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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

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover September 2020

This photo from the National Park Service inspired the cover of this issue. As we remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001, she symbolizes to me the importance of remembering our history --... 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

 
 By AZGFD    Events   

AZGFD COVID-19 Updates

Editor's Note: The following information was applicable as we went to press. For updates, call (602) 942-3000, or email customerservice@azgfd.gov The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is commit... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    April 1, 2020

Get Outside!

The Japanese have a term "Shinrinyoku" that literally means "forest therapy". They know that getting outdoors soothes your soul and relaxes your mind. It is really good for kids to get outdoors and... Full story

 

Tonto National Forest Closes Developed Recreation Sites Forestwide

The Tonto National Forest will begin the orderly closure of the following developed recreation sites as early as Monday, March 23, to protect public health and safety and align with state and local... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Camping    September 1, 2019

Arizona's Top Five

These Are Recommended As Summer Temps Continue Into Fall - By Nick Walter For AZGFD Sun sweats, triple-digit fidgets, dog days - they seem to make most outdoors lovers crave cool times in the high... Full story

 

Apache Lake - Worth the Drive

Apache Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Arizona, and because the road is not paved, Apache rarely gets crowded, even in summer. Fishing can be awesome here, with largemouth and smallmouth ba... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Camping    August 1, 2019

Arizona Camping Spots

Sun sweats, triple-digit fidgets, dog days -- they seem to make most outdoors lovers crave cool times in the high country. Some of the best family camping and fishing options include waters with... Full story

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    May 1, 2019

Road Trip

Publisher's Note - Margie mentions Wide World of Maps later in this article. Wide World of Maps has maintained a mini-store at Lookout Mountain Outdoors. With the retirement of the owner of Lookout Mo... Full story

 

Arizona Lakes Arizona Pros Alamo With Greg Pishkur

Alamo has great bass, catfish, and crappie fishing. We were up there with Greg Pishkur one May and we caught a bunch of nice largemouth on Chatterbaits in the main lake. Greg also took us up into the...  Website

 

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

 
 By Margie Anderson    RVing    July 1, 2018

What To Do While The Forests Are Closed

Hopefully we will get some rain soon - and during the summer months - and the forests will re-open, but if not, there are still places you can go to enjoy the outdoors. Arizona's State Parks are super... 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

 

John And Margie Anderson - Family Fishing

When I met John (decades ago!), I had never really fished much at all. My dad took my brother and me hunting and camping all the time, and we always did a lot of target shooting, but we never really... Full story

 
 By WOT    Fishing    February 1, 2018

Cold Water Kills Tilapia

The fish shown in this picture are tilapia. These warm water fish, native to Africa, cannot tolerate cold water temperatures below 55 degrees. When lake temperatures fall below 55 degrees, then... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    January 1, 2018

Cold-Water Fishing - A PDF Could Save Your Life; Just Wear It!

Wear a life jacket when fishing from a boat in cold water - it could save your life, plus here are some good catching tips to snag a keeper this fall/winter. Nearly one-third of Arizona's boaters say... Full story

 
 By WOT    Wildlife    October 1, 2017

Arizona Wildlife Views TV Show Now Available On YouTube

From highlighting the Sonoran pronghorn recovery to an in-depth look at the making of a wildlife manager, the Arizona Wildlife Views TV show covered a diverse range of wildlife and topics in the last... 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

 

Lake Powell Report - Spring Fishing Is Now At Its Peak

Wayne's Words - http://www.wayneswords.com Surface water temperature today and for most of the week was 64 degrees.  End of report! For those who need a bit more information, here are the details:...

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    April 1, 2017

Flagstaff Man Sets 30-Year-Old Catfish State Record

A giant fish tail, dark and maybe two feet in length, curled beneath the surface of the water. Carson Pete, shore-fishing about 50 yards away, hiked to where he spotted the tail Sunday at Upper Lake... Full story

 
 By AZGFD    Fishing    February 1, 2017

South Meets South With This Bourbon-Glazed Catfish Recipe

So you've caught some line-ripping cats and taken advantage of bragging to some buddies about your Mr. Whisker's success; now try cooking for them with this great recipe. Here's an alcohol-infused cre... Full story

 

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