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Cental Waters

URBAN LAKES – Fishing is a bit slow but for the persistent, early rising angler it can be productive.  Bass and catfish will both take live worms fished on the bottom with a foot or so leader.  If you are into bobber fishing throw a piece of worm or a meal worm below a bobber, adjust [...]

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Central Waters

URBAN LAKES – Fishing is best at first and last light.  Live worms fished on the bottom with a lengthy leader will work for the picky eaters.  The fish are spooky, so don’t let them see you if you can avoid it.  Don’t forget the 13 inch minimum size limit.
Catfish stockings [...]

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Central Waters

URBAN LAKES – Early risers (4 or 5 a.m.) are catching bass and sunfish using T-rigged senkos or Robo Worms.  Live worms fished on the bottom with a lengthy leader will work for the picky eaters.  The fish are spooky, so don’t let them see you if you can avoid it.  Don’t forget the 13 inch [...]

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Central Arizona Waters

URBAN LAKES – Early risers (4 or 5 a.m.) are catching bass and sunfish using T-rigged senkos or Robo Worms.  Live worms fished on the bottom with a lengthy leader will work for the picky eaters.  The fish are spooky, so don’t let them see you if you can avoid it.  Don’t forget the 13 inch minimum size limit.
Catfish [...]

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Central Arizona Fishing Report

URBAN FISHING REPORT – Fishing has tapered off at all Urban Fishing waters statewide now that the spring fish stocking season has ended.  Fish stockings will resume in mid September once temperatures start to cool once again.  Fishing is still fair at lakes as many catfish still remain, bluegill and other [...]

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Central Arizona Fishing Report

URBAN FISHING REPORT – Although weekly stocking is over for the heat of the summer, fish are still in the urban lakes.  The best cat fishing is during low light or nighttime conditions.  Stinkbait and shrimp fished on the bottom is your best bet.  Hotdogs, bacon and chicken livers will also [...]

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Central Arizona Fishing Report

URBAN FISHING REPORT – This last week of June is the final delivery of eight every-other-week spring catfish stockings.  Warming lake temperatures and air temperatures make it impractical to haul live fish into Arizona’s Urban Lakes and Ponds.  There are no scheduled fish stockings for July, August, and the first half [...]

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CENTRAL REGION FISHING REPORT

URBAN FISHING REPORT – All 20 of the Phoenix and Tucson area Urban Fishing Program lakes were stocked with catfish the week of June 8-13.  Water conditions and pH levels are good at all lakes and golden alga is currently under control.
Arizona’s annual free fishing days are celebrated on June 6 and 13 as part [...]

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Central Arizona

URBAN FISHING REPORT – All 20 of the Phoenix and Tucson area Urban Fishing Program lakes are scheduled for stockings of 1 to 3 pound catfish the week of June 8-13.  Water conditions and pH levels are good at all lakes and golden alga is currently under control.
Arizona’s annual free fishing days are celebrated on [...]

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Central Arizona Fishing Report

URBAN FISHING REPORT – All 20 of the Phoenix and Tucson area Urban Fishing Program lakes are scheduled for stockings of 1 to 3 pound catfish the week of June 8-13.  Water conditions and pH levels are good at all lakes and golden alga is currently under control.
Arizona’s annual free fishing days [...]

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