Big Lake - White Mountains, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Big Lake - White Mountains, Arizona Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Should be a good time up at big lake right now. we haven't heard any reports but it is worth a shot.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Big Lake is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow:

Visibility: 1 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 32 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish:

Best stretch:

Best access point: Check road access

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: Trout

Fishing season: May-November

Nearest airport: Show Low

Person Fishing in a stream

Big Lake Description

Big Lake has been a hot spot for good sized Cutthroat Trout. It can be a busy lake in the summertime with ample campgrounds and is heavily stocked with Rainbow Trout throughout the season. This lake is typically accessible May through November with access becoming limited to impossible in the winter months. This area can be a great base camp to explore the many waters of the White Mountains in Arizona and ...

Techniques & Tips

There are 2 ways most anglers fish Big Lake: nymphs under an indicator, and stripping leeches on an intermediate or full sinking line.

7-Day Forecast


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