The Arizona Game and Fish Department conducted their annual Flathead Catfish electrofishing survey the week of September 13. At Bartlett Lake we caught 112 Flathead Catfish in our one day survey. At Lake Pleasant we caught 183 Flathead Catfish in the 1 day survey! The Flathead Catfish were collected, weighed,...
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Matt B. was at Roosevelt Lake a few weeks ago with his daughter Kolbee (shown with Matt in photo) and girlfriend Salina, They did a little bit of shore fishing using water dogs and minnows
Ashley P. caught this nice German Brown at River Reservoir in Greer on May 16.
Proud mama Christine reports that her son, Jonavin S., age 10, got his first official fishing license directly from AZGFD on May 29. His folks took him out on the lake at Lakeside and he caught this 12-1/4 pound monster by himself. Jonavin said, “Game and Fish gave me good...
Fuzzy reported to us that Gabriel T. and his brother Luke T. were able to catch their first fish at Big Lake on May 20. They were caught on worms on the surface. Fuzzy says, “Thank you AZGFD for helping us make such great memories and helping us pass on...
Andrew A. reports his wife caught this amazing brown out of Bunch Reservoir. Top water on a rooster tail. Submitted 5/25/20.
Ian V. had this nice catch up near the dam around mid day on May 15.
Corbyn M. and his dad caught these trout at Ashhurst Lake on May 17 in about 2-1/2 hours, trolling with spinners.
Andrew A. caught panfish and largemouth steadily all the first weekend of May. He used live nightcrawlers with no weight.
Max T. caught a few carp on corn last Thursday (4/23) from Eldorado Pond. All were safely released.
Jim N. Jr. reported that trout fishing was good at Lower Lake Mary, located about 15 miles south of Flagstaff. Some 14 to 18-inch rainbow trout were stocked recently. He was catching rainbows on Berkley power balls using from one to three different color power balls floated up 24 about...
John S. got his catch of the week at Bartlett Lake on April 23, north end of the lake near the upstream buoys. It was caught on a watermelon color plastic work. Weighed in at 4 pounds and measured 20 1/4 inches.
Dyron L. got this nice catfish at Papago Ponds (submitted April 23).
Dave L. reports he went out on March 21 and the lake is back to normal shoreline. Over the course of five hours, he caught these bluegill about 10 to 15 feet out and about 3 to 4 feet deep using worms and mealworms on a bobber.
Joseph C. had this nice catch on Tuesday, March 17 on a drop shot.
Took the grandkids out on the boat for the first time. We went to Bartlett on Presidents Day (Feb. 17) and my 6-year-old grandson, Graham, caught his first fish! 5-lb. largemouth. Bartlett bass, hooked for life! Caught on a waterdog from Liars Corner.
Bobby Wright starts off the 2020 Fat Cat Challenge with a bang! A huge 64.38 pound “flatty” from the Colorado River caught on February 16. The fish had a girth of 34.375 inches and was 50.75 inches long. The catch is being evaluated for the State Catch and Release Record...