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Angler Report: Lake Pleasant

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Lake Pleasant Michael T. and his son Michael on Saturday Sept 15th while night fishing with Clayton Ross of Striper Adventures caught 18 nice stripers, including this 4.85-pound fish. The fish are still deep. Our fish all came from 68-73 feet deep while fishing...

Angler Report: Roosevelt Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Roosevelt Lake Kevin M.: I caught this 2.5-pound crappie at Roosevelt this last weekend along with 15 other bass.  It is still good. See more reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However, AZGFD reserves the...

Angler Report: Colorado River (Laughlin/Bullhead)

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Colorado River (Laughlin)  This past weekend (Sept. 15) from Laughlin/ Bullhead. Fishing the Colorado River just below Casino Row all the way past Avi Casino this past weekend was productive on stripers and smallmouth bass. Throwing soft baits towards shore while drifting, the group...

Angler Report: Roosevelt Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Roosevelt Lake The bass and cat action is still great at Roosevelt.  The top-water Sunday was spectacular. Pamela V. caught this little guy with a Carolina-rigged live worm. See more reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However,...

Angler Report: Big Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Big Lake Paul L.: We went twice during this week and caught lots of quality fish.  Seen a few boats and a few fly fisherman that were doing well. Thursday saw bank fishermen doing well also. These fish are begging for someone to catch them. As...

Fall Fishing Forecast: Central region

Editor’s note: This is the final of five regional Fall Fishing Forecasts. Apache Lake — Rating: FAIR Lake temperatures are cooling down from the 80s in August to the 70s in November. Water levels this fall should be relatively stable with minimal fluctuation. See the current lake elevation. Apache did have minor...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

The Autumn Equinox, or first day of fall in the northern hemisphere, is Saturday, Sept. 22, and 100-plus degree air temperatures are still predicted in the desert regions for another week. Anglers can enjoy cool, high country spots such as Kinnikinick Lake southeast of Flagstaff, where on Thursday we stocked...

Fishing Report: Roosevelt Lake

The water level in Roosevelt Lake currently stands at 40% full with the Salt River flowing at 50% of its average rate for this time of year. The Tonto Creek is barely flowing at the time of this report. As soon as the monsoon rains slow, it doesn’t take long...

Fishing Report: North Central

WILLIAMS LAKES:    KAIBAB LAKE — We sampled the lake and caught a lot of largemouth bass, crappie and rainbow trout scattered around the whole lake with the bigger bass being caught on the upper end of the lake on the boat ramp side.  Try fishing from the cove just...