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Video: Channel catfish stocked into all Yuma-area Community fishing waters

Channel catfish were stocked into all Yuma-area Community Fishing waters!  Council Avenue, Yuma West Wetlands, Fortuna, and Redondo ponds were all stocked with hundreds of pounds of fiesty catfish Thursday.  The average size catfish in this load was about 4 pounds and this load even included some monsters of nearly...

Stocking Reports from 09/18/2017 to 09/22/2017

Date Stocked Water Name Species 9/18/2017 Canyon Creek Rainbow Trout 9/18/2017 Goldwater Lake (Upper) Rainbow Trout 9/19/2017 Silver Creek Rainbow Trout 9/19/2017 Rose Canyon Lake Rainbow Trout 9/19/2017 Rose Canyon Lake Brown Trout 9/20/2017 Surprise Lake Channel catfish 9/20/2017 Pioneer Lake Channel catfish 9/20/2017 Cortez Park Lake Channel catfish 9/20/2017...

Statewide reports: Sept. 28, 2017

Fall fishing means crankbaits, top-water lures, buzzbaits and jigs drawing increasingly more bass strikes as water temperatures dip. At Bartlett Lake in the Tonto National Forest, the surface water temperature Saturday was around 76 degrees — down about 10 degrees from 2 weeks ago. This is the also time for flathead...

Angler Report: Reservation Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Reservation Lake Cody T.: Caught this brown trout from Reservation Lake Sept. 22 on an olive green bunny leech fly around 4 p.m. near the dam. Fishing here is pretty good. We caught a ton on a silver spinners and olive colored flies. We weren’t...

Angler Report: Sahuarita Lake

Send your fishing reports and pictures to BFishing@AZGFD.gov Sahuarita Lake   J.J. Martin: I have been catching 4, 5, 6 lb catfish lately.  Here is my catch of from Sept. 20.  I use chicken livers, with a little water, blended to a liquid, with minced garlic added, then soak strips of beef...

Video: Installing Habitat at Roosevelt Lake

Check out the video of Arizona Game and Fish Department installing fish habitat at Roosevelt Lake. So far we have installed 168 fish habitat structures. During first week of October, we are having a huge volunteer effort to install more habitat at Roosevelt Lake. We have more than 400 structures...

Statewide Reports: Sept. 22, 2017

The Autumn Equinox, or first day of fall in the northern hemisphere, is today. Accordingly, nighttime temperatures are predicted dip into the low-60s this weekend in desert regions. We’re on a new moon phase, which will be great for using submersible lights at night at striper honey holes such as...

Stocking Reports from 09/11/2017 to 09/15/2017

Date Stocked Water Name Species 9/11/2017 Canyon Creek Rainbow Trout 9/11/2017 Oak Creek Rainbow Trout 9/11/2017 Lynx Lake Rainbow Trout 9/12/2017 Kinnikinick Lake Brown Trout 9/13/2017 Colorado River Rainbow Trout 9/13/2017 Silver Creek Rainbow Trout 9/14/2017 Kinnikinick Lake Brown Trout 9/14/2017 Tonto Creek Rainbow Trout 9/15/2017 Woods Canyon Lake Rainbow...