Boise fishing ponds can be hit or miss, but fishing the Caldwell Rotary pond proved to be fruitful for Largemouth Bass. Here are the details of a trip bass fishing the Boise area ponds in Caldwell to help you get out and catch some bass. Included in this post is a map of where to fish, what baits work best, and some video of the action to help you get a good idea of things you can do to catch bass in Caldwell Idaho Ponds.[tg_divider style=”normal”]
Boise Fishing Pond – Caldwell Rotary Pond Park
There are several chains of boise fishing ponds in the Caldwell area called the Rotary Park Ponds. These ponds have a lot of vegetation, and offer some good bass fishing. Shoreline access is limited, so a little kayak, float tube, or other small water craft can help you get to spots on these ponds that others can’t.
This post contains my experience running around and checking out these boise fishing ponds. Plus, the map of where I found some good bass. Also, you’ll find the baits that worked, a video of some of the action, and other details to help you if you want to head out fishing in this area. Don’t forget to subscribe to the blog for more great posts like this, and enjoy!
Boise Fishing Ponds Conditions
This trip transpired on a hot summer day in august on my Airhead SUP fishing board. Conditions play a pivotal role in helping you to know what to use when bass fishing. Here’s the break down of what was going on here for Boise fishing ponds in Caldwell.
Water TemperatureWarm Water around 70 – 74 degrees
Water ClarityStained. Visibility 2 – 4 feet.
WeatherBright Sunny Skies, Air Temprature in the 90’s.
WindCalm. 0 – 5 mph
Boise Fishing Ponds Best Baits
Boise fishing ponds in the Caldwell area I threw a few different baits around. Really, two baits worked the best for me on this trip. Here is the break down of those baits, how to rig them up, and what gear I used with these set ups to help you catch some fish.
Zoom Fluke JrBaby Bass Zoom Fluke Jr is an awesome bait for fishing ponds. Especially, if there is a lot of vegetation. I rig the zoom fluke up weightless texas style on a 4/0 gamakatsu hook. This bait is pretty light so throwing it on spinning rod and reel set up helps you get the best casting distance. The key is to just let it fall into the grass holes, and slowly pull it along. Check out the video below to see how to work this bait along.
Gavacho FrogThe Bluegill Jackall Gavacho Frog is another great choice for fishing ponds. It produced the biggest bass of this trip. It works great to cover a lot of water, and goes through a ton of junk and cover you find in ponds. This bait works best on baitcasting rod and reel set up to haul those bass out of the junk. The gavacho frog is great because you can walk it or pop it to get those bass to slam it down!
Boise Fishing Ponds Map Caldwell Rotary Pond
Here’s the map of where I caught these fun fish, and the details of the areas I found fish. Hopefully, these can be fruitful spots for you when your out fishing in the treasure valley area of Idaho.
Boise Fishing Ponds Video – Caldwell Rotary Pond Bass
Here’s a little bit of video Boise Fishing Ponds at the Caldwell Rotary Pond Park. It was my first time fishing the place, but it produced some fun fish. This video should help you get a better feel of what to expect out of this pond, and how to fish the baits mentioned above.
Boise Fishing Ponds Tips & Insights
This was a fun trip, and it helped me learn a lot about fishing ponds for bass. Honestly, I felt like my biggest problem was I spent too much time exploring unproductive water. The first area I landed on was the best.
I was surprised at how many people where out fishing this pond. It would’ve probably been a good idea to try fishing deeper with a drop shot worm or something to find some less pressured fish. Everyone tends to fish along the edge of the banks because that is where the most visible cover is for the bass.
One last note, the links in this post are affiliate links were you can pick up baits, rod’s, reels, line, and anything else used to “Krak” some bass fishing Idaho ponds. Krakenbass receives a small percentage of the sales through these links. I only use links to baits, and gear I personally trust and know work. These links are provided to primarily be helpful for you, and not for the small amount I make for the sale of the products. Hopefully, these products can help you “krak” some bass like they have for me! Thank you for your support.