Fishing in Arizona

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Top Fishing Spots in Arizona

Woods Canyon Lake
This place offers good brown trout and rainbow trout fishing. Visitors can enjoy a picnic area with restrooms and a boat ramp.
Lake Havasu State Park
Located in Lake Havasu State Park, this lake is home to several species of fish including largemouth, smallmouth and striped bass.
Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Called one of the most scenic water recreation areas in the Valley of the Sun. This lake is home to great fishing for 12 types of fish.
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Common Catches in Arizona

Apache Trout
Apache Trout
The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.
Rainbow Trout
Rainbow Trout
The rainbow trout is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.
Flathead Catfish
Flathead Catfish
The flathead catfish is a popular food fish has an excellent flavor.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
There is no doubt that the smallmouth bass rivals the largemouth in popularity.
Brown Trout
Brown Trout
The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

Types of Fishing in Arizona

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Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is fun, relaxing and easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing today.

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Streams & Rivers

River & stream fishing means knowing where the water is moving, and how fish behave in it.

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Lakes & Ponds

Lakes and ponds are great places for fish to live. Learn where to find fish, tips and more

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