Archive for November, 2008

Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — Rainbow trout stockings have started and will continue all winter long at two week intervals.  Trout range in size from 11-12 inches in length, with some recently stocked fish in the 14-18 inch range.  Fishing is good to excellent for anglers using scented dough baits (such as Power Bait), [...]

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White Mountains

ACCESS 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 effect [...]

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Mogollon Rim

CHEVELON LAKE – Fishing is fair. Brown trout typically spawn in November and can often be found where Chevelon Creek enters the lake. Try big streamers such as brown, black or green wooly buggers, Yeager buggers, muddler minnows, and semi-seal leeches
This is a hike-in lake via a steep slope. There very little [...]

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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 LAKES:
WILLIAMS LAKES:
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is closed.
CATARACT LAKE — Campgrounds are closed. Must walk in to fish
CITY RESERVOIR —   No report.
DOGTOWN LAKE —. Campground area is [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

ALAMO LAKE – Report courtesy Mark Knapp, Alamo Lake State Park. Well folks, winds and cold fronts pretty well sum up this week out here.    According to the weather forecast, and my neck, we’re in for some decent weather for the rest of the week.   This morning the lake was like glass [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL — By Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife: LAKE POWELL – Courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife (Wayne’s Words): It has been a great fishing season but this is my last regular report for the year. Next week we head up lake for annul gill net sampling, so I [...]

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Central Arizona

URBAN LAKES – Rainbow trout stockings have started and will continue all winter long at two week intervals.  Trout range in size from 11-12 inches in length, with some recently stocked fish in the 14-18 inch range.  Fishing is good to excellent for anglers using scented dough baits (such as Power [...]

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Backwater site selection continues for Lower Colorado River native fish conservation

PHOENIX – Federal and state agencies are continuing the process of selecting appropriate backwater sites to create habitat for three native fish species as part of the Lower Colorado
River Multi-Species Conservation Program (LCR MSCP), a 50-year, $626 million  program that aims to
• protect the lower Colorado River environment while ensuring the [...]

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Rory’s Tip

I’m writing this while rain is coming down outside – this is great weather for ducks and trout. So break out the rain gear and the trout tackle.
Here’s another idea – turn Black Friday into Blue Friday or maybe Rainbow Friday – don’t go shopping, go fishing. It’s a great way to [...]

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Urban Fishing Report

Rainbow trout stockings have started and will continue all winter long at two week intervals.  Trout range in size from 11-12 inches in length, with some recently stocked fish in the 14-18 inch range.  Fishing is good to excellent for anglers using scented dough baits (such as Power Bait), [...]

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