Archive for November, 2007

NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA

NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA (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 [...]

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WHITE MOUNTAIN STREAMS

WHITE MOUNTAIN STREAMS:
WEST FORK OF BLACK RIVER –The stream was last stocked with catchable size Apache trout just before Labor Day. Try worms, meal worms, and salmon eggs, lures such as small spinners and spoons, and flies such as wooly worms, peacock ladies, prince nymphs, zug bugs, and small black, brown or green nymphs.
EAST FORK [...]

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NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA

NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA (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 [...]

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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 MOUNTAINS

NORTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
Channel Catfish were stocked into Stone Dam, Santa Fe, City and Kaibab lakes.  Remember that the catfish limit on Stone dam, Santa Fe and City Lakes is four catfish per day.  The trout limit on City Reservoir is also four trout.  Trout fishing is improving as the weather cools.
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WILLIAMS LAKES:  
KAIBAB LAKE — An [...]

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SOUTHWESTERN ARIZONA

SOUTHWESTERN ARIZONALAKE 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
LEES FERRY – Today’s Fly Fishing: Most everybody did well today on the river. There was a report that the water came up slow in the afternoon and didn’t get as high as yesterday. Therefore the fishing lat this afternoon was slower than yesterday and Friday. It was a mix of flies today. [...]

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CENTRAL ARIZONA

CENTRAL ARIZONA
URBAN LAKES – Rainbow trout were stocked for the first time this season on Nov.15 at all Urban Fishing Program waters. Fishing should be good to excellent for anglers using scented dough baits (such as Power Bait), worms or small trout lures.
Trout stockings are scheduled for next week, Nov. 26 – Dec. 1 in the Phoenix [...]

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Rory’s tips

Rory’s tips:
Thanks for all the rainbows so close to home and finally some cool weather for catching them.
We stocked 3,500 rainbow trout into Tempe Town Lake on Monday, and then splashed in another thousand or so on Tuesday, Nov. 20 during the Welcome Back the Trout celebration.
Trout have been stocked in all the participating Urban [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — Channel catfish are being stocked this week.
RIGGS FLAT —The road to the lake will be closed for the season on Nov. 15. The lake has been stocked recently and fishing has been good.  Be prepared for cold temperatures though! 
CLUFF RANCH — Fishing for warmwater species is slow with a few [...]

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