Fishing Report: Colorado River-region waters
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We have Scott Buckly and his grandson Mikael with a 4.1-pound striper at 23 3/4 inches. They were using anchovies and fishing from shore in the Community Park area. The striper bite has been a bit slow along both here below the Davis Dam along the Colorado River and up on Lake Mohave.
I have been getting word that the striper bite is picking up on the lake. the striped bass seem to be running in the 4- to 7-pound range. While anchovies are a good bait of choice, your lures seem to be working well and a bone color would be a great choice to try. There has been some largemouth and smallmouth action on Lake Mohave. Your plastics such as the ned rig and various crankbaits can and do produce a few of these fish. But with our weather you will need to keep extra care to watch for the wind warnings. This time of year can be a little rough out there.
Trout stocking pause
Our trout stocking was briefly put on hold due to the holidays and a shortage of employees off to visit with family. But not to worry — the folks at the hatchery will more than make up for this brief rest. I will try and keep an update as I learn more about when and where the next plant will be. Hope this helps for now thanks for all of your support we will see you in soon to share that catch.
Rusty at Riviera Marina in Bullhead City can be reached at 928-763-8550
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