Category Archives: Fishing Reports

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 +

Gift Certificates for Lake Powell

Fishing and Photography on picturesque Lake Powell Looking for an adventure, a scenic trip or a just new fishing spot to try out, but don’t have the time to do it now? With Ambassador Guides’ Lake Powell Gift Certificates, you can Buy now & Book a date later.  1/2 days and full days are available for fishing and/or sightseeing our Lake Powell Experience that takes you deep into the interior of Lake Powell where the fishing and photogenic scenery abound. Give yourself or a loved 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 +

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 +

It’s time to “Do Lake Powell”. 6-13-2021

      “Do Lake Powell” Early, early, early is the key for all fishing and then get off the Lake. Once the boating to wake boarders get into full swing mid morning, the fish will go deeper and not feed as often. Our spots to fish are running an hour out from launch and sometimes longer due to the lower water forcing all traffic to the main channel to the Colorado River to Warm Creek and Padre Bay Our 5 hours charters are best Read More +

Lake Powell Spring Fishing April 17, 2021 by Ambassador Guides – Lake Powell Striper Fishing Capt. Bill McBurney

  Two Brothers from Colorado enjoying Lake Powell April 2021         Lake Powell Fishing & Current Outlook Lake Powell Elevation:     3564.45 April 17, 2021   Stripers are staged at most past staging locations to the main channels and some canyon points as well.  Keep in mind some of those locations are deep underwater locations not visible. Striper conditions run in 3 categories being poor, medium, and choice due to spawning and availability of bait fish.  Ambassador Guides only allows the choice fish Read More +