Category: Alerts

Get the latest fishing and recreation alerts before you head out to the lake or stream.

North Central Region update: gates closed to Santa Fe, City reservoirs

That Kaibab National Forest announced that due to drier weather conditions and increased fire danger, it has issued a temporary closure for the Bill Williams Mountain watershed area until it receives significant precipitation. The watershed includes City and Santa Fe reservoirs.  The city of Williams has closed all gates to...

Updates: Fire restrictions, road and ramp openings

Here are some of the latest updates to roads, ramps and fire restrictions: Too hot and dry for camp fires in Tonto National Forest.  Drought conditions, warm temperatures, and increasing fire danger have prompted the Tonto National Forest to implement fire restrictions. Since 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018, fire-causing activities...

Pena Blanca Lake update: Rainbow Trout stockings to resume

Good news for anglers in Southern Arizona!  Recent water quality surveys at Pena Blanca Lake show that conditions have improved and the Department will begin stocking rainbow trout again this week.  The next scheduled delivery will be Wednesday January 24th. For future stocking dates check here: 2018 Winter Stocking Schedule.

Pena Blanca Lake water quality issues return

Water quality issues at Pena Blanca have returned once again and the Department is forced to suspend winter trout stockings until conditions improve. Rainbow Trout originally scheduled to be stocked at Pena Blanca Lake will now be redirected to Parker Canyon Lake. The lack of dissolved oxygen that has afflicted...