Category Archives: Lake Powell Info

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 Boat Ramps Summer 2021

With the low water Stateline Ramp is closed.   Wahweap Launch Ramp is open but very congested with all the traffic and I have used my 4 wheel drive with the muddy bottom. Lone Rock we hear is really muddy and you might not want to try! Antelope Point Marina is open for Launch & Retrieval only!  Open from 7-7 p.m. and cost is $40.00 Parking lots are quite full and also recommend if you are leaving a boat to secure your boat trailer with Read More +

Why use a Fishing Guide?

There is an adage in the world of fishing; “Fish where the fish are.” Finding big fish in Lake Powell, Arizona, with more than 27 million acre-feet of water to explore, is a big challenge even for an experienced angler.

Antelope Point Marina News – Lake Powell

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2020 Contacts: General Park Information: 928-608-6200 Media Inquiries: Amanda Hammond, 928-614-8848 (mobile), amanda_hammond@nps.gov Water Levels Trigger Antelope Point Ramp Closure PAGE, Ariz. – Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will close the Antelope Point public launch ramp to motorized vessels Oct. 23 at 8 a.m. due to seasonal fluctuations in water level at Lake Powell. The ramp will remain open to the public for paddle sports and launching, retrieving, loading and unloading non-motorized watercraft. According to Michelle Kerns, Deputy Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing 9-14-2020 by Capt. Bill McBurney

Lake Powell Elevation:  3598.09 Water Temp: 74 degrees Nice Catch Fish 9-12-2020 All species are doing better with the cooler 74′ degree weather vs. th 88′ degree temps this summer.   We are catching fat healthy these past few weeks trolling deep and running X2 bombers. When crossing a submerged school in the holding pattern then we chum and fish anchovies.   The op water bite for bass is early ,light and good till the rising sun hits the water and then concentrate on shaded canyons. Read More +

Lake Powell Fall Fly Fishing 8-23-2020 by Capt. Bill

Lake Powell Fall Fishing Projection 8-23-2020 By Capt. Bill   Current Lake Elevation: 3601.6 Water Temp:  80-81 Dear Anglers, It’s all built on rumor of science, past experience of self and other and assuming and that leaves us with “HOPE” to a terrific top water fishing experience.  I am also stated that the other methods Lake Fly Fishing, Trolling, Sight Fishing and just maybe some schools will be taking bait. Now what is needed to kick start all these possibilities is for the heat wave Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report August 9, 2020

  Lake Powell Elevation: 3604.66 Water Temp: 80 degrees There been a surge in habits to feeding that is really different. This year with the warmer water, early morning trolling on shaded points and long cliff walls has produced stripers in excess of 5 lbs with some lost lunkers thrown into the mix at times. Also some guides are still catching fat fish on their secluded spots. on 40-70′ deep. It is not impossible to catch a few on the fly rod as well if Read More +