Archive for December, 2008

North Central Region

Note: Expect to find some ice around the rims of the lakes, especially in the morning.
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 closed.
JD DAM — [...]

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Southwestern Arizona

ALAMO LAKE – Well folks, all in all you’re not missing a lot out here. Bass fishing has really slowed down. You’re still able to pick up a few throwing chartreuse lizards off of points.  It seems like every other day we have a cold front or wind storm blow through here [...]

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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 – For those of you, who bring your children to the urban lakes and ponds, please watch them.  There was a near drowning of a 2-year-old child at Kiwanis Park on Dec. 4.  After CPR the little girl was revived, but a stark reminder to watch your kids around water.
Rainbow [...]

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Rory’s Tip

I’d like to share with you the following missive from one of our anglers. Please keep in mind that thanks to our winter stocking program, you can create family memories like the ones below throughout our temperate winter fishing season. Dreams of trout dancing on the end of the line might [...]

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URBAN FISHING REPORT

Rainbow trout stockings are taking place at Urban Fishing Program lakes every two weeks throughout the winter.  Fishing is good to excellent for anglers using scented dough baits (such as Power Bait), worms or corn.  Small spinners such as Roostertails and Panther Martins, or spoons such as Kastmasters and Super Dupers work well for trout [...]

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INCENTIVE TROUT STOCKINGS PLANNED IN JANUARY

To kick off the new 2009 year, the Urban Fishing Program has scheduled an incentive trout stocking for all lakes.  Incentive stockings include many trout from 13-18 inches with some even larger over four pounds.  On average, one in every four trout is a whopper over 13 inches with the remaining fish ranging from 11-12 [...]

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2009 FISHING LICENSES MAKE GREAT GIFTS

In the midst of the holiday rush, don’t forget to buy your 2009 Class U (Urban) fishing license for the new year.  Urban fishing licenses are on sale for $18.50 at over 340 license dealers statewide or at any Game and Fish Office.  The Class U license is valid only at the 21 designated Urban [...]

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GET YOUR NEW URBAN FISHING AND AZ FISH REGULATION BOOKLETS

The new 2009 Urban Fishing Program brochure and 2009-2010 Arizona Fishing Regulation booklets will be available from Game and Fish Department offices and all authorized license dealers by December 22.  License dealers include many local sporting goods stores, bait and tackle shops, major retailers, and select convenience stores.  Make sure to get your copy to [...]

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Southeastern Arizona

TUCSON URBAN — Rainbow trout stockings have started and will continue all winter long at two week intervals.  Trout were stocked last week. 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 [...]

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