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January 17th, 2008

TUCSON URBAN — The urban lakes have all been stocked with incentive, super-sized trout last week.

The new, 2008 Urban Fishing Program brochures are now available at all department offices and fishing license dealers in Arizona. The brochures include many new pages to help people get started fishing urban lakes.

All license fees, fish limits and other regulations remain the same as last year. Don’t forget to obtain a 2008 Urban Fishing License.


RIGGS FLAT —Lake is closed for the season.

CLUFF RANCH — No recent reports of success.  This lake was stocked last week.  For lake information call (928) 485-9430.

ROPER LAKE — No recent reports of success. This lake was stocked last week.  For lake information call (928) 428-6760.

DANKWORTH POND — No recent reports of success. This lake was stocked last week.  For lake information call (928) 428-6760.

FRYE MESA RESERVIOR – No recent reports.

KEARNY LAKES — This lake remains fishless due to golden algae.
 
ARIVACA — Bass fishing has been slow with the cooler temperatures.  However anglers are reporting some bass being caught with crankbaits and Senkos.  Jan. 1 marks a change in the motor restrictions at this lake.  Motors 10 horsepower or less will now be legal for use at Arivaca.  Remember that all bass must be immediately released back to the water.

PENA BLANCA – No recent reports of success.  This lake was stocked last week.  The mercury advisory for all warm water fish is in effect. Bass less than 13 inches long must be immediately released.  The daily bag limit for bass is four.  Also, be advised that Pena Blanca is not an urban lake; therefore an urban fishing license is invalid to fish at this lake.  Jan. 1 marks a change in the motor restrictions at this lake.  Motors 10 horsepower or less will now be legal for use at Pena Blanca.

PATAGONIA — No recent reports.  The lake was stocked with trout last week.

PARKER CANYON — The lake is full.  Fishing remains slow due to algae bloom but a few anglers are catching fish.

PICACHO RESERVOIR — No Report.

ROSE CANYON LAKE —  The access road is now closed for the season.  Anglers can still access the lake by walking in.


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