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Lake Powell Fishing by Wayne Gustaveson 10-8-14

Photo:  Striped bass caught now are as healthy as they have ever been due to a bumper crop of shad.  Stripers are selecting threadfin shad in the main channel and saving gizzard shad next to shore until later in the year.  Fishing is challenging in these high forage conditions but very rewarding when catching these beautiful prime young fish. Lake Powell Fishing Report October 8, 2014 Lake Elevation: 3606 Water Temperature 72-74 F By: Wayne Gustaveson October is hunting season.  It’s time to put on Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report by Wayne Gustaveson

    Lake Powell Fishing Report July 23, 2014 Lake Elevation: 3608 Water Temperature 77-85 F Photo: Jaxson Jones, Phoenix AZ, helped his dad manhandle this big striper caught trolling in Padre Bay. Stripers are boiling in the northern lake but trolling 20-25 feet deep works better on the south end. Big news began pouring in on July 25th.  Stripers were boiling in the northern Lake from Good Hope Bay to White Canyon.  As the week progressed more reports followed.  Stripers were seen feeding on Read More +

Lake Powell Fishing Report 3-31-14 by Wayne Gustaveson

March 31, 2014 Lake Elevation: 3575 Water Temperature 51-55 F By: Wayne Gustaveson   Here is a quick early report as I am going to be gone the rest of the week. Stripers continue to be the most readily caught fish in the lake.  Some walleye, bass and crappie have been taken but not in large numbers.  Catching these other species will improve with warming but cold nights and windy afternoons are keeping the lake temperature down.  So until we have more warm calm days 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 +