Arizona fishing report: The Reel Deal
Catfish stockings are scheduled to return to Community waters next week! Mark Tuesday, March 19 on your calendars for the return of Mr. Whiskers.
We also have just released our Spring Fishing Forecasts.
See them by region:
Catch of the Week
Send your fishing reports and photos to BFishing@azgfd.gov —
one will be selected for Catch of the Week
Cesar Chavez Park (Alvord Lake)
Anthony Gastelum with a pair of 16-inch rainbow trout taken during a recent early morning on white marshmallow and salmon peach PowerBait.
This week’s scheduled stockings
Rainbow trout: Patagonia Lake, Parker Canyon Lake, Verde River (Clarkdale to Camp Verde), Lynx Lake, Patterson Ponds, Green Valley Lakes, Yavapai Lakes, Fain Lake, Show Low Creek, Lower Salt River.
Upcoming Family Fishing Events
Note: At these free fishing clinics, loaner rods are provided, bait is free, and no license is required for those who register at the AZGFD booth during event hours.
Saturday, April 6
Youth and Community Fishing Day, 8 a.m-noon, Cortez Park, 3434 W. Dunlap Ave. Phoenix.
Save time, buy online
Grab a license online (that helps conserve all species of wildlife, not to mention provides funding that goes back into fishing opportunities) and go “Fish AZ”.