The marvelous Lake Powell sits surrounding Utah and Arizona, covering over 200 square miles with 1900 miles of coastline. Towering red rock cliffs and twisting canyons use limitless chances for that desirable catch no matter if you’re an experienced angler or an amateur. With a typical depth of 130 feet, these clear waters boast amazing fishing conditions throughout the year.
Striped bass, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, channel catfish, crappie and bluegill prevail catches. Brown trout, rainbow trout and carp are likewise discovered in the location. The following are the most saught after catches in Lake Powell and suggestions to increase your opportunities:.
Smallmouth fishing is excellent all year however the very best time remains in April, September or October when water is cooler. Fishing limitation is 20.
Largemouth fishing is likewise excellent all year, discovered in deep waters. Fishing limitation is 5.
Best in summer season. No fishing limitation.
Usage cut dead anchovies when shad are not readily available, however when shad are plentiful after generating triggering “boils” (a surface area feeding craze) in between July-October utilize a shad mimicing lure. Cast surface area lures in the summer season striper boils; striper tend to go deeper in the fall and winter season. The typical striper is in between 3-4 pounds. Put them on ice right away and filet ASAP.
Prize Striper are consistantly discovered in water that has to do with 64 degrees, and in depths of 60-90 feet. They feed in the evening, however the very best possibility to capture them remains in the very first early morning light as they tend to be most active about 45 minutes prior to the dawn. Giant with down riggers and entire anchovies. Mid-April to mid-June are the very best chances for daytime catches as spawning draws them to the surface area.
Best in May or June. No fishing limitation.
Usage bottom bouncing rigs with live bait such as nightcrawlers or a shad immitating minnow lure, anything that swims or turns. Walleye do not chase their victim however wait up until they remain in variety prior to they strike. Constant bottom contact is extremely essential. Walleye are light delicate so giant near to cliff walls; low light or in the shade is best.
Finest in between June-October. No fishing limitation.
Capture these people from the convenience of your houseboat’s back patio in the summer season when they tend to be in shallow sandy beach locations. Sink baits, anchovies and table scraps (like a piece of hotdog) work best. Utilize a carolina or drop shot rig with a light-weight bait in 5-15 feet of water. The biggest Catfish remain in streaming water however are scrappy, the much better tasting fish are captured in the summer..
Excellent summer season fishing.
Discover them in shallow locations with brush or weeds in the spring, however as deep as 20-30 feet. Crickets are chosen bait, little red worms or crayfish are likewise recommended. Utilize a Micro jig (1/32 to 1/100) that mimic healthy food and which are little adequate to hook and hold these fish as they are normally lightweight. You’ll wish to utilize a slip bobber (a bobber with a hole through the center).
The Waynes Words site is an amazing source for fishing at Lake Powell, with fishing reports, suggestions, and a wealth of understanding about the location. See present fishing reports here: Lake Powell Fishing Report
Make certain to get a fishing license online prior to your arrival. A Utah state fishing license is needed and will permit you to fish anywhere on Lake Powell, consisting of Arizona waters. Get a fishing license here: Utah State Fishing License It is likewise suggested that you acquaint yourself with all policies consisting of fishing limitations: NPS Regulations Or, if you choose an assisted service, click on this link:Glen Canyon Guided Services
Fishing devices, take on and bait are not readily available for lease at the marinas however are readily available for purchase in Page, AZ or at Wahweap or Bullfrog’s marina shops.
See the following post for how to prepare what you have actually captured, dishes sure to surprise and pleasure:How to Cook That Thing on Your Hook
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