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Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

We just released our top-5 family camping and fishing spots for August. See the list. This is a great way for those in desert regions to escape the heat, find cooler temperatures, and catch trout. Tiger trout have been stocked in Woods Canyon and Willow Springs this week, and the...

Fishing Report: North Central region

  Now that the monsoon has started the lakes should start to cool down and fishing will improve. WILLIAMS LAKES KAIBAB LAKE — Yesterday trout were being caught on worms under a bobber, red worms seemed to working best. Crappie, bluegill and largemouth bass are starting to bite on the...

Angler Report: Ashurst Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Ashurst Lake Scott S.: Caught all of these at Ashurst Lake this month — three over 17 inches and several over 14-15 inches, all caught on nightcrawler on a bobber. Had four snap the leader on 6-pound test. All other caught south of the...

Angler Report: Frances Short Pond

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Frances Short Pond Megan G.: Caught July 12, 2019 … was caught on a bass-colored popper, 9 pounds, 13 ounces … my personal best. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from anglers and are generally posted unedited. However, AZGFD reserves the...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

Top picks for this weekend in the high country include Lower Lake Mary in Flagstaff, which still has good fishing conditions. In fact, fishing is excellent in this region considering fishing typically tails off as the water temperatures warm. Other great bets include City Reservoir, Dogtown Reservoir, Upper Lake Mary...