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Fishing at Lake Havasu, CA and AZ

About Lake Havasu

Lake Havasu is a reservoir that is 45 miles long located along the Colorado River. It is nestled on the border between California and Arizona. People travel to Lake Havasu from all around the country for house boating, jet skiing, water skiing, sailing, fishing, and many other recreational activities. The terrain is very rugged, so much of the shoreline is not accessable from shore. It’s like a small resort town lined with a casino, restaurants, campgrounds, and RV Resorts. Lake Havasu is a lake that can be fished year round for Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Striped Bass, Crappie, Catfish, Bluegill, and Redear Sunfish. They completed the construction of the dam on this lake in 1938. This lake is owned and managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Lake Havasu Details Lake Size: 19,300 acres Maximum Depth: 90 feet Lake Length: 45 miles Shoreline: 450 miles Maximum Lake Elevation: 450 feet Avg Summer Surface Water Temp: 77 degrees Avg High Temperatures Spring: 90 degrees Summer: 108 degrees Fall: 92 degrees winter: 65 degrees Lake Havasu Water Level Water Level Fishing Regulations California Freshwater Sport Fishing Regulations Arizona Fishing Regulations Yo-Zuri Crystal 3D Minnow Jointed Deep Diver Fishing at Lake Havasu Fishermen can do very well fishing from a boat, as well as from the shore. Fish Species at Lake Havasu Largemouth Bass Smallmouth Bass Striped Bass Crappie Catfish Bluegill Redear Sunfish Largemouth Bass Largemouth bass can be found around the boat docks, around submerged structures, in and around submerged vegetation, and off the points. Smallmouth Bass Smallmouth bass are found around the deeper canyon areas, around rocky points, and at Parker Strip below the dam. Other great fishing spots are found at Mesquite Cove, Take-Off Point, Havasu Springs, as well as up in the Topock Gorge. Striped Bass The main channel of the lake up to Mohave Rock, in the Windsor Basin, Havasu Springs, Parker Dam, and on the island at Site Six, you can usually run into striped bass. Catfish Catfish can be found in the coves and the rocks. Chicken livers, sardines, clams, catfish bait, and mini crawlers will do the trick. Panfish Bluegill, Crappie, and Sunfish can be caught around the docks, rocky areas, weeds, and submerged vegetation, as well as around under water structures using worms, crickets, live minnows, jigs, fly’s, small soft plastics, and small spinners and spinnerbaits will work best. Crappie can be found in the shallows, especially in the Bill Williams arm. Great Lures for Largemouth Bass Cotton Cordell CJ9 Jointed Red Fin Camping at Lake Havasu - Arizona State Parks Lake Havasu State Park Cattail Cove State Park Casino Resort at Lake Havasu Havasu Landing Resort and Casino Lake Havasu Launch Ramps, Resorts, and Campgrounds Cattail Cove State Park Crazy Horse Campgrounds Havasu Springs Resort Islander RV Resort Lake Havasu Marina Lake Havasu State Park Nautical Beachfront Resort Sam's Beachcomber Resort Site Six Launch Ramp Topock 66 Marina Take Off Point Lake Havasu Houseboating Lake Havasu Houseboats Soft Bait Lures for Fishing at Laka Havasu How to Drop Shot for Largemouth Bass Everything You Need to Know Lake Havasu Fishing Guides and Fishing Charter Boats There are many different fishing guides that offer guided fishing trips on Lake Havasu. FishingBooker is a service of local guides that you can choose from and schedule your next guided fishing trip. Click below to learn more about the different guides that offer guided fishing trips on Lake Havasu, or any other area you are interested in going on a guided fishing trip or fishing charter boat. Book Your Next Fishing Charter by Clicking Below Shop for fishing tackle in our Fishing Gear and Tackle store. Cottages and Vacation Home Rentals around Lake Havasu in Lake Havasu City in CA and AZ These two listings are an example of what is available, click either rental house below for a complete list of rental homes and cottages available. Disclosure: This post is brought to you by the Mendenhall Outdoors team. We highlight products and services that you might find interesting. We frequently receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. If you click a link on this page, then go on to make a purchase, we might receive a commission – at no extra cost to you, and this does not impact the purchase price of any products that you may purchase.
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Lures for Fishing for Largemouth Bass
Yo-Zuri Crystal 3D Minnow Jointed Deep Diver
Cotton Cordell CJ9 Jointed Red Fin