Arizona Fishing Destinations

Lake Pleasant

Black Crappie Blue Catfish Kelp Bass and 2 more species

Lake Pleasant is a popular fishing spot located in Arizona, USA. The lake is home to a variety of fish species, including largemouth bass, white bass, crappie, and catfish. Other nearby activities include hiking trails, camping sites, and water sports such as jet skiing and boating. Fishing tips include using live bait or lures, targeting deeper areas of the lake, and fishing early in the morning or late in the afternoon when the fish are more active. The best time to visit is in the spring and fall when the weather is mild, with average temperatures ranging from the 60s to the 80s Fahrenheit. Get driving directions.

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Fish Species

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Crappies are members of the sunfish and the black bass family.

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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 ...

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They are an excellent light tackle fish that will take a bait or lure readily.