April 2021 tips

Spring 2021 Fishing Conditions for Lake Powell 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 to be keep fir clients for a quality eating experience.  The others need to heal or fall into the food chain naturally. 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 +

Lake Powell Spring Fishing recommendations by Capt. Bill

Fishing Lake Powell 2021 – Capt. Bill McBurney With low water expectations on Lake Powell this year, we will no longer have our “cut” to use for sometime.  This will increase our travel time to get “on fish”.  For anyone wanting a 1/2 day trip, I highly recommend 5 hours instead which is a new rate of $575.00 for 1-2 anglers, to have travel time included. This year one of our rides up Lake Powell will be on a 4 Stroke Center Console Polar Boat Read More +

2020 Christmas Special – discount 10% on gift certificates

Gift Certificate for a 4 hour Guided Fishing Trip on Beautiful Lake Powell, AZ. Good for trips booked in 2021 & 2022. Limited Time Offer Normal Rate is $475 for half day (4 hours, 1-2 anglers); for a limited time you can buy a Lake Powell Adventure Gift Certificate for an Amazing Bargain rate! You can BUY NOW For parties of more than two, please call 928.606.5829 and mention code “GiftCert 2020” OR use our Contact form and put the code in the comment area. 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 Report October 11, 2020 by Capt. Bill

Some recent photos of some great anglers and my guy yesterday “flyfishing”. Smallmouth and largemouth and sunrise and dusk both top water and Yamamoto dark brown and orange grubs on 1/4 oz. Yamamoto jig heads. Stripers are plentiful but can be contrary to a daily winning catch rate on the end of the Lake Powell. There are bait schools everywhere and we are catching some early morning by trolling deep divers shad in purple backs and natural. Some mornings allot of fish hook ups and 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 +