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Angler Report: Patagonia Lake largemouth bass

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Patagonia Lake Jeff C. of Marana: Caught this largemouth bass at Patagonia Lake on Monday, Dec. 23. About 12 feet of water, water temp was 52. Bass, just under 3 pounds. Thanks. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and...

Winter Fishing Forecast: Southeast

Arivaca Lake Rating: Fair Fishing in the winter can be slow at Arivaca Lake as the fish go deeper and spend less time feeding. Although early mornings and late evenings are still going to be the most productive times, anglers should find fish to be active throughout the day. Arivaca...

Arizona Fishing Report: The Reel Deal

Nothing like “Trout Fishing in the City” during the holidays. Trout fishing remains the best bet in the state due to more unstable weather. Good news: Last week, we stocked more than 4 tons of trout statewide.  Wait until some stable weather to do some crappie fishing. Bass fishing should...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

Although reports have slowed as Christmas creeps, the fishing likely has not slowed at certain low- to mid-elevation lakes. For one, trout fishing in Community waters is one of the best options in the state. See the stocking schedule below for confirmed stockings (8,200-plus ponds of trout were just stocked)....

AZ winter fishing spots: your top-5 guide

Winter’s here again, and it’s great to be an Arizonan. Unlike many areas of the U.S., air and water temperatures remain ideal for trout fishing. Although fishing tends to slow a tad this time of the year, there many spots that are winter-friendly.Here, then, are our top fishing holes for this...