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Fall Fishing Continues submitted (10/21/2014 11:04 pm)
The weather and water temperatures are dropping and the fishing is heating up! Lots of big fish are being caught right now. Be sure to get your trips booked and get out on the water with the Arizona Fishing Guides. Gift Certificates are available!

Saguaro Lake: Wow, this lake is doing great right now. The big fish are definitely in feeding mode. Early in the morning throw your favorite top water baits around points and in the shallow water where you have access to deep water close by. As the sun comes up keep you eye on the graphs and when you see the bait fish start throwing spoons into the bait fish. As mentioned in the last report, the swimbait bite is working and it continues. The key is to throw the small swimbaits in the areas where you see the bait fish. This will entice the suspended fish to bite. If you prefer to flip creature type baits, have at it. Target the cliff walls and be ready to set the hook.

Apache Lake: Good numbers and quality fish continue to be caught. Throw a buzzbait early targeting the points and areas with deep water close by. Remember, bass love to chase bait fish up into the shallows. Another good bite, is a jerkbait, both soft and hard jerkbaits are getting it done. Since the fish are in feeding mode - donít forget the swimbaits.

Roosevelt: This lake is continuing to bounce back. Plenty of fish are being caught on topwater early and periodically throughout the day. Similar to Apache, the jerkbait bite is producing. Target the shallow water in the morning then move out a little deeper as the sun continues to come up.

Bartlett: If you want to get out and catch a lot of fish, this is the lake. Perfect place to take the kids to keep them interested. Tie on your favorite topwater and spinnerbait early and hang on. Lots of quality Bartlett bass are being caught. This is another lake that is producing on the jerkbaits. Target the coves and points.

Pleasant: Want to catch stripers? The shad boils are in full swing. Keep your favorite top water bait handy and throw it around the shad boils. Largemouth and Stripers are chasing the shad. If you are fishing around trees and timber, throw a buzzbait. Donít be afraid to bump it off the trees. As the day warms up boils will start to slow down and when they do, start throwing a spoon. Look for the balls of bait fish and drop the spoon into them.

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Arizona Fishing Guides Report: Fall Fishing is Here! submitted (9/30/2014 9:27 pm)
The Fall Fishing season is here and the fish know it is time to start feeding up.

Now is the perfect time to get your trip booked and get out and enjoy the great Arizona lakes and quality fishing with The Arizona Fishing Guides!

Saguaro: The early morning top water bite is picking up. Once surface activity slows use your graphs to find the balls of bait fish. Once you see them cast your baits around the bait fish and hold on as where you see the bait fish you will find some quality suspended Bass.

Canyon: The fish clearly are in full fall feeding mode! They are chasing the bait fish throughout the entire day and that means....small swimbaits and your favorite top water bait all day long.

Bartlett: Fishing is good with lots of fish chasing bait fish. Match the hatch and throw shad colored worms on a drop shot or throw nickel /chrome spoons around the points.

Pleasant: The striper and largemouth bite is going well. Spoons and swimbaits are working for both stripers and largemouth. Quality Pleasant largemouth are being caught on a buzz bait. Donít be afraid to throw it all day long. If you haven't seen, our guide Jason caught a giant 28lb striper out at Pleasant. Want to shoot for a giant striper? Give us a call and book a Pleasant trip.

Roosevelt: It is great to see this lake in full fall swing. Fish are up in the shallows and suspended over deep water. Top water and other reaction baits are getting the job done.

Apache: Early in the morning those aggressive smallmouth bass are out chasing bait with a lot of largemouth. Target the points early and the steep banks as the day goes on.

With the great Fall Fishing here we are making Ultimate Fishing Adventure Gift Certificates available again. Be sure to contact us from the site or give us a call to learn how to order one.

Arizona Fishing Guides report submitted (8/16/2014 3:09 pm)
we are nearing the end of summer and the fishing is getting better and better.

Saguaro Lake remains to be one of my favorite lakes in the state. You can catch them on some top water baits and also when the sun comes up slow down and use a drop shot or a light Carolina rig.


Bartlett lake is still fun and producing some good numbers of fish the water has stabilized form all the water they were putting in it and the fish seem to be settling in and starting to eat a little more. Use some crank baits and top water here in the early mornings and early evenings. The middle of the day slow down and use jigs and a drop shot for the slower bites..

Roosevelt lake is starting to show some sign of life again and is soon to one of the best fisheries again in the state.


Apache lake is really doing well this time of year the early mornings and evenings are the best with good numbers and good size fish.. Reaction early then slow down with the plastics on the end of flats. Look for fish chasing bait and cast into them immediately for the best luck..


Lake pleasant is really producing the numbers of stripers during the night under lights with live bait or anchovies if that is the way you like to fish have fun.. If the reaction bite is more your style start early and look for the fish chasing the shad around bring some binoculars and keep your eyes open..

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