Forecaster: When Lake Powell warms, fishing will be fine

With the 2012 fishing already a month under way, Utah fisheries biologist Wayne Gustaveson has forecast anglers may find this year the best in a decade at Lake Powell. Largemouth bass, stripers and walleye are being caught now, with smallmouth bass and crappie predicted to start hitting in April and May.



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With the 2012 fishing already a month under way, Utah fisheries biologist Wayne Gustaveson has forecast anglers may find this year the best in a decade at Lake Powell. Largemouth bass, stripers and walleye are being caught now, with smallmouth bass and crappie predicted to start hitting in April and May.

That Sunday afternoon snow-and-rain squall sending early season gardeners scurrying into the house also was setting back the Lake Powell fishing season a few days. Prior to the weekend,…




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