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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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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 will continue into the winter [...]

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Colorado River Northwest Fishing Report

LAKE POWELL — Report courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife. Sept. 30, 2009
Lake Elevation: 3635. Water temp: 72-74 F.
In the last report the fall fishing pattern was explained. The pattern is all about shad and how game fish feed on the unusually abundant shad population. Shad have moved out of the open water into the backs [...]

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Colorado River Northwest Fishing Report

LAKE POWELL — Report courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife. Sept. 30, 2009
Lake Elevation: 3635. Water temp: 72-74 F.
In the last report the fall fishing pattern was explained. The pattern is all about shad and how game fish feed on the unusually abundant shad population. Shad have moved out of the open water into the backs [...]

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Colorado River Northwest Fishing Report

LAKE POWELL — Report courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife. Sept. 22. Lake elevation: 3635. Water temp: 74 – 77 F.
Fall fishing patterns are now in place at Lake Powell. The pattern is all about shad and how fish feed on the unusually abundant shad population. Shad have moved out of the open water into [...]

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Colorado River Northwest Fishing Report

LAKE POWELL — Report courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife. Sept. 16. Lake Elevation: 3,636. Water Temp: 75 – 77 F.  Pesky thundershowers and afternoon winds have been messing up the morning and evening fishing this week. But when it calms down a few boils are still seen. To maximize harvest look for boils [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL- Courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife (wayneswords.com).
Sept. 9,  Lake elevation: 3,636. Water temp: 77 – 80 F
Full moon last week again slowed boils at Wahweap and Bullfrog. They didn’t stop, just got inconsistent. But it seems that Hite stripers started to boil again after taking a month off. This week boils are [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL- Courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife (wayneswords.com).
Aug. 25, 2009. Lake elevation: 3,638. Water temp: 75 – 78 F
This report will be updated after Labor Day when Wayne returns.
Both air and water temperature are cooling which will have the exact opposite effect on fishing. The heat of summer is over making it more [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL- Courtesy Wayne Gustaveson, Utah Division of Wildlife (wayneswords.com).
Aug. 19, 2009, Lake elevation: 3,639. Water Temp: 75 – 79 F.
Stripers are performing a Lake Powell balancing act. When boils cool in the upper lake it seems boils take off in the south. At the end of July boils slowed near [...]

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Colorado River Northwest

LAKE POWELL- Courtesy Wayne Gustaveso, Utah Division of Wildlife. Aug. 12, 2009. Lake elevation: 3,639
Water temp: 77 – 82 F
Striped bass have established a very unusual feeding pattern in the main lake. Feeding is consistent and fish very catchable if able to understand what to look for.
Each morning at 6 a.m. (MST) feeding begins for [...]

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