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Angler Report: Dead Horse Ranch largemouth bass

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Dead Horse Ranch lakes (Cottonwood) Michael W.:  “Largemouth bass fishing still hot at Dead Horse Ranch” In 4 1/2 hours of fishing, I caught and released six nice largemouth bass, ranging from 2 1/2 to 5 pounds. All fish caught on spinnerbaits.  Weather Conditions: Cloudy...

Angler Report: Ashurst Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Ashurst Lake Rich G. of Flagstaff: My grandson CJ caught a couple nice-sized pike on a frog lure at Ashurst Lake fishing off a boat near the weeds by the rock dam. We also caught several nice size rainbows on spinners and shiny lures...

Statewide Reports: July 20, 2017

A new moon with summer nights made chill by spats of rain showers — this can be the time to fish in the high country of Arizona. Increased rainfall predicted for high country regions can also eventually favor anglers, bringing inflows and nutrients, and in turn baitfish and predatory fish. Target areas...

Stocking Reports from 07/10/2017 to 07/14/2017

Date Stocked Water Name Species 7/10/2017 Cataract Lake Rainbow Trout 7/10/2017 Dogtown Reservoir Rainbow Trout 7/10/2017 Silver Creek Rainbow Trout 7/10/2017 West Fork Little Colorado R.-Greer Rainbow Trout 7/10/2017 Canyon Creek Rainbow Trout 7/11/2017 Huffer Tank Rainbow Trout 7/11/2017 Bear Canyon Lake Rainbow Trout 7/12/2017 Show Low Creek Rainbow Trout...

Angler Report: Pena Blanca Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Pena Blanca Lake Justin B.: Another Saturday at Pena Blanca and another great fishing day. Fished morning and caught more than 15 bass again (mostly 1-pound and under). Caught this 5.6-pound bass on the third cast. Water clarity is still not good and water temperature...

Cluff Ranch Pond No. 3 Reopens

We reopened Cluff Ranch Pond #3 to recreational activities Saturday, July 15, after it was closed in June for use by U.S. Forest Service crews to help suppress the Frye Fire. The Cluff Ranch Ponds are located in the Cluff Ranch Wildlife Area off Cluff Ranch Road at the base...

Angler Report: Colorado River (Parker Strip)

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Colorado River (Parker Strip) Skip P.: On Sunday, July 9 after heavy monsoon storms fishing was great for smallmouth bass for 1-5 pounders. Fished midday with it 113 degrees. Hit on artificial bait, spinners, and rooster tails. See more Angler Reports  

Angler Report: Lake Mead

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Lake Mead Don M.: Here are some pictures of my 15-year-old grandson, Logan Martin and the 26 fish (two channel cats and 24 stripers) that he caught on Tuesday night near South Cove on Lake Mead! Logan lives in Oklahoma and was out fishing...