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 +

Lake Powell Fishing Report June 1, 2020

Lake Powell Elevation:  3605.05 Water Temp:  78.8   Smallmouth are the dominate species right now on Yamat tubes in perssimmon, chartreuse and light crawfish colors 1/8 oz and 1/4 oz Yamamoto jig weights.  Water is rising fast now and the fish are not always tight to the shoreline, so fish further out from the rocky points to target the full body of water to submerged structures. Stripers – Some small males will be caught while targeting smallmouth on points but bait fishing is slow with Read More +

Lake Powell News May 13, 2020

  Ambassador Guides Lake Powell Striper Fishing is returning to full time Fishing 7 days a week beginning May 15, 2020.  We are excited to have our customers back and enjoy a “safe” angling day with us. See you on Lake Powell                                                                      Capt. Bill

Lake Powell Fishing Update 5-12-2020

    What’s Up with the Stripers?????   Answer? No one really knows. A probable theory might be they have ben gluttening on bigger gizzard shad all last year and through the winter as well and stripers have a tendency to set out a few months and live their their “fat” build up from gorging. If a hunger moment happens, there is an abundance of shad nearby to put them back to full satisfaction mode. We can find them, mark their depths and chum them Read More +

Lake Powell Experience by Captain Bill McBurney

How to get the best value for your experience on majestic Lake Powell today?  With the some services forced to closed like Slot Canyons with 100’s of vistors coming and going or largeboat tours with 50-100 people on board?  It’s here with Ambassador Guides Lake Powell Experience. Your best 0ption and safest is to book a Charter Fishing Boat for the day just for you and your family or friends.  We are currently taking bookings for Friday/Saturday/Sunday Guided tours with Wahweap Boat ramp opening begining Read More +