Lake Havasu is known to a large variety of fish species that are sure to delight any fisherman or fisherwoman’s dreams! During the fall not only do you get to enjoy cooler weather while you wait patiently for your fishing rods to get some action, but you also get to enjoy the peaceful serenity the lake provides. Let’s not forget the epic Arizona sunsets that frequent Lake Havasu often.
Fish Species on Lake Havasu
We found this great list of fish species so you can get a better idea of what bait and tackle you’ll need. Check out this handy list from All About Fishing to learn more about the types of fish you’ll hopefully spot here while on the lake.
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, flathead catfish, black crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, redear sunfish and striped bass at Lake Havasu in Arizona.”
Bait and Tackle
If you enjoy fishing then you probably have a great idea of what bait works best for the type of fish you are looking to catch or what bait works best depending on your location. We’ve been asking on social media for some advice or suggestions for your favorite freshwater bait, feel free to leave your bait tips in the comments below. Don’t forget the general store in the Outer Harbor carries a large variety of bait and tackle needs for your Lake Havasu fishing adventure!
Locations that are a catch!
While it’s tough to pinpoint just one spot on the 19,330 acres that Lake Havasu provides as one of the best fishing spots in Arizona, we did a little digging to find some hot spots where there have been reports of some great fishing action! We are proud to say that Havasu Springs Resort made the list on Fishidy.com as a hot spot along with another local favorite Cat Tail Cove! Be sure to download the Fishidy app to stay connected with like-minded fishers where you can share locations, your latest catch and even baiting tips!
Lake Havasu Fishing Tournaments
Another way to join in on the fishy fun is to participate in one of the many exciting fishing tournaments that happen every year on Lake Havasu. Being ranked #20 in best Bass Fishing means you are sure to walk away with not only some great catches but also partake in a little fun! The Fishing Tournament schedule, for Lake Havasu, can be found here at The Tourism website. Be sure to grab your fishing license prior to your trip if you haven’t already. You can acquire your license through the Arizona Game and Fish Department. Click here to find a location near you or to apply online.