Archive for August, 2008

Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — There are no scheduled fish stockings at Urban Fishing Program waters from July 1 through Sept. 15. When lake temperatures decrease in the fall, catfish stockings will resume.
This fall, a total of four catfish stockings are planned at two-week intervals before fish stockings switch over to [...]

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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 in [...]

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Mogollon Rim

CHEVELON LAKE – Fishing is fair. Try fishing at first or last light for the best results. 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 [...]

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North Central Region

WILLIAMS LAKES:
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is open. Fishing was fair over the weekend. Try Pistol Petes for crappie. Some larger catfish are being caught on worms and Power Bait. Scheduled to be stocked this week.

CATARACT LAKE — Campground is open. Some larger catfish are being caught on worms and Power [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

LAKE HAVASU/TOPOCK GORGE – The following report is courtesy Georgia with Capt. Doyle’s River Excursions/Fun Fishing Guide Service: Catfish in the Topock Gorge are hitting anchovy. The better bite has been at night, and sizes have been ranging from 4- to 12-pounds. Striper bite is not as good as anglers would hope, but a few [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL – Report Courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife: The dreaded full moon effect is closing in fast. The weekend will feature bright nights which may have a negative effect on fishing success. To counteract the negative vibes, go to those locations where forage populations are “bigger than an [...]

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Central Arizona

URBAN LAKES – There are no scheduled fish stockings at Urban Fishing Program waters from July 1 through Sept. 15.  Once lake temperatures begin to decrease entering the fall season, then catfish stockings can resume again.  This fall, a total of four catfish stockings are planned at two-week intervals before fish [...]

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Rory’s Tip

The striper boils at Lake Pleasant are sometimes making parts of the lake look like a whitewater rapids. Mornings and evenings are best, but anglers are finding boils off-and-on throughout the day.

Stripers are voracious but sometimes, finicky. You’ll want to have lots of lure diversity close to [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — There are no scheduled fish stockings at Urban Fishing Program waters from July 1 through Sept. 15.  Once lake temperatures begin to decrease entering the fall season, then catfish stockings can resume again.  This fall, a total of four catfish stockings are planned at two-week intervals before [...]

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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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