Arizona Fishing Destinations

Encanto Park

Alligator Gar Apache Trout Blue Catfish and 2 more species

Encanto Park fishing area is located in Phoenix, Arizona, and is a popular spot for fishing enthusiasts. The park's lagoon is stocked with catfish, bass, trout, and sunfish. Visitors can also enjoy paddle boating, picnicking, and exploring the park's Japanese garden. Fishing tips include using worms or live bait, and fishing early morning or late evening. The best time of year to visit is during fall and winter, with average temperatures ranging from 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, Encanto Park is a great destination for a relaxing day of fishing and outdoor activities. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Believed to grow to over 300 lb. (136 kg), the alligator gar has a head that looks very much like ...

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The apache trout is considered to be critically endangered by the IUCN.

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This is the largest catfish of the family Ictaluridae, reported to grow to 120 lb. (54 kg).

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The kelp bass, a member of a large group of seabasses, which inhabit the eastern Pacific, is a robust fish ...