'm pretty sure he was around the 15 1/2" to 16" range. I have a pic of another 15" LM I caught in Kansas and it looks a little smaller then this guy. This guy was also definitely fatter then the other one. Got him on a popper that I've had for about 5 or 6 years that I rarely use since I never caught anything on it before. Definitely a gold medal one now. LOL.
 

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brad_n_thornton said:
NICE FISH!!!!!! BAD SHIRT :p :p :p :p GO BUFFS ;D ;D ;D
What??? No, no. Good shirt. Good, good shirt.

Q. How do you keep Buffs football players out of your yard?
A. Put up a goal post.

Q. What do you get if you drive slowly through the Boulder campus?
A. A degree.

Actually the Buffs would be OK if not for their drug problem. They keep getting drug from one end of the field to the other.

I better stop or the off-topic police will get me. :)

I do appreciate the bass picture, I didn't realize there was anything except moss in Dixon Lake. Now I suppose I'll have to go out there and catch the other two. LOL
 

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Walking Eagle said:
brad_n_thornton said:
NICE FISH!!!!!! BAD SHIRT  :p :p :p :p GO BUFFS ;D ;D ;D
I do appreciate the bass picture, I didn't realize there was anything except moss in Dixon Lake.  Now I suppose I'll have to go out there and catch the other two.  LOL
I went out there today. I caught about 25+ bass in about 2 hrs. Nothing too big, the biggest about 13".

I had 2 times where I got a bass on 2 consecutive casts and one time I had 4 casts in a row all ending with a landed bass.

They were checking liscences very thoroughly up there today, so, make extra sure if you go up that you have yours. ;D
 

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i have had many days like that there but would trade one for 1 nice bass also people up there keep telling me that cats are biting at night
 

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Actually the Buffs would be OK if not for their drug problem. They keep getting drug from one end of the field to the other.
lmao now that is a drug problem
 

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meandmydog said:
i have had many days like that there but would trade one for 1 nice bass also people up there keep telling me that cats are biting at night
The fact that you can't fish there after 11:00pm is a real drag (pun intended).

If you could, there would probably would be more reports of cats hittin at night. :-\
 

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i spoke to a couple of guys who said they were fishing on the cement thing untill 1am last weakend. you can park on the street and walk in
 

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meandmydog said:
i spoke to a couple of guys who said they were fishing on the cement thing untill 1am last weakend. you can park on the street and walk in
Right, but since it's a natural area, it closes at 11:00pm and therefore, it is technically illegal to be on that property.

Not that it can't be done, but that's the law. Even the ranger I talked with today said so..... :-\
 
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