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Every day going down Lincoln from Parker into Highlands Ranch on my way to work I see a LARGE pond at Oswego and Lincoln at a golf course and wonder how do you go about fishing places like this? There are alot of places like this im sure no one ever fishes that maybe pretty good.

Anyone know how to find out if we're allowed to fish some of these.

-Jay
 

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Maybe ask the pro shop or get to know the Greens keeper. I know at Adams County Fairgrounds the water along the course is off limits, but I have fished it late in the day when the course is empty.
 

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We used to fish the golf course ponds and the bigger holding pond at Inverness GC in the 80's.Smallies that averaged 15" and some 20"s.Some dude would kick us out after awhile then one day we went back and the lake shore was covered with hundreds of dead bass!!They poisened it to stop us from fishing! I still hate those ********!!
 

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Just sneak in at dusk, some of the best fishing in the state, actually the best in the state for walleyes is off limits to the public. I'm to old now to sneak in but back in the day me and my buddie would get 60-80 walleyes between 18-25" in 2 to 3 hours
 

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I know huh... I usually like sneaking into the golf course ponds in Broomfield. I don't normally eat the fish cause of paranoia, but I think golf course ponds are great for largemouth if you find the right one.
 

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The lake jay is talking about is at Meridian country club, wouldn't recommend sneaking into there, very uptight people. Also I golf it alot and never see anything swimming. But South Suburban, Englewood and Meadow hills golf course are loaded with big bass. I always carry a pole in the bag and always get bass while waiting for the tee box to clear.
 

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Ken Broeren said:
the chemicals they use (fertilizers, weed killers, etc) are probably in the fish and not suitable for consumption!   :eek:

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You got that right Ken! That's what I meant when I said I don't eat fish from golf courses due to my "paranoia"
 

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I don't think much would come of it if you where caught at a public golf course. But the other spots I use to go to are public water storage and after 9/11 they will come down hard on you.
 

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Some golf courses will allow you to fish the ponds, but not during business hours. Just go to the pro shop and ask about the ponds and they will tell you if there are fish there and if you can fish it and when.
 

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Night time is best no golfers...we used to fish south suburban and catch bass and walleyes...make sure you wear a rain coat...those sprinker systems that come on suddenly are high volume in the water department!
 
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