Archive for April, 2008

White Mountains

White Mountains

State Highway 261 will be open on May 1 to Big Lake and Crescent Lake, as well as most interior Forest roads.
The remaining snow seems to be melting fast, although snow drifts are still blocking some mountain roads in the higher elevations. Streams are flowing high. Higher elevation lakes [...]

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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim

Note: Mogollon Rim streams are flowing high. Access roads to Black Canyon, Willow Springs, Blue Ridge and Chevelon Canyon Lake are open. The road to Woods Canyon Lake will be open on Friday. Forest roads to Bear Canyon Lake (and Knoll Lake) are closed and snow packed. Contact [...]

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North Central Region

North Central Region

Note: Northern Pike have been illegally stocked in Francis Short. If you catch a Northern Pike at Francis Short Pond please REMOVE IT FROM THE POND.
WILLIAMS LAKES:
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is closed. Main parking lot and boat launch open for day use only. Has been [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

Southwestern Arizona

LAKE HAVASU – The striped bass are now beginning to feed on large shallow topwater baits such as the Vixen in bone white, chartreuse shad, and shad shiner. These colors have been and continue to be the best producers on Havasu for striped bass.
Consider the elements when choosing your presentation of [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL – By Wayne Gustaveson. Largemouth bass began nest construction this week as air temperature hit 80 degrees. Spawning is imminent with largemouth going first, followed by smallmouth a few days later. Warming is long overdue but may work to the advantage of anglers who enjoy fishing [...]

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Take Me Fishing Web site designed to better meet angler needs

Take Me Fishing Web site designed to better meet angler needs
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced that the organization’s most recognized brand – Take Me Fishing – is being made over with a new look and the Web pages have been redesigned to better meet angler [...]

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Recreationists are being allowed temporary vehicular access to the Agua Fria Conservation Area at Lake Pleasant Regional Park

Recreationists are being allowed temporary vehicular access to
the Agua Fria Conservation Area at Lake Pleasant Regional Park
The Lake Pleasant Regional Park is allowing recreationists temporary; Friday- through-Sunday only motorized access to a designated portion of the Agua Fria Conservation Area for six weeks (April 11 through May 18) via the former [...]

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Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

With any luck, the road into the Woods Canyon Lake on the Mogollon Rim could open by this weekend. The Forest Service is expected to evaluate the roads on Thursday, April 24. Call (928) 535-4481 for the latest information.
Willow Springs, Chevelon (FS 504 Road) and Black Canyon Lake [...]

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News flash — the road into Woods Canyon Lake on the Mogollon Rim is now open

News flash – the road into Woods Canyon Lake on the Mogollon Rim is now open as of Thursday morning, April 23. No word yet on the store or boat rentals.

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Note: The Mogollon Rim streams and lakes are ice-covered.  Forest roads are closed,  snow packe…Mogollon Rim
Note: The Mogollon Rim streams and [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — Fishing activity at Urban Fishing Program lakes is excellent with anglers reporting nice stringers of catfish, aggressive bluegill and hybrid sunfish, some nice bass and a few remaining trout. Fish have been stocked three weeks in a row, with channel catfish stockings starting March 21, followed by [...]

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