Chevelon Canyon Lake, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Chevelon Canyon Lake, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Check the nightime temps before you go. Fish will be eating large meals
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Chevelon Canyon Lake is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow:

Visibility: 1 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 35 Degrees F

Water condition: Stained

Best time of day to fish: NA

Best stretch: NA

Best access point: NA

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Leeches Baitfish Crawfish

Fish species: Brown and Rainbow Trout

Fishing season: March through November(no winter access)

Nearest airport: Payson

Person Fishing in a stream

Chevelon Canyon Lake Description

Chevelon Canyon Lake is a hike in lake on the Mogollon Rim. Chevy is known for producing big brown trout and some solitude only 2.5-3 hours from Phoenix. There are 2 main access points, the dam side which we prefer in the spring and early summer and the inlet side which we like in the fall. There is little weed growth on this lake meaning we do not see many hatches, so the 2 main food sources are fathead ...

Techniques & Tips

Big ol nasty streamers

7-Day Forecast

Chevy froze up last friday, if a warm front moves through it should thaw out.

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