Category: Fishing Waters

Fishing Report: Ashurst Lake

Just got back from creeling Ashurst. Folks were catching fish on garlic PowerBait (chartreuse, yellow and white) on both sides of the lake, but the folks on the point opposite of the boat ramp were catching more than the folks around the boat ramp. There was an exception with the...

Fishing Report: Lake Powell

From Wayne Gustaveson at www.wayneswords.com: “Surface feeding stripers” Lake level is still declining with 16,000 acre feet of water flowing into the lake while 24,000 acre feet flows out. Water temperature is climbing with early morning temperature now at 59 degrees F. Hopefully the warming air temperature will allow the...

Fishing Report: Big Lake

Rick from the Big Lake Store said all highways, including 273 and 261, are open. The store has been open for about 3 weeks. Anglers are having luck trolling lures and flies 10 feet deep (in the thermocline). Shore anglers can reach these fish, too. Although fish are a bit...

Angler Report: Frances Short Pond

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Frances Short Pond Jim G. of Flagstaff: Caught this 18-inch 1.75-pound rainbow trout at Frances Short on Saturday, April 21. Caught 10 fish in 4 hours but this was the biggest. All fish on pistol Pete’s and Joes flies. See more reports

Angler Report: Willow Springs Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Willow Springs Lake Al: On Friday the 13th on a very cold windy day, my brother and I fished Willow Springs Lake. The lake water temperature was 51 degrees with the fish at the bottom of the lake. We caught 9 trout using light...

Angler Report: Roosevelt Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Roosevelt Lake Peter M.:  Caught this 8.10-pound largemouth bass.  Best during a day and a half of fishing. Caught 25 bass total, all good fish 2-3 pounds. All fish were catch and release. Caught by Peter and cousin Joe. Thanks Arizona Game & Fish for...