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Old 09-17-2013, 11:55 AM
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Just wondering if there's fish in the pond at the riverbend golf course in red deer and if so can we fish in it?
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:29 PM
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Just wondering if there's fish in the pond at the riverbend golf course in red deer and if so can we fish in it?
Apparently I heard a F&W Guy had tagged a sturgeon in there after the flood went over the golf course a few years ago !
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Just wondering if there's fish in the pond at the riverbend golf course in red deer and if so can we fish in it?
Could just b myth though !

Tha all I heard
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:56 PM
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Could just b myth though !

Tha all I heard
No its true bgsh told me once and i said ha bs but i googled it and its true!
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Old 09-17-2013, 03:57 PM
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There is definately fish in the ponds. You can expect a lot of pike, and the odd wallie. Nothing too big, maybe 3.5 -4 lbs is the biggest i've seen there.

Yes, a few years back there was a sturgeon in there. It was caught and released back in the Red Deer River. I'm not sure that it was exactly due to the flooding, as it's about a 20ft bank for the water to flood over, but there's a canal that connects the ponds and the river, and if the gate was left open, fish could freely travel between the two.
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:00 PM
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Here's a link to the newspaper story of the Sturgeon in those ponds:

http://www.reddeeradvocate.com/news/..._96644989.html
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:38 PM
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There is definately fish in the ponds. You can expect a lot of pike, and the odd wallie. Nothing too big, maybe 3.5 -4 lbs is the biggest i've seen there.

Yes, a few years back there was a sturgeon in there. It was caught and released back in the Red Deer River. I'm not sure that it was exactly due to the flooding, as it's about a 20ft bank for the water to flood over, but there's a canal that connects the ponds and the river, and if the gate was left open, fish could freely travel between the two.
Ahh gotcha. So we're free to fish in the ponds then?
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Old 09-17-2013, 09:52 PM
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yes as long as you follow all regs.. seen people fishing there a few times when walking my dog
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Old 09-17-2013, 11:30 PM
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Ahh gotcha. So we're free to fish in the ponds then?
Yeah, for sure - it's a great place to take the kids, and when I've had a string of skunks, I go there to remember the feel of a fish on the line, and restore what little fishing confidence I have to take on the world again
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:05 AM
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Yeah, for sure - it's a great place to take the kids, and when I've had a string of skunks, I go there to remember the feel of a fish on the line, and restore what little fishing confidence I have to take on the world again
Haha perfect thanks! I might need to do that too the river isn't treating me so well lately.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:13 PM
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haha perfect thanks! I might need to do that too the river isn't treating me so well lately.
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Old 09-19-2013, 10:16 AM
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Does anyone know where the deep water or holes are in the river within the city limits? I don't really feel like driving all the way to Dickson Dam
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:38 PM
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Does anyone know where the deep water or holes are in the river within the city limits? I don't really feel like driving all the way to Dickson Dam
Out sides of bends or infront of the storm drain buttresses.
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Old 09-19-2013, 07:21 PM
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Look for beaver houses along the bank. They know where the deepest water is. Most of my best spots along the rivers are by beaver houses.
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Old 09-19-2013, 11:32 PM
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Okay awesome! Thanks guys!
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SICK! might have to make a youtube video on this this upcoming season
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Here we go again, resurrect a 2013 thread to get your post count up to sell something, won't be here long.

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here we go again, resurrect a 2013 thread to get your post count up to sell something, won't be here long.

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