Becker Lake, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fly Fishing Map of Becker Lake, AZ
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Becker Lake, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Fishing very well in the early mornings. Best methods have been dropping a larger chironomid 9-10 ft deep, or trolling a leech with a midge dropper near the surface. Stripping big streamers deep has also been effective.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Becker Lake is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: Full pool

Visibility: 48 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 33 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: mid morning to afternood

Best stretch:

Best access point:

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Rainbow and Tiger Trout

Fishing season: Year Round

Nearest airport: Pinetop-Lakeside

Person Fishing in a stream

Becker Lake Description

Becker Lake is located right outside of Springerville, Arizona. It is a catch and release, artificial fly and lure only lake. This lake is typically free from ice year round and is one of the top destinations in the White Mountains for quality Rainbow Trout. In 2016 AZ Game and Fish also started stocking Tiger Trout which had already reached 14-16" and continue to grow fast. The average sized rainbow is ...

Techniques & Tips

Fish chironomids under indicators, streamers, and leeches. Temp increase will have fishing looking for bigger meals. Follow the wind!

7-Day Forecast

Temperatures will start rising. Beautiful time to be on Becker


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