Tag Archives: Fly Fishing Lake Powell

Lake Powell Fishing Report from Wayne’s Words March 8, 2017

  Bass fishing is getting much better with warming weather.  Daniel and Matthew Bishop went fishing with grandpa Dan Bishop form Page  AZ.  Daniel caught this 3- pound largemouth in Navajo Canyon and has bragging rights over his brother and grandpa.   Lake Powell Fish Report – March 8, 2017 Lake Elevation: 3594 Water Temperature: 49-54 F     Walleye and Largemouth Fishing Begins Springtime for Lake Powell fish effectively arrives today.  Air temperature at Lake Powell will climb into the 60s today and soar Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Forecast Fishing Report – Capt. Bill 2-7-15

Ron Larson’s “Vistas & Visions of the Colorado Plateau” tonight @ the Powell Museum, reception 6p-8p. Don’t miss the grand opening @ 6 N. Lake Powell Blvd Lake Powell Elevation: 3593.31 Stripers on long range full day trips are best bet this early spring. Jig-Troll-Spin-Fly. With warmer winter we should see our fishing bust out strong this spring. This week temps in he 60’s.   Map of projected spawning this Spring: http://fishing.scout.com/story/1494392-when-do-largemouths-spawn-on-your-waters?s=197&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=CPC&utm_term=WHEN+DO+LARGEMOUTHS+SPAWN+ON+YOUR+WATERS%3F&utm_campaign=Fishing+Marketing Glen Canyon Report: This notification confirms that the release volume from Glen Canyon Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report by Wayne Gustaveson 8-20-14

For some unknown reason on certain days one lure will work better than another. On this trip the Bomber Flat A in shad color worked the best. This lure is pictured here so you can see the colors,,,,and the fish. Lake Powell Fishing Report August 20, 2014 Lake Elevation: 3607 Water Temperature 78-83 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Lake Powell fish are getting fatter. That is a good thing coming off a difficult year with low water and very little brushy habitat. Our studies show that Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing by Wayne Gustaveson July 9, 2014

Photo caption: Weston Gleave from Bountiful UT, enjoyed a striper fishing trip with his father to Lake Powell. shortly after returning from military service. Memories from successful fishing trips where parents share these experiences wit…h their children will never be forgotten. It is time to take a kid fishing. July 9, 2014 Lake Elevation: 3609 Water Temperature 75-80 F By: Wayne Gustaveson Lake Powell has topped out at 3609 MSL after rising 35 feet this year. That means Castle Rock Cut is 27 feet deep Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report 4-14-13

  Fishing remains good this past weekend. Bigger stripers are on the feed and you can graph schools of bait fish close by when stripers are fat.  5-6 lb fish are the norm and fly fishing over chum is promising in the Main Channel on Lake Powell holding fish on points and shelves bordering deep water 300-400 ft. plus. Key to getting the bigger fish is to keep one line down below the feeding fish school for that possible “big strike for a 10lb plus”.    Wind will be Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report 4-4-13

  Stripers on the Fly or on bait are in the Zone for Lake Powell Fishing right now.  There are 1,000’s of fish at the dam and intake for the bait angler, but fish are marginal weight wise.  For fatter fish try chumming in the 60′ range toward the backs of most Canyons. Last Chance and Rock Creek are Top Spots without pressure…Water will be holding at 60 degrees this coming week so striped bass on Lake Powell will be looking to nest around short Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report

Current water temps:  62 degrees Lake Powell Elevation:  3619.04 Still catching fish….see our Facebook Page (lakepowellfishing)    for recent videos this week.  Fish are moving deeper with cooler temps on the way.  This weekend a storm will move in.  Supposed to warm back up so will see what we can find.  Often times, November will produce some very good fishing.  Also Gift Certificates now available for Xmas for your Special Angler.  Let us design a quality trip for you.  Your gift will be good for 1 Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing 9-30-12

Leanne from CO 9-27-12 Lake Powell Elevation:  3621.62 Water Temp:  72 in a.m. and high of 76 in p.m. Fly Fishing  chumming Florida Style for the fly fisherman is excellent right now for small stripers 1-3 lbs.  A few lunkers on the 250-300 grain sink tip in the 30ft. range if y ou can get by the “smallies”.  If you are an avid fly fishermen right now is the time to get to Lake Powell.  Yesterday’s angler caught some excellent fish on the fly rod. Conventional Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report 9-11-12 by Wayne Gustavson (Wayne’s Words)

Denny Fly Fishing with Ambassador Guides 9-10-12  The Dahlman Group 9-07-12 Fishing with Ambassador Guides Paul & Mitch at the Cleaning Station Fishing with Ambassador 9-08-12 Lake Powell Fish Report – September 11, 2012 Lake Elevation: 3622 Water Temperature 77-80 F By: Wayne Gustaveson http://www.wayneswords.com Good fishing success we have enjoyed for a while continues and is perhaps even better than last week. The main factor is falling lake level. Shad have been hiding in the brush line surrounding the lake all summer long. Now Read More +

Bill’s Corner 4-22-12

Tips for Fly Rod Fishing at Lake Powell   When trolling for stripers and everything is dialed in like the fish position on the fish finder, wind speed and fish taking the trolled bait, mark that position on the shore line.  Immediately then wind drift back over that area with a fly rod and a full sink line and any shad type fly.  Use a fast retrieve back to the boat.  It is worth several  passes before you resume trolling for the next school of Read More +