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Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

Top weekend picks are trout-stocked waters such as Parker Canyon Lake (50-degree water temperature), Cluff Reservoir (57), Roper Lake (57), Dankworth Pond (58), Apache Lake (57), Canyon Lake (55), Dead Horse Lake (52) or our “core” Community waters (mid-50s to 60). Kennedy Lake in Tucson has been producing some monster...

Angler Report: Encanto Lake (Phoenix)

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Encanto Lake (Phoenix) Brandon F.: I caught it at Encanto Park in Phoenix Jan. 25 and I was just using a lipless crankbait and it weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally...

Video Recipe: Yummy Thai Dove Nugs for Super Bowl Sunday

Have some buddies (or gal pals) coming over for Super Bowl Sunday? Dove season’s over, but we bet you might have some bags in the freezer. Ditch the chicken wings. Try this out instead and impress your crew. Ingredients For The Nugs -15 whole dove breasts, filleted off the bone...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

The weekend weather in the desert regions is looking excellent for a fishing adventure with the exception of predicted rain in the Tucson area Sunday. Despite some of the lowest water temperatures of the year (low-50s in desert impoundments), anglers catch still find some spots to bend a rod. After...

Fishing Report: Bartlett Lake

Bartlett Lake fishing report: Tuesday, Jan. 28 From Professional Fishing Guide Gary Senft: Water Temp.: 51 degrees. Air Temp. 49 degrees Arrived at the lake at 9 a.m. with Robin and Josh (age 8). We fished all the way to the yellow cliffs. Fishing was a bit slow after a...

Angler Reports: Roosevelt Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Roosevelt Lake Dragging Roboworms in 8-15 feet resulted in more than 25 fish, including these beasts that went 4.10 & 4.09.   Freddy V.: 6-inch ox blood Roboworms, drop shot 15- 20 foot. Off main lake points Jan. 27. One went 5 pounds, 3...

Angler Report: Rio Vista Pond (Peoria)

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Rio Vista Pond (Peoria) Nathan Fisk. 16-inch 1.3-pound, rainbow trout at Rio Vista Pond using Gulp! Natural Garlic Trout Dough with 2 small split shot 1 foot above the bait, 10 feet out from shoreline.   More reports Angler Reports are intended to be...

Fishing Report: Roosevelt Lake

Report as of Jan. 24: The latest report from Roosevelt Lake related to the government shutdown is that the Cholla Cove and Bachelors Cove gates are open. The Windy Hill ramps are open; however, the camping facilities gates are closed. The road leading into the Cholla Recreational Site has now...