Category: White Mountains Waters

Angler Report: Greer lakes

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Greer lakes (Tunnel, Bunch, River) Shawn: Each year for the past 3 years we have caught a monster brown or two or three! Trolling with flies and Rapalas. Great times but we can’t give away all our secrets … thank you AZ game and fish...

Angler Report: Show Low Creek

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Show Low Creek Brandon L.: The fishing is excellent at Show Low Creek. The bite and fight was on with Rooster Tails, Mepps, and Panther Martins. Color of the lure didn’t seem to matter from trout patterns to bold bright colors. We caught our...

Angler Report: Big Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Big Lake Charles S.: May 19. Hit the dam at first light. Used chartreuse PowerBait. Bite started at 6 a.m. Lasted till 9:30. Hooked about 15. Got 12 to shore. All rainbows, between 12 and 20 inches. Need to cast far out. Another clue. Happy fishing. See...

Angler Report: Hulsey Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Hulsey Lake Carmen T.: A beautiful lake to fish and my fist time there fishing was a great experience on May 8. We fished for 3 hours and got lots of action using red, orange, and yellow baits from the bottom. I (Angel) caught...

Angler Report: Nelson Reservoir

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Nelson Reservoir Carmen T.: Just got back from fishing at Nelson Reservoir on (Tuesday) May 8 and the fishing was hot. My brother Grizbear Al caught 35 fish using catch-and-release techniques. The two of us fished for a little over 4 hours in the late afternoon and evening and...

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...