1. After waking up to hear of the passing of my Uncle in Georgia whom was batting mesothelioma and was really struggling to breath! I went out to fish for some Largemouth ...more with my friend Chet whom is battling Lung Cancer! He preceded to catch his biggest Colorado Largemouth around 6 lbs on a Weighted Tube! Then within an hour I landed a 4 lber on a 5” Senko! So balancing the emotions with the loss of my Uncle and my friend battling cancer it took a turn for a somewhat positive ending!

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx John! ✌️
    2. john stimson 0
      Nice bass, Sorry for your loss
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  2. Windy but good day!

    1. Thx Chris,the drought has really changed this lake and where the fish have been positioning! I did catch the fatter one in a typical location in a drop off next ...more to shore with a tree shading the area! Have caught any of the real nices yet.June is typically a slow month believe it or not due to later spawn times because of our fluctuating mid to late spring temps.
    2. nice pigs
    3. Thx guys!
    4. Rocky Mountain Hawgs!! Nice work Bryan
    5. Nice bass Bryan
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  3. Hot(90deg) fun day on the water,thank goodness for the cloud cover! I ended landing over 20 with a few decent ones!

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      It’s over in the Grand Jct area!
    2. Chad Jaco 0
      That's a good day for sure!!
    3. What lake is that
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  4. Here’s another beautiful chunky Cutthroat!

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx guys! This small river has some true Beasts with Bows,Browns,and a few rare Cutts over 10lbs!
    2. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
    3. john stimson 0
      chunk is right
    4. gorgeous fish!
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  5. I stopped on my way home from the Trifecta of Trout on the River and landed a handful of hard fighting Tiger Trout.So I actually had a four Trout Species Day yesterday!

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      Oh I wish
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx guys! Noah I caught them on a Jerkbait but in the evening they were totally keying in the bugs at the surface. They might drain this lake for dam repairs and ...more their are reports of a few caught in the 25”-27” range.Come on over if you can and I’ll take you up there!
    3. Noah Shapiro 0
      Some more BS
    4. You can catch on here noah but they wont hit a fly
    5. Noah Shapiro 0
      Always wanted to catch one
    6. john stimson 0
      Nice work Bryan
    7. wow awesome!
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  6. I caught a Trifecta of Trout Species on the River yesterday landing a handful of chunky Snake River Cutthroats,a few decent Bows,a couple of smaller Browns.

    1. Noah Shapiro 0
      Nice
  7. I fished with my friend Chet today and we both got a 3+ lber! I landed 18 and he got around 11! Pretty slow day until like 6-7 pm when we both got our biggest fish!

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx guys
    2. well done
    3. john stimson 0
      nice pair
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  8. Sorry didn’t split screen on original post but here is a girth perspective of today’s Largie!

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx guys!
    2. Nice catch Mr.Harper what a big Ol hog.
    3. Rich Pardy 0
      Nice bass!!
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx guys! Nothing like the short compact girth of a Northern Strain Bass! This lake was an old city gravel pond in the 80’s that was stocked and has produced Bass ...more to 7-8 lbs but it’s highly pressured these days! Edward,I have caught a few Bass here Western Colorado with big heads but usually after the spawn which reduces the weight of course!
    5. Edward Payne 0
      Massive head on that one! Holy moly!!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻
    6. Jimbo Harwood 0
      Nice bucket!! lol
    7. john stimson 0
      hell ya
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  9. Well I got out for around 3 hrs to fish for some Largies and hooked into my first hawg of the season! I landed this 5+ lber on a 5” Senko Style Worm using a Med-lite ...more St.Croix Rod along a lay down tree!

    1. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx Rich and Ken! It definitely was worth it! 🎣
    2. Rich Pardy 0
      Another beauty!!
    3. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Wow sounds like a good fight dude! That bass was deff worth it!
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      Chris- It tried to get me snagged under the lay down tree so while I was bouncing around like a beach ball to keep her from getting snagged I got snagged real good ...more by a long thorn bush.One slice of my skin was over 6 inches but it was worth it!
    5. looks like a beach ball!
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx Ken! My first big one out of this city area lake!
    7. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Wow that's a fat one nice Bryan!
    8. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx John!
    9. john stimson 0
      Nice Bryan
    10. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx Morris and Robert! I have been waiting for it to warm up and so far so good on the last two times out for bucket mouths!
    11. Nice one Bryan! 🐷👍👍👍
    12. Nice bass Bryan. Colorado Hawg!!!
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  10. Had to share this beautiful shot from where I Bass Fished today in Western Colorado!

    1. Jimbo Harwood 0
      AMAZING VIEW!!! 👍👍👊
    2. Roger Parker 0
      Awesome pic!!
    3. Just let me know in advance. We can make it work.
    4. Bryan Harper 0
      That’s amazing! I’ve seen a 17” dead Walleye with a 8”+ bluegill jammed in its mouth at one lake over here! I’ve seen the same thing with big bass having another ...more bass more than have their size jammed in there’s! There’s a slight chance I might make my way down your way within the next year? Family wants to go swim with the dolphins so might hit you for a day on the water??
    5. I had one eat a 12" rainbow in capote. Not much chance on a 4 weight and size 16 dry fly
    6. Bryan Harper 0
      Morris I have a 7” Savage Gear Real Trout swimbait that also use for Pike Fishing!
    7. john stimson 0
      Great pic Bryan
    8. Bryan Harper 0
      Thx guys! Morris I looked into it and maybe this summer? Might go camp down there then hit a few spots like there and Echo Canyon Res.? That’s where Jarrret Edwards ...more (Fishing TV Host) caught the state record which also has Rainbows in it!
    9. Nice!!! Hey Bryan, have you fished Capote lake outside of Pagosa Springs?? Huge bass there. 7-10 lbs. rainbow trout swim baits or big topwaters at daylight or dusk.
    10. Awesome pic Bryan! 👍👍👍
    11. Kenneth Olivo 0
      Looks like bass heaven nice pic Bryan!
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About

I live in Western Colorado and I’m an avid angler fishing all year long! I don’t ice fish but hit the rivers in the winter.I love fishing mostly ...more for Bass,Trout,and Northern Pike!


Fishing Favorites

  • Species Bass,Trout,and Northern Pike
  • Waterway Gunnison & Uncompahgre Rivers as well as Jerry Creek Res
  • Lure Top water,worms,Spinnerbaits,Jerkbaits,and Marabou Hair Jigs

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