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Offline Honest_John

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Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« on: Dec 14, 2018, 01:10 PM »
Thinking of heading out tomorrow for the first time.

Offline perchkiller123

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #1 on: Dec 14, 2018, 09:25 PM »
I was there on Thursday about 2.5 to3 inches of ice about 30 yards out from boat launch

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #2 on: Dec 15, 2018, 09:36 AM »
It wasn't frozen over last weekend, but looked like it was on Tuesday. Someone had gone out and chipped a few small holes by the dam, it didn't look to be overly thick yet. I'd probably give it another week.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #3 on: Dec 15, 2018, 03:54 PM »
I was there today.  2-4 inches this morning and melting fast.  The fishing was very slow.  My biggest perch was almost 6 inches.  I think I'll try somewhere farther north in the morning.  Great to get out on the ice again!  Tight lines!


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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #4 on: Dec 27, 2018, 03:58 PM »
Hey guys.. Newbie to the forum.. I live in Milton, any word on colchester pond?

Drove out to fairfield pond today.. 8 inches of good ice.. Caught some keeper perch but it was pretty slow..

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #5 on: Dec 27, 2018, 04:32 PM »
It's fishable, plenty of ice to fish. I'd guess it will probably be a slow bit on Saturday with the rain expected tomorrow though.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #6 on: Dec 27, 2018, 06:27 PM »
It's fishable, plenty of ice to fish. I'd guess it will probably be a slow bit on Saturday with the rain expected tomorrow though.

Yea.. Its close to home though. So if it's too bad then I can pack up and had somewhere else..

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #7 on: Dec 27, 2018, 08:16 PM »
I might poke out there Saturday morning if the weather looks ok, because itís definitely close.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #8 on: Dec 29, 2018, 08:24 AM »
I might poke out there Saturday morning if the weather looks ok, because itís definitely close.

Did you get out there? How was it looking?

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #9 on: Dec 29, 2018, 09:31 AM »
6-7" of solid black ice, with little to no action. I have a feeling the water is pretty stirred up. With the temps dropping, it ought to be in fantastic shape in a day or two.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #10 on: Dec 29, 2018, 10:02 AM »
Fishing for northern or perch?

Suppose to be cold tonight.. Thinking about heading there or Fairfield pond inn Monday

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #11 on: Dec 29, 2018, 01:57 PM »
Just saw on one of the Facebook groups that colchester technical rescue had to pull someone out there today. No details

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #12 on: Dec 29, 2018, 05:57 PM »
I saw someone hiking right down the middle toward the north end when I was leaving, I'd bet it was probably that guy. The southern half is very fishable.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #13 on: Dec 29, 2018, 07:07 PM »
I can confirm that someone fell through colchester today. And yes it was towards the northern half.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #14 on: Dec 29, 2018, 07:21 PM »
Did they get out ok?
I can confirm that someone fell through colchester today. And yes it was towards the northern half.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #15 on: Dec 29, 2018, 08:00 PM »
Last thing I heard he was talking in the back of the ambulance

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #16 on: Dec 30, 2018, 08:12 AM »
Was there fishing yesterday. Seemed like a bit of confusion all around... but from what the firefighters and witnesses told us, I think the person fell through on the far eastern edge, but definitely the southern side, not the northern!

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #17 on: Dec 30, 2018, 09:10 AM »
Like up against the cliffs? Was it a fisherman?

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #18 on: Dec 30, 2018, 09:33 AM »
There is a stream and warm springs over there.  Dangerous spot.  Glad they made it out ok.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #19 on: Jan 04, 2019, 06:38 PM »
Has anyone been out there in the last day or so? My niece has been dying to fish and Iíd love to take her out if the the ice is safe this weekend

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #20 on: Jan 04, 2019, 07:21 PM »
Someone went in a week ago.  I would advise cation. Especially with a little one.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #21 on: Jan 10, 2019, 03:12 PM »
Anyone have a condition report? Possibly going out tomorrow or Saturday if conditions allow..

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #22 on: Jan 10, 2019, 04:44 PM »
It was in good shape Monday, I have to think by Saturday it will be in great shape. Whether or not the Pike want to play is another matter.

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #23 on: Jan 11, 2019, 04:41 PM »
Thanks.. Hoping to snag a few perch.. Not a huge tip up fisherman! I tend to fall asleep waiting on those flags!!

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #24 on: Jan 13, 2019, 04:25 PM »
Got out there today for a few hours.. Actually got into the perch pretty good! On the smaller side, but a big school.. Ran out of light and had to get home anyways but what a blast!

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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #25 on: Jan 14, 2019, 06:49 AM »
Got out there today for a few hours.. Actually got into the perch pretty good! On the smaller side, but a big school.. Ran out of light and had to get home anyways but what a blast!
is there a lot of snow on the ice?
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Re: Anyone fishing Colchester Pond yet?
« Reply #26 on: Jan 14, 2019, 09:27 AM »
is there a lot of snow on the ice?

There was a decent amount.. Probably 6" bit there is a slushy layer between the snow and ice which makes walking a little more difficult..

 



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