Arizona Fishing Destinations

Horsethief Lake

Blue Catfish Bluegill Kelp Bass and 1 more species

Horsethief Lake in Arizona is a popular fishing spot that offers anglers the opportunity to catch a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, bluegill, and catfish. The area also features hiking trails, picnic areas, and camping facilities for visitors. Fishing tips for Horsethief Lake include using live bait or lures that mimic the fish's natural prey. The best time of year to visit is in the spring or fall, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to mid-80s°F. Overall, Horsethief Lake is a great destination for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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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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Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.

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