Fishing in Arizona

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Top Fishing Spots in Arizona

Lake Havasu
Lake Havasu is a great destination for sport fishers and the entire family. The "West Coast of Arizona" is an idea wintertime fishing destination.
Dead Horse Lake
Three lagoons of great trout and largemouth bass fishing in Cottonwood, Ariz.
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. It is native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to Mexico.
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 in the U.S. Learn more about how you can identify a largemouth bass, where to catch it and what bait and lures to use.
Smallmouth Bass
Smallmouth Bass
The smallmouth bass is the second largest member of the sunfish family attaining a weight of almost 12 lb.
Brown Trout
Brown Trout
The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

Arizona Fishing Tips And Information

How to Fly Fish: A Beginner's Guide

How to Fly Fish

This unique entry among fishing methods is easy to learn. Learn how to start fly fishing.

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River Fishing Tips & Techniques

River Fishing

Get fishing tips, techniques and more to enjoy the best freshwater fishing in rivers.

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Lakes & Ponds for Freshwater Fishing

Lake & Pond Structures

Learn the importance of structures for the best freshwater fishing in lakes and ponds.

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