Archive for September, 2008

Mogollon Rim

MOGOLLON RIM
Note: This is the transition time from summer to autumn fishing conditions. As the nights get longer and cooler (sometimes cold) and the lake temperatures drop, corresponding trout activity levels will increase as the salmonids try to put on fat before winter conditions arrive. This is one of the two [...]

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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 AREA LAKES:
CATARACT LAKE — Campground is open.  Some larger catfish are being caught on worms and Power Bait. Fly-fishing for crappie was excellent. Stocked [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

ALAMO LAKE – Well folks, it saddens me to say, I can feel winter in the air, and have the urge to go into hibernation. It’s been hitting 106 out here, but it’s a nippy 106.  The lows have been in the mid 70s and makes it good for the tent campers.
Parker Bass [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL – Report Courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife. September 10, 2008  Lake elevation: 3,628  Water temp: 77-80 F.
The theme for this report is “good fishing.” That takes on different connotations in Lake Powell when compared with most other fisheries. Anglers at Powell usually catch large numbers of fish [...]

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Central Arizona

URBAN LAKES – On Thursday, Sept. 18, the Arizona Game and Fish stocked channel catfish at all 20 Urban Fishing Program waters in Phoenix and Tucson areas. All lakes recently passed water quality inspections and will be stocked at two week intervals. See our website for a schedule of fish stockings [...]

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Rory’s Tip

This week we have a true harbinger that the long anticipated autumn is headed our way – the Urban Program Lakes are being stocked with catfish for the first time since late last spring (they will be stocked with trout starting in November).
For many, this is especially great news – you [...]

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VETERANS OASIS LAKE NOW OPEN AND BEING STOCKED

VETERANS OASIS LAKE NOW OPEN AND BEING STOCKED
Beautiful Veterans Oasis Lake in southeast Chandler will be stocked with fish for the first time the week of September 15-20.  This newest addition to the Urban Fishing Program is located on the northeast corner of Chandler Heights and Lindsay Roads.  The five acre lake will [...]

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CATFISH COMING WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15-20

CATFISH COMING WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 15-20
As scheduled, channel catfish stockings will resume this week (September 15-20) at all 20 Urban Fishing Program waters in the Phoenix and Tucson areas.  Over 14,000 pounds of 1.5-2 pound catfish will be transported all the way from Arkansas in two large hauling trucks by our fish contractor.  Game and [...]

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Get ready for Mr. Whiskers’ return to urban lakes

Get ready for Mr. Whiskers’ return to urban lakes

PHOENIX – Put new line on your fishing reel and get the hot dogs ready – the ever-popular Mr. Whiskers is returning to the 20 urban fishing lakes in the Valley of the Sun and the Tucson area starting the week of Sept. [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

URBAN LAKES –  Channel catfish are scheduled to be stocked this coming week (the week of Sept. 15). So get out your hot dogs, corn and chicken livers.
RIGGS FLAT — Fishing is fair with reports of a few fish being caught in the late evenings on power bait and various spinners.
CLUFF [...]

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