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Arizona Angler Knows Patagonia Lake So Well

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Patagonia Lake is a small reservoir about an hour south of Tucson. Formed by damming Sonoita Creek, this beautiful little lake offers good crappie, catfish, and bass fishing in Southern Arizona. The terrain around Patagonia is very different from the deserts surrounding the central Arizona lakes. Patagonia is at an elevation of 3,750 feet, and the surrounding country is grassy hills and scrub oak and juniper.

Dan Marzano Takes Us To Patagonia

Patagonia looks more like a midwestern lake than an Arizona lake–thick reeds and cattails line much of the shore, and weedbeds are thick in the shallower areas. Coues deer, javelina, wild burros, and many different kinds of birds can often be spotted on the hills around the lake. Also, fishing Patagonia is a little different from fishing a desert reservoir. ...


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