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Lake Powell Fishing Report October 9, 2022 by Capt. Bill McBurney

      Lake Powell Elevation:  3530.32 Water Temp: 78 Degrees Dear Anglers It is feast or famine but the best is “it’s still fishing” on beautiful Lake Powell.  Last two weeks before the full moon, the early morning top water bite on popper, zara spoks and fly’s from 5:30 a.m. to 7’ish has been excellent with little exceptions being just not fortunate to locate the action.  There in lies the key of observing the bird activity, the sun and shaded areas and then the Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report – Capt. Bill McBurney 8-28-22

Lake Powell Elevation: 3532.41 Water Temperatures: 80 degrees       Lake Powell water temperatures have slowed the bait bite and best time to hit the water is at sunrise.  Scan and search the shorelines for little surface stripers feeding for your mornings top water and “fly fishing”.   For top water spin or bait cast, I recommend the zaraspook medium! For fly fishing, a 7-8 wt. rod floating line and poppers white and black or large clauser minnows blue and white, chartreuse and white. Read More +

Lake Powell Operation 2022 Update – Please read

Trips for 2022 designed for the dropping water levels which have eliminated all short cuts to the whole lake body of water (Lake Powell).  Lake Powell is becoming a river again.  All the islands are now connected to the perimeter of shoreline desert making all destinations longer.  What does this mean for your business to operate? This is a major shift to operations and its cost to operate and still catch fish and enjoy the beauty of this experience.  We know the extra cost to Read More +

Lake Powell Fall Fishing August 29, 2021 by Capt. Bill McBurney

    Dear Anglers, The Good News: Nothing but questions marks for the time being as we are all waiting for Labor Day and cooler water temperatures to drop that trigger bait fish to migrate to cover they now do not have as far to to go.  This all new for us Fishing Guides as well and I am not stating where to find the fish  but the scouting and learning the topography to the shoreline and beneath will be for us and old school Read More +

July 29, 2021 Lake Powell is currently open for business! The launch ramp at Wahweap is currently open.  Please use a 4 wheel drive for launch and retrieval.  They are beginning the work to extend the ramps due to low water.  There may be some downtime, but stay updated on our Facebook Page (lakepowellfishing) or through National Park Service https://www.nps.gov/glca/index.htm Our boat is in the water so we are fully open and ready to “fish”. Tight Lines Capt. Bill #lakepowellisopen

Update on Ramp Issue at Lake Powell 7-25-21

Effective Immediately:  7-25-2021   Ambassador Guides Lake Powell Striper Fishing is  curently leaving our boat on Lake Powell.  This ensures your trip will continue as usual.  You will be picked up at the Main Dock as norm. With launch ramps being worked on, this will be in place till further notice. Capt. Bill

Lake Powell Fishing Media! – “Lets Set the Record Straight” 7-18-2021 – Capt. Bill McBurney

Lake Powell Media  “Let’s set the record straight” July 18, 2021 Our Guide Service Ambassador Guides Lake Powell Striper Fishing maintains a “lake boat” and there is a lot of water and great fishing on the Lake. Boat Ramps are to be extended as water conditions allow, so bringing a boat to Lake Powell knight be a problem on any given day. If you want to fish and see some magnificent scenery, give us a call and we will be waiting for you on “Lake Read More +

Lake Powell News & Fishing Report 7-4-2021

Happy Fourth of July to all our anglers ! The Good news is there are plenty of fish to be caught and enough water to find them as you can see from all the recent photos below.  The negative news is the General Media is posting Lake Powell is almost disappeared!. This is not so, but the dropping water has made for a great distance to and from some good fishing locations and our tip rates have all adjusted to the current conditions for the Read More +