Category Archives: Capt Bill’s Fishing Tips

Bill’s Corner 2-13-12- Teasing the Fish on Lake Powell

On Lake Powell (as I learned in Florida) we like to tease our fish!  Recipe?  Bait & Switch  – for fly casters and short throwers: Take one zara spook (large) and remove the hooks, drill a small hole in the mouth and fill with enough water to let the plug still barely float.  Load the lure on a medium spin rod with 4-6 lb fluro line and you can cast this rocket 300+ feet to schools out from the boat.  Stripers will hold and chase your Read More +

Bill’s Corner 2-05-12

[singlepic id=75]Fishing Lake Powell Mad Fish Fly or Spin.  What fish you are catching get really really mad?  Answer? Bass especially smallmouth during the spawn.  It is the best time around April and May when waters hits the magic degree of 60. Present a chartreuse clauser or grub at broken rock structure or submerged tree or bush line and catch  a “mad fish” which will help you to be a “happy angler”. Capt. Bill    

Bill’s Corner 1/22/12

Striper Movement,   In the Spring when the water stars to warm enough for the bait fish to migrate to open water on this lake " Lake Powell" is when the winter flows are producing a current which triggers spawning. Females suspend their eggs usually in the channels due to a slight current running through the entire lake system and especially close to the outflow of spillways dam side. The males will stage off of points and rock cropping and mark the eggs when scented Read More +