Arizona Lakes

Lake Pleasant Paddlers Explore Area With Ranger Arizona paddlers have a real friend in Terry Gerber, the ranger for Lake Pleasant Park. He is a tri-athlete and a paddle racer.

Apache Lake 
Apache Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Arizona, and because the road is not paved, Apache rarely gets crowded, even in summer. Fishing can be awesome here, with largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleye, trout, yellow bass, catfish, carp, sunfish and crappies all represented.

Lake Patagonia
Patagonia Lake in southeastern Arizona is one of the best fishing lakes in the state. Largemouth bass, crappie, sunfish and catfish are all good, and rainbow trout are stocked in winter.

Lake Pleasant Fishing Improves 
Thousands of anglers who enjoy fishing at Lake Pleasant may be in for a treat, thanks to an ongoing Arizona Game and Fish Department study.

Lake Pleasant Fishing may improve
Thousands of anglers who enjoy fishing at Lake Pleasant may be in for a treat, thanks to an ongoing Arizona Game and Fish Department study.

Martinez Lake
Martinez Lake is typical of the southern Colorado River Lakes. Reedy and shallow, it still holds plenty of fish of all different species. You can have fun at Martinez even if you donít fish, but if you do like to fish you can go after bass, crappie, catfish (channels and flatheads), carp, tilapia, sunfish, stripers, and even bullfrogs.

Juniors Sail On Tempe Town Lake
SAILORS' SECRET -- One of the best kept secrets in the Valley is the Arizona Sailing Foundation's (ASF) Junior Sailing Program. Located on Tempe Town Lake, the program holds fall and spring classes for children ages 8-12.

AZGFD Urban Fishing Report
AZGFD Report on the Lakes

Upper Lake Mary: Great For Anglers, Birders, RVers Lake Mary is an ideal spot for boaters who want to get away from the heat of the desert in summer. It is located just southeast of Flagstaff in the Ponderosa pines of Coconino Forest.