Antelope Point Marina

Fish On Lake Powell

Your world class fishing destination.

Whether it’s sport fishing or zen-like fly fishing, the waters are clear and the fish abundant. Come and hook into a number of varieties of fish, including smallmouth bass, striped bass, largemouth bass, bluegill, green sunfish, black crappie, walleye, channel catfish, bullhead catfish and northern pike.

Danny Vine Fishing Lake Powell
Kayak fishing on Lake Powell
Man Fishing on Lake Powell with StripedBass

Fish Lake Powell From Land or Boat

Fish year-round! With more than 160,000 acres of fishable water there are many miles of shoreline and the best way to access trophy fishing is from a boat.

Records aside, Lake Powell boasts some of the largest fish in Utah and Arizona. Here are some quick tips for catching some of the lake’s most popular species.

  • Striped Bass: In the spring fish 30-80 ft. deep. When the water warms fish depths of 40 ft. or shallower. Anchovies work well!
  • Largemouth Bass: Best fishing happens April – May and in depths of water around 15 ft. deep. In the fall they move to the backs of the canyons following the Shad.
  • Smallmouth Bass: As the water warms, smallmouth group on gravel or smooth rock points. Spinnerbaits and jerkbaits will produce fish.
  • Bluegill: Small jigs and spinners work great. The best time to catch bluegill is in the spring during the spawn or summer near large broken rock.

Note: when fishing Lake Powell please check all state rules and regulatory guidelines. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to call ahead.

  • Channel and Bullhead Catfish: The easiest fish to catch on the lake. Try summer and early fall at night with an anchovy.
  • Crappie: Mostly caught in spring during spawning. Look for them in the back of canyons near flooded brush. Use small spinners and jigs.
  • Green Sunfish: Not targeted by many anglers, these pan fish are aggressive and will hit about anything. Catch them on a fly or bare hook!
  • Walleye: Try early spring to mid-summer using crankbaits or bottom bouncers trailing spinners with a worm.
  • Northern Pike: This one is elusive, rarely caught or seen. Good luck!

Fish Lake Powell!

Visiting the lake for a houseboat vacation or for nearby attractions wouldn’t be complete without spending time fishing Lake Powell on one of our power boats.

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