Archive for March, 2008

White Mountains

White Mountains

NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA (White Mountains)
Note: Streams are flowing high. Many lakes are spilling, are very turbid, and are ice-covered to ice-free. Higher elevation lakes are still ice-covered. Lower elevation lake’s are ice-covered to ice-free and are slightly turbid to turbid. Forest roads are closed. State Highway 261 [...]

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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim

Note: The Mogollon Rim streams are flowing high and are ice-covered. Most lakes are ice-covered, except for Chevelon Canyon Lake. Most Forest roads are closed and snow packed, but are open to snowmobilers. Contact the US Forest Service’s Black Mesa office at (928) 535-4481 for information.
CHEVELON [...]

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North Central Region

North Central Region

Note: Most higher elevation lakes are ice covered. There is lots of snow pack. Most lakes should fill and spill.
WILLIAMS LAKES:
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is closed. Main parking lot and boat launch open for day use only.
CATARACT LAKE — Campground is closed.
CITY RESERVOIR [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

Southwestern Arizona

LAKE HAVASU – Striper bite is improving as water temps warm up into the mid 60s. Bottom fishing and trolling with anchovies during the daytime hours is producing plenty of small to medium size striper limits. Target striper schools that are moving alone the old river channel drop-off in [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL – By Wayne Gustaveson. Lake elevation has been stable for a month. Walleye are just beginning to spawn. The males are ripe and off feed but the females are still eating and gearing up for spawning. Target clean rock structure to find spawning walleye aggregations. There are [...]

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Central Arizona

Central Arizona

 
URBAN LAKES — “Mr. Whiskers the catfish” returns to Phoenix and Tucson urban lakes.
The catfish season officially kicks off at all Urban Fishing Program lakes and ponds in the Phoenix and Tucson areas on Friday, March 21 when all lakes will receive deliveries of 15- to 20-inch channel catfish. [...]

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Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

 
Spring is officially here this week – March 21. This is the leading edge for some of the best fishing in 25 years or so. Just pick a lake, river, or stream and go, that is, unless it is still not accessible due to snowpack or ice cover, or [...]

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SPRING CATFISH STOCKINGS BEGIN MARCH 21

SPRING CATFISH STOCKINGS BEGIN MARCH 21
The catfish season officially kicks off at all Urban Fishing Program lakes and ponds in the Phoenix and Tucson areas on Friday, March 21 when all lakes will receive deliveries of 15-20 inch channel catfish.  Two large trucks will be used to bring over 7,500 catfish to 19 waters throughout [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

Southeastern Arizona

Southern Arizona Fishing Outlook
The ample winter rains and snow fall have kept all the regional lakes full. This combined with a large spawn last year should lead to great year of fishing. Water temperatures will warm up soon putting fish into pre-spawn mode causing them to feed voraciously; [...]

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White Mountains

White Mountains

Note: Streams are flowing high. Many lakes are spilling, are very turbid, and are ice-covered to ice-free. Higher elevation lakes are still ice-covered. Lower elevation lake’s are ice-covered to ice-free and are slightly turbid to turbid. Forest roads are closed. State Highway 261 is closed to Big [...]

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