Check out Yumabassman, an excellent website about fishing around the Yuma area. There are forums for fishing, boating, tackle and a host of others. This site has all you need to know about fishing in the southwestern part of the state. Another very good web-based source, this one for Lake Havasu, is Havasufishing.com. It includes forums for striped bass, black bass, catfish and sunfish.
Click on the following links for more detailed information on fishing in the following bodies of water:
Barbara Harp caught this very nice tilapia in the Imperial Division near Yuma, in January, 2012.
The tilapia, which she released, measured 21".
Not to be outdone, Rodger Harp caught and released this this 8-pound largemouth bass in February, 2012
Justin Kerr caught a new Arizona Colorado River record smallmouth bass in Lake Havasu in November, 2011.
It weighed 6.63 pounds.
And yet another Arizona Colorado River record smallmouth bass from Lake Havasu, caught in March 2012. It weighed 6.65 lbs!
A new world record redear sunfish, caught in Lake Havasu in May, 2011. It was officially weighed in at 5.55 pounds. The angler is Robert Lawler.
below provides the species available in the
waters within Southwestern Arizona. For more
information such as area maps, concessions
and supplies available, boating information,
nearest towns, and facilities of these waters,
purchase the "Arizona
Fishin' Holes" book from Arizona
Game and Fish Department.
Paz County Park
A-7 & A-10
State Park (CA)
Dam & Above
Dam to Morelos
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