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Fishing Report: North Central region

Monsoon storms have been frequent during the past weekm making fishing difficult.  Folks are still catching fish between storms. WILLIAMS LAKES:  KAIBAB LAKE — Fishing has been good to excellent on Kaibab with folks catching trout on worms fished under a bobber early in the day.  PowerBait fished on the...

AZGFD to address water quality issues at Luna Lake

Long-term project could include four White Mountains waters PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is collaborating with the White Mountain Lakes Foundation and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest to address chronic and  long-term water-quality issues at Luna Lake near Alpine. The ongoing project could eventually include other lakes...

Fishing Report: Central Region

Updates from Scooter Griffiths of The Arizona Fishing Guides: “Bartlett Lake (43 % full) has been really good with top-water lures in the morning and slow moving baits as the sun gets high in the sky. Saguaro Lake (94 % full) is slower, but better-sized fish coming on dropshots and jerkbaits. Lake...

Fishing Report: White Mountains fire restrictions being lifted, Big Lake going strong

Navajo County Emergency Management and Preparedness announced today that due to an influx of moisture, restrictions and closures are being lifted throughout the region. Navajo County, as well as partnering counties, cities, towns and National Forests, will jointly lift fire restrictions throughout the region today at 3 p.m. Also according...

Fishing Report: Roosevelt Lake

Rim Country anglers and all local residents are excited that the monsoon rains have arrived. All forest closures in Rim Country have been lifted and Bryce Sisson with the Tonto Creek Fish Hatchery is reporting that trout stockings are back to a normal schedule. Most recently, the Tonto, Christopher and...

Statewide Reports: July 11, 2018

Due to the onset of monsoon moisture, starting 8 a.m. Wednesday, the Coconino and Kaibab national forests lifted all fire restrictions south of the Grand Canyon and rescinded area closures that have been in effect since May. The Tonto National Forest lifted its two area closures at 8 a.m., Wednesday and...