Lake Havasu Fishing

Lake Havsu Fishing Report March 7, 2019

Lake level: 446.5 feet Average daytime water temp is 54 degrees. Stripers are hitting live shad and artificial baits like the Pointer 128s, green-tailed Bass Assassins & 3/4-ounce Rat-L-Traps in shad/white patterns fished around the island and mouth of the river. Best time has been predawn hours from 4 a.m. to an hour past first […]

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Redear Sunfish

5 Years After World-Record Redear Sunfish Catch, Invasive Quagga Mussels Considered a Likely Contributor to Monster Sizes of these Sunfish at Lake Havasu…..Duh!

PHOENIX — Have the redear sunfish at Lake Havasu really gone quagga crazy? Have these panfish that really can fill a pan, and are widely regarded as one of the better fish species to eat, found a surplus of invasive quagga mussels to munch? A mystery remains: Redear sunfish at Havasu have been reaching world […]

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Lake Havasu

Our Visit to Lake Havasu and London Bridge

We spent a week in Lake Havasu City, Arizona and we spent much of that time slightly confused. Let me paint a picture: You head west from Tucson and find yourself driving through the desert… desert and desert and more desert. It all looks something like this: Eventually, you stop for the night in a […]

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Lake Havasu Fishing Reports

Lake Havasu Fishing Report April 2018

The largemouth and smallmouth Bass fishing should continue to be great. This year’s electrofishing survey conducted by the Arizona Game and Fish Department and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife showed abundant bass with an adult population that should provide great fishing now and a juvenile fish population that anglers will be able to […]

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Lake Havasu Dam

Lake Havasu Fishing Report February 2018

John Galbraith of reported the average daytime water temp has been running around 54-58 degrees. The daytime striper bite is good for 2-pound class fish using cut anchovies. Those wanting to get “bit” by the bigger stripers must fish during twilight or dark hours. Vast majority of stripers have been coming fromthe mouth of […]

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Quagga Mussel

Arizona winter visitors: prepare to clean, drain and dry

PHOENIX —The Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds boaters to “clean, drain and dry” – and especially decontaminate — their watercraft and equipment before exiting waters designated as having aquatic invasive species (AIS). This reminder is especially important for out-of-town visitors who moor their boats at AIS-infected waters and are preparing to head out of […]

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