Location

AZ
United States
33° 53' 18.654" N, 112° 16' 48.9828" W
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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 81-90 F Water Temp: 61-70 F Clarity: Clear 1 fish caught

Professional Fishing Guide Mike Strole, "The Fish Whisperer" Reporting on the "Lake Pleasant Striper Bite".

Striper fishing on Lake Pleasant continues to improve. Surface water temperatures ar approaching the 70 degree mark. Cut anchovies, live shad, swimbaits, suspending jerkbaits are all producing fish. Fish were caught from depths up to 80 feet. The pictures represent my most recent clients. Some of which had never fished for Striper before. You can see by their smiles that they had a great time. So get in on the fun and give us a call today, at AZ Great Adventure Fishing (602-370-8058.

CatchSpeciesLure / BaitBrandWeight (lb)Length (in)
1Striped Bass (Striper)
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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 61-70 F

It’s been a while but I thought I would give a report on how the striper fishing has been at Lake Pleasant.  We are for sure in the winter bite right now. Most anglers are only catching 2-10 striper on average with the bite being reported as slow to moderate. The good news is over the last week the outside temperatures have been warming up. This is great news because the bite is slowly starting to pick up as well. I’m even getting reports from some anglers in the last 2-3 days of 30-50 fish being caught on a day trip.  The bite seems to be best from 1 p.m. to sunset in the northern coves.  The water temperature has even increased from 53 degrees 3 weeks ago to 58 degrees now in some areas.

The best method that is producing fish is using a drop shot using frozen anchovies. Most anglers are fishing 70-80 feet deep. Some anglers have has good results casting or trolling A-Rigs very slowly in the back coves.  As the water temps continue to rise over time and we get closer to spring. The bite should pick up.  This weather provides wonderful comfortable temperatures for the whole family to be on the water, and to explore Arizona lakes. For anybody who is passionate about striper fishing in Arizona please feel free to check out our group on Facebook under Arizona Striper Fishing!

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Average: 3 (1 vote)
Weather: Sunny Air Temperature: 81-90 F Water Temp: 61-70 F Clarity: Clear

Professional Fishing Guide, Mike Strole, "The Fish Whisperer"  of AZ Great Adventure Fishing Professional Fishing Guide Service. azgreatadventurefishing.com  The weather was beautiful, afternoon temperatures reached 80 degrees. Surface water temperature on the main lake reached 60 degress during the afternoon. Surface water temperature in the northern coves reached 63 degrees in the afternoon. Striper bite was good on cut anchovies fished on modifified drop shot rig between 60 and 80 feet deep, 5 inch swim bait bite was also good produced Striper action when fished in the northern coves during the afternoon. We also caught a really nice Largemouth using a Kastmaster, blue and silver 1/2 ounce spoon. She was full of eggs and ready to spawn so we released her back into the lake. To book your trip, contact Mike at azgreatadventurefishing.com or give him a call at 602-370-8058.

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