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Lake Powell Fishing Report by Wayne Gustaveson 5-06-14

Photo caption:  Dan Kennedy, Spanish Fork UT, found good crappie fishing near Bullfrog by searching the floating tumbleweeds in the backs of canyons.  Brush is out of the water until the lake comes up more so for now look for floating cover to find both crappie and largemouth bass. Finding fish in Lake Powell is always an incredible adventure. Lake Elevation: 3578 Water Temperature 59-69 F May is here and water temperature is in the 60s which means spring fishing is at its best.  Cold Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report by Wayne Gustavson 3/26/14

Photo:  Bill McBurney reported catching an 19 pound striped bass while fly fishing in the southern lake this past week. Striped bass are coming shallower in warming water making them easier to catch by trolling and casting.   Lake Powell Fishing Report March 26, 2014 Lake Elevation: 3575 Water Temperature 52-60 F The weather is warming but the changes are subtle.  On calm warm days surface temperature spikes from 50 up to 60 degrees or higher.  The cold winter water is still below so warm Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report by Wayne Gustavson 5-08-13

  Lake Powell Fish Report – May 8, 2013 Lake Elevation: 3596 Water Temperature 59-65 F By: Wayne Gustaveson One week after the spring fishing peak and fishing is still good. A lingering cold front has slowed fishing for bass slightly but stripers continue to eat bait in the southern lake. One disturbing note is that lake level is still going down making it uncertain that the lake will raise much during the normal runoff period.  There is still time but the runoff is slow Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing 3-07-13

Lake Powell Fish Report – March 7, 2013 Lake Elevation: 3600 Water Temperature 46-52 F By: Wayne Gustaveson http://www.wayneswords.com Declining lake level will have a huge impact on spring fishing.  Current lake level is now at the projected low of 3600 and it will likely decline another foot before spring runoff reverses the lake level.  That is great news for boaters using the southern lake as it will allow the construction crew currently deepening the Castle Rock Cut to remove one more foot of soil Read More +