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Lake Powell Fishing Report June 25, 2014 by Wayne Gustaveson

  Lake Elevation: 3607.25 Water Temperature 71-76 F The last fish report was not very exciting with mundane fishing results. Since then two major events occurred. First the wind quit blowing hard in the afternoons. Second the Summer Solstice on June 21 had a dramatic impact on Lake Powell as the lake started BOILING!  I suppose the striper boils were not really caused by the first day of summer.  Regardless, going fishing is now terribly exciting once more.     Slurping striper boils are seen lakewide.  Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report 10-3-12 by Waynes Words

Lake Powell Fish Report – October 3, 2012 Lake Elevation: 3620 Water Temperature 73-76 F By: Wayne Gustaveson http://www.wayneswords.com Fishing out of Wahweap is hot and cold. Fishing is super hot for the first hour of light in the morning. Toss a small profile surface lure like a Sammy or Sugoi splash toward the shoreline for fast action from smallmouth bass and juvenile striped bass.  This morning one of the hottest spots was the Stateline ramp cove.  A shad school moved under the courtesy dock 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 +