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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...

Fishing Report: North Central region

High winds over the past week made angling difficult. No recent reports are available. Kaibab Lake, Ashurst Lake, City Reservoir and Santa Fe Reservoir were all stocked with rainbow trout this Monday instead of being stocked next week so the hatchery could empty the raceways the fish were in to...

Angler Report: Fain Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Fain Lake Michael W.: Strong Winds Made For An Incredible Day Of Fishing At Fain Lake! In 5 hours of fishing with fellow fisherman, I caught & released 105 Rainbow Trout and he caught & released 58… Fish ranged from 7 to 13 inches. All...

Statewide Reports: April 12, 2018

Spring bass fishing conditions are in full effect, trout are being stocked in mass amounts, and one of the best months of the year to “Fish AZ” is here. Let’s get right to some bass fishing hot spots: Lake Pleasant is a hot spot for striped bass: the great bite...

Angler Report: Lynx Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Lynx Lake Michael W.: The Bite Was On At Lynx Lake! In 2 hours, 45 minutes (Wednesday), I caught & released 61 rainbow trout … ranging from 10 to 13 inches. All fish caught at south shore cove of the lake on crappie tubes...

Angler Report: Dogtown Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Dogtown Lake Fishing Heating Up At Dogtown Reservoir! In 5 hours, a fellow fisherman & I each caught & released one largemouth bass averaging 1.5 pounds and combined we almost caught and released 100 rainbow trout ranging from 8 to 13 inches. Most fish...