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By Wayne Gustaveson 

Lake Powell Fishing

Spring Fishing Is At Its Best


AN ADVENTURE -- Dan Kennedy, Spanish Fork, Utah, 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.

May is here and water temperature is in the 60s which means spring fishing is at its best. Cold fronts will still slow down catching for a day or two but on most days fishing will be excellent.

Here is the room service menu for spring fishing in order of availability.

Striped Bass

Bait fishing along the canyon walls is good in the normal spots. Spots close to the marinas will provide good catches for those looking for a good, close fishing trip. But, the results are sometimes long awaited and time spent at the Dam or on Moki Wall could actually have been more productive in another spot.

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