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Lake Powell Fishing Report January 20, 2020 by Capt. Bill

Got out on the Pond (Lake Powell) yesterday to check out the boat and fly-fish and some trolling to test the bite and current water temps (47 degrees).  Caught my first ever Gizzard Shad on a Stripped Clauser Minnow Fly as I was graphing schools of fish in 23’ of water in the back of Warm Creek.  I snagged this one and they are a good fighter like their body design would indicate.  I would put them on par with a Trigger fish.  I was Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report by Ambassador Guides 5-14-17

Lake Powell Elevation : 3608.45 Water Temp:  67 degrees Small mouth stripers and few good walley these last few weeks are very hungary.  The quality stripers are out there and move around so it’s a hunt to various locations hunting those fish (too many fish in the striper pool). Ambassador will not not keep poor underweight fish just the good ones for the best “table fare” for those who want to keep.  I have been fly fishing, spin fishing and trolling and some bait!. It’s Read More +

Lake Powell 3-10-13

Lake Powell is celebrating its 50th birthday and the timing for anglers couldn’t be better.  Lake Powell fishing expert and fish biologist Wayne Gustaveson says the spring and summer of 2013 are shaping up to make for a banner year for catchers and consumers of Bass, Stripers, and Walleye. Gustaveson says the combination of a high water year at Lake Powell in 2011, followed by a relatively low level year with plenty of shad has set the stage for ample catches from both vessel and Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report 3-4-13

Fishing in Chains at Lake Powell Predicted to be ‘Best in a Decade’ Anglers probably won’t want to ‘hold the anchovies’ when casting from the Chains Recreation Area this spring, unless it’s just for a moment before tossing them in the water as chum.  Utah Division of Wildlife biologist and Lake Powell fishing expert Wayne Gustaveson is predicting the most stellar fishing in the Chains Area near Glen Canyon Dam and Wahweap in over a decade.  Gustaveson says Lake Powell’s relatively low level means formerly Read More +