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Angler Report: Goldwater Lake Rainbow Trout

More proof that the AZGFD is dedicated to providing the state of Arizona, in all four corners, with great recreational opportunities. Andrew Ballard 4.23lbs Casting a Silver Phoebe 1/6oz Caught on January 5, 2020

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

The dead of winter has arrived, but in Arizona, we can still catch fish and renew adventures. With some stable winter weather, this can be an excellent time to fish for crappie as they head into deeper waters of our desert impoundments such as Alamo, Bartlett and Roosevelt lakes. Some...

Angler Report: Patagonia Lake largemouth bass

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Patagonia Lake Jeff C. of Marana: Caught this largemouth bass at Patagonia Lake on Monday, Dec. 23. About 12 feet of water, water temp was 52. Bass, just under 3 pounds. Thanks. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and...

Winter Fishing Forecast: Southeast

Arivaca Lake Rating: Fair Fishing in the winter can be slow at Arivaca Lake as the fish go deeper and spend less time feeding. Although early mornings and late evenings are still going to be the most productive times, anglers should find fish to be active throughout the day. Arivaca...

Arizona Fishing Report: The Reel Deal

Nothing like “Trout Fishing in the City” during the holidays. Trout fishing remains the best bet in the state due to more unstable weather. Good news: Last week, we stocked more than 4 tons of trout statewide.  Wait until some stable weather to do some crappie fishing. Bass fishing should...