Archive for January, 2008

Southeastern Arizona

Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — Channel catfish are being stocked this week.
RIGGS FLAT —Lake is closed for the season.
CLUFF RANCH — Stocked with 1,625 rainbow trout last week. For lake information call (928) 485-9430.
ROPER LAKE — Stocked with 625 rainbow trout last week. For lake information call (928) 428-6760.
DANKWORTH [...]

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White Mountains

White Mountains

Note: Streams are flowing very high with recent precipitation. Many lakes are spilling, are very turbid, and are ice-covered to ice-free. Higher elevation lakes are still ice-covered. Lower elevation lake conditions can change from day to day and have unsafe ice. Forest roads are closed. State Highway [...]

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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim

Note: The Mogollon Rim streams and lakes are ice-covered. Forest roads are closed, snow packed, but are open to snowmobiles. Contact the US Forest Service’s Black Mesa office at (928) 535-4481 for information.
CHEVELON CANYON LAKE — Forest Road 169, north of Chevelon Canyon is open but [...]

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North Central Region

North Central Region

Most higher elevation lakes are ice covered.
WILLIAMS LAKES:
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is closed. Main parking lot and boat launch open for day use only. No reports on fishing.
CATARACT LAKE — Campground is closed. Lake is open for walk in fishing. The water level [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

Southwestern Arizona

LAKE HAVASU – The striper action continues to be hit-and-miss as the water temperatures fall. The best time for success is in the predawn hours and again around sunset and dark. Baits that are working well are white Clatter Shads, green tailed Bass Assassins. Live shad is the best [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL — By Wayne Gustaveson. Lake Elevation: 3,599. Water Temp: 59-61. Fish respond to cold temperatures by exhibiting springtime behavior. Best fishing happens when water is warmest – usually in the afternoon. Feeding periods are farther apart meaning there are times when fish just will not bite. [...]

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Central Arizona

Central Arizona

URBAN LAKES – Trout, including some super-sized incentive fish, were stocked last week and are scheduled for stocking again this coming week.
Urban fishing reports vary from good to excellent at most Urban Fishing Program waters. Anglers using scented dough baits (such as Power Bait), worms fished under a [...]

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Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

These are exciting times for anglers thanks to exceptional runoff and superb snowpack for a change.
The torrential storm tearing through Arizona this past week not only dumped copious amounts of rainfall, the rain also melted some of the mid-elevation snow cover, with some dramatic results.
Arizona’s major interior rivers were roaring [...]

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Urban Fishing Program Bulletin For the weeks of Jan. 21 – Feb. 03, 2008

BIG FISH REPORTS FROM LAST TROUT STOCKING
Some big rainbow trout in the 2 to 6 pound range were caught by urban anglers in the past few weeks. The January 9 special incentive stocking at all 20 Urban Fishing Program waters included many trout over 16 inches. Two days after these super-sized trout were stocked, Tony Morello of [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — The urban lakes have all been stocked with incentive, super-sized trout last week.
The new, 2008 Urban Fishing Program brochures are now available at all department offices and fishing license dealers in Arizona. The brochures include many new pages to help people get started fishing urban lakes.
All license [...]

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