Archive for July, 2008

Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

I am on vacation, so the ever-able Jim Harken will be performing this report’s editing duties while I am away refining the art of gallivanting (thanks Jim).
If you want a superb wildlife and fishing adventure you’ll be talking about for years, head for the Willow Beach area of the Colorado River [...]

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New interactive e-map shows where to fish in Arizona

New interactive e-map shows where to fish in ArizonaPHOENIX – Ever wish you could see a map of Arizona showing all the places to go fishing, along with what types of fish you can find and maybe even something about the facilities at each lake, river or stream?
Well, just wave a [...]

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Kids Fishing News

Kids Fishing NewsEssay: MY FIRST FISHING TRIPAbby Walker, age 10, Cave Creek, Arizona A couple of weeks ago, my grandma and grandpa took me fishing. It was my first real fishing trip, so I was very excited. I had good reasons, too. After long hours of driving, we finally reached our destination: [...]

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Rory’s Tip

Rory’s Tip

Big news from Lake Powell – a 36-pound striper was caught by an Arizona family using frozen anchovies as bait; it’s the largest striper caught there so far this year, and the largest ever at Powell on anchovies.
Keep in mind that fish caught throughout Lake Powell, even in the [...]

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Mountain rain showers can prompt good trout fishing

Mountain rain showers can prompt good trout fishing
Trout fishing in the high country during summer can enter the daytime doldrums, but monsoon-generated rain showers can radically alter the equation.

“When those billowing thunderstorms start building in the mountains, the barometer drops, the insects come out but fly low in the sky, prompting the [...]

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New interactive e-map shows where to fish in Arizona

New interactive e-map shows where to fish in Arizona

PHOENIX – Ever wish you could see a map of Arizona showing all the places to go fishing, along with what types of fish you can find and maybe even something about the facilities at each lake, river or stream?
Well, just wave a [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

Southeastern Arizona

URBAN — LAST STOCKING OF SPRING CATFISH SEASON was JUNE 23-28. The last of eight, every-other-week spring catfish stockings will take place the week of June 23-28. With lake temperatures climbing rapidly towards 90 degrees and air temperatures well above 100, it becomes impractical to haul live fish into Arizona’s [...]

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White Mountains

White Mountains

NOTE: 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 Apache Indian Reservation.
State Highway 273 on the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest is undergoing reconstruction and realignment and the following closures are [...]

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Mogollon Rim

Mogollon Rim

CHEVELON LAKE – Fishing is poor to fair for fly and spin anglers. This is a hike-in lake via a steep slope. There is not a lot of shore access. It is best fished from a float tube, inflatable or canoe.
The lake is open to artificial lure and flies only, trout [...]

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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. Fishing was excellent [...]

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