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AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Brett Hite, Bartlett Lake

Bass Pro Brett Hite has won over $1.6 million fishing tournaments. We got to go out with him on Bartlett a couple of years ago, and he gave us some great fall fishing tips. He's a cool guy. Keep It... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report

The warm blanket of water was ripped off the surface by an unprecedented cold blast from the north. At press time, daily air temperature has been in the 100s, with low air temperature in the 80s. The... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report September 2020

We began the weekly fish-sampling trip with a quick run to Warm Creek before the sun cleared the horizon. Last week we found quick boils and caught stripers on surface lures and spoons. This week was... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report June 24, 2020

Lake Powell water temperature in the morning remains at 72F. It will get warmer but now the wind is still mixing the warm surface layers with cool deep layers of water. The lake remains very busy... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fishing Report June 2020

Lake Powell is now back to normal and open for fishing, recreating and camping 24 hours per day. Smallmouth Bass fishing has been incredible with a consistent catch of 40 fish or better each day. Most... Full story

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    May 1, 2020

Columbia River Scheduled To Open

Columbia River scheduled to open for spring Chinook on select days beginning May 5 OLYMPIA – The Columbia River spring Chinook fishery is scheduled to open for four days through mid-May, state... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Boating    May 1, 2020
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Foot-Propulsion Kayaks

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (May 4, 2020) - Whether you're talking the expansive rivers of the Dakotas, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, or the reservoirs and rivers of Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee, Arkansas... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report May 2020

I was lucky enough to get out on the lake when it opened to locals last month. Lake Powell bass were spunky, bold and ready to chase or eat anything in the tackle box. I started with a simple... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Matt Shura, Saguaro Lake

Nitro and Bass Pro Shops pro Matt Shura has been fishing bass tournaments since he was just a kid, and in fact, he held the state record for largemouth bass for some time a few years back. If you go t... Full story

 

AZ Lakes, AZ Pros: Dylan Maxon At Bartlett Lake

This is a huge year for Dylan with tournaments and marriage ahead. We wish him well. February can be a tough month at Bartlett. The water isn't warm yet, but it's coming, and a degree or two a day... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

This will be the last regular fish report from Lake Powell this year. We have been fall sampling, and when we finish sampling, there will be reports to update everyone about what the fish are up to... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

Lake Powell weather is delightful with a warm, calm autumn weather. Air temperature is holding in the mid 70s during the day and in the 50s at night. Water temperature is holding in the mid 60s, which... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report: 8/28/19

Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing. As I returned from vacation, we had an assignment to catch 60 striped bass for the annual disease re-certification, to ensure that Lake... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

We went to Bullfrog recently to complete a work assignment, which was to collect 200 surface-feeding striped bass. These captured fish are destined to be brood fish used to create hybrid stripers. We... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report

Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing. The snow and rain continue providing the moisture, and eventually the runoff, needed to allow the lake to rise back to the levels that... Full story

 
 By WOT    Fishing    April 1, 2019

Rattlebait

Most Versatile Rattlebait Ever? LIVETARGET®'s Golden Shiner Rattlebaits Are A Multi-Species Phenom Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (April 24, 2019) - Veteran freshwater anglers know how important it is... Full story

 
 By WDFW    Fishing    April 1, 2019

Columbia River Chinook Opening

Third weekend opening planned for Columbia River spring chinook fishery below Bonneville Dam OLYMPIA – For the third weekend in a row, a section of the lower Columbia River will reopen for two days... Full story

 

Late Fall Lake Powell Fish Report - Gustaveson Signs Off For 2018

We have finished fishing with gill nets at Good Hope Bay and Rincon. Therefore, this will be the last regular weekly report for 2018. Each year we do gill net studies to document changes in fish... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report - Spoon Up Some Stripers

At press time, Lake Powell was continuing to drop about one foot per week. The Castle Rock Cut should be passable for another two months. It was recently announced that a High Flow Experiment (HFE) wi... Full story

 

Lake Powell Report - Wayne Gustaveson

Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing. Welcome back to the weekly fish reports from Lake Powell - 2017 was a banner year with high water levels that covered shoreline vegetation... Full story

 
 By WOT    Shooting Sports    March 1, 2018

Don McDowell

Don McDowell, Arizona native, is an avid outdoorsman and has been an active bass pro fisherman for over 16 years and in the past 15 years has developed his own radio show promoting bass fishing and... Full story

 

Lake Powell Fish Report

'Quality of life is measured by amount of time spent fishing.' In the last fish report we reported stripers and shad holding in the 15-30 foot depth range but suspected that colder weather would force... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - Fishing Tournaments Temporarily Suspended On Apache, Canyon And Saguaro Lakes

PHOENIX -- To protect large fish that are targeted by tournament anglers, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has requested that the USDA Forest Service temporarily suspend angler tournaments from Ap... Full story

 
 By AZBW    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - On Fish

Warming nighttime temperatures play a big part in regulating lake water temperatures. Already in our beautiful desert impoundments, water temperatures have popped into the magical upper-60s,... Full story

 
 By WOT    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Arizona - Fishing Tournaments Temporarily Suspended On Apache, Canyon And Saguaro Lakes

To protect large fish that are targeted by tournament anglers, the Arizona Game and Fish Department has requested that the USDA Forest Service temporarily suspend angler tournaments from Apache,... Full story

 

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