Location

AZ
United States
33° 34' 41.8836" N, 111° 15' 38.178" W

Fishing Reports

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Average: 3 (1 vote)

Lake elevation is 1,908 feet (93-percent full). Bass fishing is good. You might also find bass chasing shad at the surface, especially at first light. Try working the major points using soft plastic crayfish like lures worked along the bottom. Crankbaits can also work well at times.

A few good sized smallies are being caught -- please practice catch-and-release on these fish, which are in the comeback mode.

Walleye fishing should be decent at first and last light using nightcrawler rigs, or jigs tipped with worm.

Apache is also full of some really nice yellow bass. Try gold KastMasters or yellow/gold Rooster Tails.

Catfishing should be good. Carp fishing is very good. You might even catch one of the monster buffalo fish.

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)

Lake elevation is 1,908 feet (93-percent full). Bass fishing is good. You might also find bass chasing shad at the surface, especially at first light. Try working the major points using soft plastic crayfish like lures worked along the bottom. Crankbaits can also work well at times.

A few good sized smallies are being caught -- please practice catch-and-release on these fish, which are in the comeback mode.

Walleye fishing should be decent at first and last light using nightcrawler rigs, or jigs tipped with worm.

Apache is also full of some really nice yellow bass. Try gold KastMasters or yellow/gold Rooster Tails.

Catfishing should be good. Carp fishing is very good. You might even catch one of the monster buffalo fish.

3
Average: 3 (1 vote)

APACHE LAKE - Lake elevation is 1,907 feet (92-percent full). As with the other desert lakes, you can expect to find largemouth bass in pre-spawn, spawn and post-spawn modes right now. Haven't heard anything on the smallmouth bass front recently.

Some anglers have done well catching largemouth bass, with some decent smallmouth bass as well. Please practice catch-and-release on spawners, especially smallmouth bass, to help this lake on the comeback trail.

This can be a great month for walleye. Walleye are light sensitive, so try at first and last light. Worm rigs can work, but another strategy is to tip any of your lures with pieces of night crawler, even while fishing for bass, and you might also get a walleye surprise.

Apache is also full of some really nice yellow bass. Try gold KastMasters or yellow/gold Rooster Tails.

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