Well I couldn't believe the reports of tiger muskie or pike being in harriman. The only thing I have ever seen in that lake has been cerp and stocker rainbows but I went I checked it out las night I didn't catch any thing but I saw a bout a five pound pike along the dam. Cant wait to give it another shot any body got any tips for harriman?
i went to harriman every day this week, didnt catch anything at the beginning of the week but the last three days has been great, caught a total of 6 cats but released one because it was too small, the largest one i just caught five hours ago, worms are the best bait. haha havin too much fun im going back tommorow night as well.
Thats actually a school to the north of the lake, and a little word to the wise don't ever park there during the school year. Had some friends that went there during high school and they are nazis theey love to tow people. But thanks for the report, i'll have to try it.
Went to Harriman Lake tonight from 8:00pm-9:00pm to scout all these stories about big trout, catfish, and muskies....Talked to a guy named jeff who lives nearby and has been fishing harriman fort ten years he stated about once or twice a week. So who better to get some info from. I was tossing a lure by him asking him questions. He stated he personally has caught: Muskie, Pike, Walleye, Catfish, Trout, Bass, Perch, and Bluegills out of the lake. He did catch one good sized Walleye while I was there (about 19 inches) on worms on the bottom as well as some small perch which he divided and used to lure crafish with. In the span of about 1 hour he had filled his bucket with crafish (He said he was going to Horsetooth tomorrow and neded some crawdads for bait) and he told me a few spots for different types of fish they are as follows:
For Walleye - north & west side and Dam area using worms on bottom
For Channel Cats - north & west side and Dam area using crawdad tails, stinkbait, or worms on bottom
Muskie - on East side by all the trees on rapalas
Bass - everywhere typical bass tackle
Trout - Everywhere on typical trout tackle
Using lures I had a couple of bites no fish. In 1 hour. Just basically went to sout and check out the layout. Hope this helps for any who wanted to go there.
Kind of funny here is the write up for Harriman Lake Reservoir in the Fishing Close To Home publication...(I have talked to others who have caught the the game fish mentioned earlier in the thread)...now on to the write up...
Harriman Lake Reservoir
Location W. Quincy Ave and S. Kipling Parkway. Parking off Kipling. Trail to lake.
Size: 70 acres; 18 feet maximum depth
Fish: Bluegill, green catfish (typo? did they mean sunfish), largemouth bass, crappie, common carp and white sucker.
Agency: Foothills Metro Park and Rec District
Comments: Open 5am to 10pm. No boats, wading or floatation devices.
Not even close to the species mentioned earlier...