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Angler Report: Lake Mary

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Lake Mary Jim N.: My son Jimmy and I fished Lake Mary for 2 days. We caught and released 25 northern pike, some with bite marks from larger pike. Lake is full to bases of pine trees where we caught pike hiding next to...

Angler Report: Frances Short Pond

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Frances Short Pond On April 4  (Thursday), caught some nice trout at Frances Pond in Flagstaff on PowerBait. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However, AZGFD reserves the right to not publish photos and...

Angler Report: Lake Pleasant

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Lake Pleasant Ike S. caught this last Wednesday at Lake Pleasant in Humbug Cove. He said he been catching nice largemouth bass with dropshot-rigged Roboworms as well as white spinnerbaits. “It was windy and the water was a little murky  — could not see...

Angler Report: Talkalai Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Talkalai Lake Lance S.: Just wanted say bass fishing is in full effect at Talkalai Lake. A lot of 7- and 10-pounders are being caught and released. Editor’s note: Talkalai Lake is located near the San Carlos community. Read more about permits and license requirements...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

This weekend’s new moon could help anglers fill ice chests full of crappie using submersible lights at night. Try drifting minnows over newly submerged vegetation at Alamo, Roosevelt, Bartlett or Patagonia lakes (see our Catch of the Week), or go target striped bass at night at striper havens such as...

Fishing Report: Colorado River waters – 27-inch striper from Mohave; trout bite hot at Community Park area

We are having a super trout bite going on. It is especially helpful that or federal hatchery, the Willow Beach Hatchery, is getting us some great rainbow trout. The stocking sites are Davis Camp and Community Park. This should be our last week of this season’s trout plant. The good...

Fishing Report: Lake Powell

Angler Report Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Danny D.: Lake Powell, March 27. Bass fishing is picking up with many bass on main lake points,. Smallmouth average seems to be larger than last year. Crappie are active in the backs of coves near trees. We also managed to catch...

Angler Report: Patagonia Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Patagonia Lake Patagonia Lake, March 27. Bass fishing is fair. We caught a few flipping reeds. Saw many bass bucks in the shallows on beds. The crappie bite is good using jigs and swimming grubs around spawning areas. Average fish was 2 pounds with...