Category Archives: Lake Powell Info

Spring Run off at Lake Powell 2019

The Colorado, Wyoming and Utah snow pack will make Lake Powell boating & fishing trip longer until the run off is complete around the 2nd or 3rd week of June. Castle Rock Cut will be closed until then with no water.   Until runoff is completed, access to certain area are limited and your guide will discuss what options he recommends for your fishing charter.  Be prepared to venture through the main channel to get to key areas until then. Capt. Bill

Lake Powell Updates for Boat Owners 2019 from Ambassador Guides & Outfitters

  FROM BOAT U.S. MAGAZINE URGENT Our current administration has moved to allow E15 Ethanol gasoline sales year round.  This puts 140 plus million boaters at risk because E15 is prohibited for use in recreational boats. Using E15 voids all warranties!  Advice is to “tweet” and “complain” right now to your Congressmen and Congresswoman in your district right now as most boat owners refuel at roadside gas stations knowing that marine fuel costs are “EXCESSIVE”. Please visit:  www.advocacy.boatus.com. for the web link (located in “Ethanol Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Gift Certificates available for 2019

Purchase a Gift Certificate for your “special angler” at 2018 rates as 2019 we will be going up! Give them a Memory that will last a lifetime ~ Fishing Lake Powell~ It will be the best present they open under the tree. Design your trip and we will send it to you via email and you can wrap it and put it under the tree. Ask us about our new trip on Lake Powell for 2019. Call 928-606-5829 or email findadventure@lakepowellfishing.net.

Lake Powell Savings for 2019 Fishing

Beginning 2019 our Lake Powell Fishing Rates will be increasing for full and half day rates along with additional anglers rates increasing.  We are offering our anglers our 2018 rates now to be purchased in full.  In 2019 you will call to book your fishing trip which is good through December 31, 2019.   This offer begins  October 11,2018 through December 31, 2018.  Beginning January 1, 2019 our new rates will take effect. This can be purchased also for a Gift Certificate for your Special Angler Read More +

Change in Entrance Fees for Lake Powell and National Parks April 12, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2018 Contact: Mary Plumb, 928-608-6202 (Office); 786-385-0076 (Mobile) Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Changes Entrance Fee to Address Infrastructure Needs & Improve Visitor Experience GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Arizona/Utah – The National Park Service (NPS) announced today that Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will modify its entrance fees to provide additional funding for infrastructure and maintenance needs to enhance the visitor experience. Effective June 1, 2018, the entrance fees to the park will be $30 per vehicle or $25 Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing by Wayne Gustaveson March 4, 2016 & Glen Canyon Water Levels

Lake Powell Fish Report – March 4, 2016 Lake Elevation: 3594 Water Temperature: 51-55 F By: Wayne Gustaveson March is coming in like a kitten, at least until the weekend when the temperature drops and a winter storm snows and blows. The Lake can certainly use more the moisture.  Fishing in the spring is always better during warming periods.  Here is what to expect when the next storm blows out and weather warms once more. Largemouth bass warm up and get a lot friendlier when Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Spring Forecast 2016 from Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Powell Spring Forecast 2016 Lake Powell sportfish were warm and happy when tucked in for the winter in 2015.  Shad production has been at peak levels for the past two summer seasons.  Gizzard shad dependably produce a consistent number of offspring, but in 2014 – 2015, threadfin shad, were produced in record numbers. Stripers, bass and walleye absolutely “love” threadfin shad.  The shad boom came at just the right time for an aging striper population comprised of old stripers that were worn out from Read More +

Lake Powell Entrance Fees May 2015

From Glen Canyon During the public comment period, the park received 34 formal comments. While the majority of comments supported an increase, some people felt that the originally proposed increase was too high. In response to public comments, the park modified the proposal to reduce the fee schedule and phase implementation. For the schedule of fee increase implementation, please see the table below: Entrance Fees Current Fees Effective June, 1 2015 Effective January 1, 2016 Annual Pass $30 $40 $50 Private Vehicle Entrance  $15 $20 $25 Individual Entrance $7 $10 $12 Motorcycle Entrance $10 $15 $20 Boating Permits Current Fees Effective Read More +

From Bureau of Reclamation 10-29-14

October 29, 2014   The DOI Glen Canyon Leadership Team has directed Reclamation to carry out a High Flow Experiment from Glen Canyon Dam November 10-15, 2014.  This notification describes the operations of Glen Canyon Dam in November for the days prior to, during, and after the High Flow Experiment.   Beginning on November 1, 2014, and through November 9, 2014, the releases from Glen Canyon Dam will total approximately 16,736 acre-feet per day.   Hourly and daily average releases from Glen Canyon Dam for November Read More +