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Angler Report: Veterans Oasis Lake (Chandler)

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Veterans Oasis Lake (Chandler) My daughter Ava Rae Gonzales caught these fish at Veterans Oasis Park in Chandler last weekend. She is 4 years old and loves to fish. We were using samon peach PowerBait. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be direct from...

Angler Report: Hawley Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Hawley Lake Billy: Fished Hawley Lake today. Early afternoon. Rapala, 21 1/2 inch brown. Also, had to use 4-wheel drive all the way in cause the road is covered with snow in case people were wondering. More reports Angler Reports are intended to be...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

The cheat sheet to some good winter fishing, our Winter Fishing Forecast, just went “live.” See the forecast. A few other options: The forecast for winter trout fishing on Community waters this weekend is good. Our “Core” Community waters are being stocked with rainbow trout and water temperatures have been in...

Fishing Report: Roosevelt Lake & Mogollon Rim

Winter fishing conditions continue to dominate angler discussions regarding Roosevelt Lake. Dropping ambient and water temperatures, wind and big swings in barometric pressure are all contributing to reports of poor to fair fishing conditions. The Roosevelt Lake water temperature is in the mid to high 50s with a clear downward...

Winter Fishing Forecast: Central region

Roosevelt Lake — Fishing Rating: Good Lake temperatures are in the mid 60s. Water levels should remain steady as SRP is pulling water from the Verde system. Hopefully we see plenty of winter precipitation and snowpack to raise the water level for the coming year. See the current lake elevation. Despite...

Winter Fishing Forecast: Colorado River waters

COLORADO RIVER NORTHWEST Colorado River (Davis Dam to I-40 Bridge) — Fishing rating: Good Flows fluctuate quickly in the stretch of the river.   Many anglers prefer not to navigate the river when less than three units are being released from Davis Dam.  Check the projected releases before your trip: https://www.usbr.gov/lc/region/g4000/hourly/DavisParkerSchedules.pdf. Trout...

Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal

This is still some great weather for trout fishing at the mid- to low-elevation lakes where we stock trout. See the stocking schedules below. Water temperatures in our desert impoundments have dropped to 60 degrees and below. This is about the point (mid-50s) that the metabolism of bass slows. A...