Archive for November, 2009

Mogollon Rim Fishing Report

CHEVELON LAKE — Fishing is fair.  Try lures such as (Mepps, Panther Martin, and Rooster Tail), and spoons such as Super Dupers, KastMasters, Z-rays, and Rapalas, and flies such as peacock ladies, wooly worms, wooly buggers, and semi-seal leeches, (black or brown colors).  Anglers have been catching trout on spinners.  [...]

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Central Mountains Fishing Report

WILLIAMS LAKES:
KAIBAB LAKE — Campground area is closed.  Fishing was fair-good on powerbait and worms.
CATARACT LAKE — Campgrounds are closed.  Anglers were catching some nice crappie using Flies.  A 3lb bass was reported by an angler.
CITY RESERVOIR —   Road is open.
DOGTOWN LAKE —. Campground area is closed.  Fishing was best using a piece [...]

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Southeastern Arizona Fishing Report

HAVASU –No recent angler reports, but this is the time of year to experience topwater action for striped bass, smallouth bass and largemouth bass. Let us know how you do.

Topock Gorge Fishing Report from Capt. Doyle’s Guide Service. Crappie are on the bite at both the South and the North Dyke and [...]

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Colorado River Northwest Fishing Report

LAKE POWELL — Report courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife. October 28, 2009
Lake Elevation: 3633. Water Temp: 62-64 F
A fantastic fishing season is drawing to a close. It has been a banner year for all species. Habitat, food/forage and fish numbers have peaked at near optimum conditions. Great fishing [...]

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Central Waters Fishing Report

URBAN LAKES – Catfish Season to end, Trout Stockings start Nov. 16
The fall catfish stocking season wraps up the week of November 2-7 with another 14,000 pounds of fish delivered to the 20 Urban Fishing Program waters in the Phoenix and Tucson areas.  Starting in a couple weeks, fish stocking trucks [...]

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Crappie Report

With cool temps and clear skies its a great time of the year to find Crappie in “winter patterns” and schooled up. Try trolling over flats or casting into and around cover and structure.
Two-inch Kalin Grubs have always been a favorite bait for AZ Slab Seekers but lately a lot [...]

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Catch the new calendar

Check out the August image in the 2010 Arizona Wildlife Calendar. That gorgeous photo of Fossil Creek chub was taken by an award-winning underwater photographer from New River, Arizona. Ron Watkins is such a good photographer that he recently won a trip to Fiji for a best-in-show photo at the Digital [...]

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Rory’s Tips

Apache Lake is definitely on the comeback trail — I talked with a number of anglers who did well fishing for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, yellow bass and walleye (9 to 10 inchers). It is well worth a visit right now, but don’t forget there is a slot limit at Apache [...]

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Half-priced fishing licenses and trout stockings return

Fishing is great family fun.

PHOENIX — The stars have aligned – rainbow trout are coming to a galaxy of waters close to home for millions, plus 2009 fishing licenses for state waters or the urban program lakes are now on sale for half price, advises Arizona Game and Fish Department officials.
“It doesn’t get [...]

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Arizona Urban Fishing Report

The month of November offers some of the best fishing available at Urban Program lakes.  The lakes have been loaded with catfish all fall with one last stocking the week of Nov. 2-7.  Stockings of bluegill sunfish took place October 28-29 at all lakes.  The first trout delivery for the winter season begins November 16.  [...]

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