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Not much has changed at Lake Powell – fishing remains good

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,636 msl Water Temperature 70-75 F PAGE, Ariz., May 22 – We did a tour of the recent hot spots and found fish holding in the same spots as last week. Not much change has occurred. That means fishing remains really good ...

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Stripers 101 – The boss offers a lesson in striper behavior

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,636 asl Water Temperature 65-72 F PAGE, Ariz., May 15 – Forgive me for taking off my fishing hat and going biologist, but after conducting a striper fishing seminar over the weekend it became apparent to me that we ...

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Striper fishing at Lake Powell improving but no spawn yet

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3635 msl Water Temperature 64-72 F PAGE, Ariz, May 10 – For another week Lake Powell’s water level is stable and temperature remains in the low 60’s which is ideal for excellent bass, walleye and crappie ...

050212 Lake Powell Ray Young

Water levels are stable and Lake Powell bass fishing is hot

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,635 feet msl Water Temperature 64-66 F PAGE, Ariz. – On Hold! Lake Powell is stable and holding at elevation 3,635 (MSL) where it has been for over a month. Water flowing in equals water flowing out with no sign of ...

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Bass fishing at its peak at Lake Powell

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,635 asl   Water Temperature 64-66 F PAGE, Ariz, April 24 – Bass fishing does not get any better than the success seen in the last week. Spawning large and smallmouth bass are in the shallow rocks and brush. ...

Mud Spring CG open, says BLM, but no water yet available

By Dave Buchanan

A lighter-than-normal snowpack has allowed the Bureau of Land Management to open its popular Mud Springs Campground near Glade Park nearly a month earlier than usual. The popular 16-site campground, located approximately 20 miles southwest of ...

Monument waives entry fees for National Park Week

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado National Monument will waive all entrance fees for nine days during National Park Week, Saturday through April 29. Along with free entry, the monument is offering a series of special ranger-led activities throughout the week in ...


McDonald Creek Cultural Area worth the trip to Utah/Colorado boundary line

By Bill Haggerty

As Jimmy Buffet says, “There’s a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.” The same holds true for the Utah/Colorado state line, a few miles west of here. Culturally speaking, there’s not much difference ...

041112 Lake Powell Mark and Wayne

Lake Powell: Bass fishing is fantastic but stripers are MIA

By Wayne Gustaveson

Lake Elevation: 3,635 asl Water Temperature 54-64 F PAGE, Ariz, April 11 – Fishing is fantastic as long as you are fishing for bass in the afternoon. Bass spawning is imminent. It may take another week due to unsettled weather but ...

Vega, Sweitzer to open for boating

By Dave Buchanan

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced the opening of Vega Reservoir and Sweitzer lake for the 2012 boating season. Vega Reservoir at Vega State Park, 20 miles east of Collbran, will open for boating Friday. Sweitzer Lake, one mile south of ...

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