Photo Caption: Ryan Mosley, Dutch John UT, makes an annual trip to Lake Powell each spring to catch spawning crappie and bass. The exciting spawning action will last for two more weeks. Lake Powell Fish Report By: Wayne Gustaveson May 5, 2010 Lake Elevation: 3620 Water Temperature 56-66 F Fishing in May is always a unique experience. Expectations for targeting a certain fish species often go unfilled only to be replaced by an even better success. The lake begins to fill in Read More +
By: Wayne Gustaveson April 7, 2010 Lake Elevation: 3619 Water Temperature 52-56 F The first largemouth bass has been seen tidying up a nest site. That heralds the beginning of spring fishing excitement. The largemouth bass spawn during the next 4 weeks will create indelible fishing memories for those lucky enough to be fishing on those magic days when bass are visible in shallow clear water, and eager to chase anything that comes near the nest. Bass spawn every year, but this Read More +
By: Wayne Gustaveson Lake Elevation: 3619 Water Temperature 51-56 F Days are longer and weather warmer. Base water temperature taken in the morning has finally begun to increase. There is still some work to do but warm spring days are on the way. It is time to start planning spring fishing trips. If current weather conditions continue, expect largemouth bass spawning to begin sometime near the 2nd week of April, followed by crappie and smallmouth during the 3rd week. Striped bass and Read More +
Wayne Gustavson (Waynes Words) Fishing Report Richard Laycock, Cheyenne, WY March 24, 2010 Lake Elevation: 3619 Water Temp: 49-54 F Lake level has been stable for two weeks. Water temperature has risen briefly but wind today puts it right back at 51 degrees this morning. With these important variables unchanged there is no reason for fish behavior to change. That means successful fishing methods during the past two weeks will continue to work until a significant change occurs. Here is what to expect. Larger Read More +
By: Wayne Gustaveson March 17, 2010 Lake Elevation: 3619 Water Temperature 49-53 F My fishing season started yesterday. The cold blustery weather the past two weeks has kept me close to the fireplace but that has all changed now. Fair skies and warmer temperatures arrived so it was time to go fishing. Stripers did not disappoint. It looks like my high expectations for 2010 are now even higher. We found another year class of fish to add to the mix. Here Read More +
By: Wayne Gustaveson Lake Elevation: 3619 | Water Temperature: 49-51 F My optimism about great expectations for fishing success in 2010 was given a boost by the catch of a big striper on March 2nd. Dale Barsness from Duck Creek UT was casting for stripers in Navajo Canyon using a deep diving Norman DD22 lure in 20 feet of murky water. Dale and friend Bart found a school of willing 4-pound stripers and proceeded to catch fish quickly for an hour while the school was Read More +
Fish are grinning at Lake Powell. All of the little necessities for successful fish life are perfect. Photo Caption: Raquel Dibble, Perry UT, is thrilled to hook another striper out of striper boils last summer. The excitement of fishing at Lake Powell will begin in March and continue through November. Fishing in 2010 will be just about as good as it can get. Come join us. There is enough snow in the mountains to make the lake level rise just a little bit above the Read More +
Lake Powell elevation: 3620.88 Largemouth fishing is excellent. Look for sunny spots on rocks. Largemouth will rise looking for that spot. Use jigs or sinkos if not luck try swim baits.