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Angler Report: Ashurst Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Ashurst Lake Michael I .: Fished Ashurst Lake this morning (Saturday, Nov. 10). We caught two brown trout. A 15-inch brown caught on spoon slowly retrieved to shore. Also a 22.5-inch brown (photo) caught on silver Rapala. Both fish caught between 10 a.m. –...

Angler Report: Saguaro Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Saguaro Lake Chris L.: This fish was caught by me at Saguaro Lake on Oct. 3. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However, AZGFD reserves the right to not publish photos and reports for...

Angler Report: Verde River

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Verde River Troy G..: Largemouth bass are feeding up for winter in the Verde Valley. The other day I caught 40 bass on spinnerbaits, Texas-rigged plastics, wacky rigged Senkos, and paddletail swimbaits.   More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

With water temperatures in some desert impoundments having dropped considerably the past few weeks (82 to 69 at Bartlett Lake), this is an ideal time to fish for bass before water temperatures slow their metabolism considerably — and the bite as well. This week we’re stocking Apache and Canyon lakes...

Fishing Report: Bartlett Lake

The water temperature has dropped from 88 to 69 degrees during the past 3 weeks. Water level on Wednesday was 1,753 feet (45-percent full). Bass should be feeding heavily in preparation for winter. Guide Gary Senft reported that a full fall pattern is in effect. Bass are not as active...

Angler Report: Becker Lake trout

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Becker Lake Blaine of Tucson: FYI, I landed a tiger trout in Becker Lake while casting streamers along the shoreline on the morning of Oct. 29. The tiger was an exceptionally hard fighting (water temp 49 F), about 15″ length, with a chunky body....

Angler Report: Willow Springs Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Willow Springs Lake Charles B.: I caught two tiger trout at Willow Springs lake on Nov. 3 with a Panther Martin spinner (gold). See more reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However, AZGFD reserves the...

Angler Report: Roosevelt Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Roosevelt Lake Jason W.: Caught at Roosevelt Lake, Tuesday Nov. 6 around 8 a.m. on a six inch watermelon Senko set up Texas rig style. See more reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However, AZGFD reserves...