Archive for October, 2007

White Mountains

White Mountains

ACCESS (with some recent changes): State Highway 261 is open to Big Lake and Crescent Lake.
State Highway 273 on the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest is undergoing reconstruction and realignment and the following closures are in effect.
State Highway 273 from the Forest and Fort Apache Indian Reservation boundary to Gabaldon Campground is closed 24 hours [...]

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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim

CHEVELON CANYON LAKE — The lake is full but not spilling. Fishing is fair. Anglers are catching a few rainbow trout on lures and flies. Keep in mind that brown trout spawn in the fall, so this may set the stage for good fishing in a month or two for the big bruisers. Some [...]

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North Central Region

North Central Region

WILLIAMS LAKES:  
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is closed. Main parking lot and boat launch open for day use only. Fishing was good to excellent using any color Power Bait. 
CATARACT LAKE — Campground is closed.  Lake is open for walk in fishing.  Fishing was good to excellent using any color Power Bait.  The [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

Southwestern Arizona

LAKE HAVASU – Striped bass boils continue to be sighted in the middle of coves, scattered in the basin of the lake and the shorelines near Windsor Beach. These fish are primarily staying in the main lake basin and down south as far as Skiers Island. Quantities of small bass can be caught on cut anchovies and [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL – By Wayne Gustaveson. Details of this report will include general concepts that will work through mid October. I will be on vacation for two weeks so there will be no new fish reports until I return.
Water temperature continues to fall as nights are cool and days short. In springtime temperatures [...]

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Central Arizona

Central Arizona

URBAN LAKES – Urban program lakes will be stocked with catfish this week. Use worms, hot dogs (cheese dogs work especially well), dough baits and shrimp. The next catfish stocking will be between Oct 1 and 6.  Same rules apply. Once stocked, it takes the fish a few hours to get “comfortable,” then the bite [...]

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Fishing News

Fishing News
Green Valley Lake gets a 100-pound bonus for 1st stocking
Green Valley Lake in Payson received 100 pounds of bonus rainbow trout for its first stocking of the season on Oct. 17, so anglers can expect fishing to be pretty good.
Green Valley Lake (take Main Street) is part of the Urban Fishing Program.
This special, [...]

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Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

If you want a great place to take the kids to catch trout, try Green Valley Lake in Payson. This sparkling jewel is actually an Urban Fishing Program water (see the news story below).
If you haven’t experienced an autumn fishing expedition to the mountains yet, this looks like an opportune weekend for such an [...]

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