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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.
Photo: Ryan Mosley and Lowell Marthe, Dutch John UT, caught a mixed bag of species while fishing Lake Powell. Here they hold stripers and walleye but they also caught crappie and smallmouth in abundance. It has been that kind of year at the lake and fishing continues to be excellent for all species. In addition, striper fishing has just improved dramatically this past week. Lake Powell Fish Report – May 15, 2012 Lake Elevation: 3636 Water Temperature 65-72 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Forgive Read More +
Photo Caption: Autumn and dad Dave McQuitty caught a 5-lb Striper trolling with a deep diving white bomber near mud line at Hite. Stripers are fat and healthy but the big news is about large and smallmouth bass moving into the shallows to spawn. Lake Powell Fish Report – April 18, 2012 Lake Elevation: 3635 Water Temperature 55-65 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Bass Return to Beds It is the third week of April and true to form bass are returning to the shallows to Read More +
Photo: Debi Cross, Greenehaven AZ, with her personal best largemouth bass of 6-pounds caught in Lake Powell’s San Juan arm. Big bass are preparing to spawn this week. Lake Elevation: 3635 Water Temperature 52-60 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Bass are moving up to Spawn Water temperature is still a cool 52 F in the early morning. But on calm sunny days water temperature escalates to over 60 degrees in the shallows by late afternoon. Weather is expected to be calm and sunny for the weekend. Read More +
Photo caption: Brian Hammond, Page, AZ, caught a brown trout in Padre Bay. The bigger surprise is that more brown trout and a rainbow have been recently caught. Looks like bunch of trout were washed downstream last year with the big flood. It will be a very interesting year to fish at Lake Powell. Lake Powell Fish Report – March 21, 2012 Lake Elevation: 3635 Water Temperature 50-57 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Imagine my surprise when checking the water level to find out that Read More +
5lb Walleyes – Lake Powell Lake Powell Fish Report – February 29, 2012 Lake Elevation: 3635 Water Temperature 48-53 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Spring Fishing Begins The water is cold and fish are fussy but some really nice stripers, walleye and bass are being caught. The first fish of spring are fat and healthy. It looks like game fish have wintered well and show signs of producing a bumper crop of trophy individuals in March and April. If you can’t wait for warmer Read More +