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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...

Angler Report: Willow Springs Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Willow Springs Lake Richard A.: I just wanted to report that I caught a tiger trout from the bank of the east arm of Willow Spring Lake on Oct. 27. Caught on a Mepps spinner. See more reports Angler Reports are intended to be...

Angler Report: Greer Lakes

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Greer Lakes Ingrid A.: Eddie and his wife Patti, from El Mirage, headed out to the high countryside of the Greer Lakes for the weekend and had a great time.  Eddie caught a brown trout at 4 pounds and two additional trout just under...

Angler Report: Oak Creek

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Oak Creek   Steve W.: First time catching a brown trout. Measured 14 inches. Caught earlier this week out of Oak Creek. Released and can’t wait to catch more! See more reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally...