Archive for May, 2008

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; many personal [...]

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White Mountains

White Mountains

Some streams are still flowing moderately high, although peak runoff is now over and water flows are coming down.
All lakes are now ice-free. State Highway 261 is open to Big Lake and Crescent Lake, as well as most main Forest roads, including the road to Reservation Lake on the Fort [...]

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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim

Note: All lakes are now accessible and most have been stocked. Some smaller secondary roads may still be muddy or contain snowdrifts. Fishing is generally very good, with lots of anglers catching larger hold-over trout, as well as the stockers. With the wind the past several weeks, the [...]

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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 open. Main parking lot and boat launch open for day use only. Some trout [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

Southwestern Arizona

LAKE HAVASU – The striper bite will remain good to excellent as they are in full spawn right and the water temperature is consistently rising each day. Look for the topwater bait action to pick up and the quality of fish to increase as the next couple weeks approach. [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL –
Where:Lake Powell
When:05/03/08
Caught:Walleye (one week, 5 boats, 137 Walleye)
Technique:Jigging/grubs and crawler harnesses, no spinner, just beads and a float.
Comments:Walleye seem to be in “post spawn” bite is very light. Catching Smallmouth, Crappie, and Bluegill all all day long. Additional info in our newsletter at swwalleye.com or [...]

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Central Arizona

Central Arizona

URBAN LAKES – The next catfish stocking will occur the week of May 26 as long as pH levels are below 9.5. Fishing for catfish is good to excellent with a variety of baits working well on the bottom. Cats are biting best mid morning and in the evenings. [...]

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Fishing seminars set at Lake Pleasant Harbor

Fishing seminars set at Lake Pleasant Harbor
Want to learn the secrets of bass fishing? How about fly-fishing for striped bass ?
Then you might consider attending one of the fishing tutorials over Memorial weekend being conducted by Hook Up Outfitters at Lake Pleasant Harbor.
Brett Hite will be giving a seminar on Arizona [...]

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A long tradition remains: Camp Carp VIII is May 30-31

A long tradition remains: Camp Carp VIII is May 30-31
A long tradition many thought would succumb due to key retirements has been given prolonged life by one of its creators – Camp Carp returns on May 30-31.
Who: Master carpologist Jim Warnecke, who retired from the Game and Fish Department last year, [...]

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Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

From record triple-digit heat, to a cold front with snow expected in the mountains, then hopefully back to mild spring conditions – all in one week. Spring in Arizona is amazing!
We are just past the full moon, which means this is a great time to night fish, but don’t [...]

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