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Fishing truly is a journey, starting at the first cast. We want to better understand your fishing experience so we can create topics to better meet your challenges, and in the end, help push you toward some lifelong fishing memories. Take Our Survey! Thanks for your time. Now go “Fish...

Video: Tiger trout stocked into Willow Springs Lake

We stocked 3,000 tiger trout into Willow Springs lake today. Have at ’em!   Also, the boat dock that had been disconnected is currently connected. Nymph patterns seem to work very well when fly fishing for tiger trout. They also readily take streamers and minnow patterns. Spinners and small lures...

Angler Report: Upper Lake Mary

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Upper Lake Mary Robert C.: On 5/18/19 made a trip to Lake Mary with the wife and youngest son. Fishing was OK in the morning until 9 a.m. and shut off until 4 p.m. We caught our fish with a variety of lures like...

Fishing Report: Green Valley Lakes

Friday, March 17 Green Valley Lakes  was stocked yesterday and included many large trout! This stocking had fish ready to catch as part of the Wildlife Fair on Saturday. The crappie (5-7 inch) and bluegills are still quite cooperative. And an occasional bass will sometimes grab the same fly that...

Arizona Fishing Report: The Reel Deal

It’s time to get ready for Arizona’s Free Fishing Day. You can fish Arizona waters for free on Saturday, June 1, making this an ideal time to take the family out for some fun and relaxing outdoor recreation. This day will be celebrated as part of National Fishing and Boating...

Fishing Report: North Central region

The campgrounds have opened across the forests. Folks are catching fish on lures fished slowly on the trout lakes.   WILLIAMS LAKES:    KAIBAB LAKE — Kaibab Lake is full. Fishing was good over the weekend with trout being caught by anglers using small lures or flies.  Folks were also...

Angler Report: Willow Lake largemouth bass

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Willow Lake Ryan Z.: 3.1-pound largemouth bass. Caught with baby brush hog on a Texas rig. 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...