Thanks to Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau, we
have found some good "fishin' holes" in and near Tucson.
Some suggestions for urban fishing follow:
Lakeside Park at Stella and Ajo
Kennedy Park at Mission and Ajo
Christopher Columbus Park at Silverbell and Camino del Cerro: The
lake is stocked with fish by the Arizona Department of Game and Fish
as part of the Urban Fishing Program. Urban fishing licenses are
available through their Web site at
www.azgfd.com or by phoning (866) 462-0433.
And, fishing possibilities near Tucson include the following:
- Dankworth Pond (15 acres)
- Lake Arivaca (90 acres)
- Parker Canyon Lake: With 132 acres of surface area,
Parker Canyon Lake is the largest lake in the Coronado National
- Patagonia Lake: At two and a half miles long, with 150 surface
acres, Patagonia Lake is popular for a variety of recreational
activities, including water skiing, fishing, camping, picnicking,
- Pena Blanca Lake: Pena Blanca Lake is a small lake in the
Coronado National Forest. It contains rainbow trout, bass,
sunfish, crappie, and catfish.
- Rose Canyon Lake (7 acres): Rose Canyon Lake is a very small
lake in the Santa Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson.
For more information, contact Kimberly Schmitz, director of
Communications & Public Relations, Metropolitan Tucson Convention
& Visitors Bureau: (520) 770- 2143 or firstname.lastname@example.org.