FISHING REPORT

LAKE MEAD — Striper fishing was good last week but has tapered off. Windy conditions made for good fishing, especially jigging. Successful anglers are catching fish with top-water lures and jigging with anchovies. Anglers fishing in the Echo Bay area are finding success around Stewarts Point.

LAKE MOHAVE — Trout fishing at Willow Beach was good immediately after the trout plant but tapered off. Anglers on and around the fishing pier are catching fish with small lures and PowerBait. Fishing at Cottonwood Cove has been fair to good. Boating anglers are having better success than shore anglers and are catching stripers to 6 pounds at depths between 30 and 50 feet. Catfish weighing up to 5 pounds are being caught in coves north of the marina on prepared baits. American Bass had its first tournament on the lake, with 31 largemouth bass and two smallmouth bass weighed in.

LAS VEGAS URBAN PONDS — Trout arrived at Floyd Lamb Park and Sunset Park ponds late last week. The ponds at Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City and Lorenzi Park were on the schedule for Tuesday. In the meantime, catfish continue to be caught on chicken liver and a variety of baits.

KIRCH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA — Adams McGill, Cold Springs and Haymeadow have been stocked with rainbow trout. Anglers have been catching stockers and carry-over trout up to 16 inches in length using PowerBait, lures and flies.

EAGLE VALLEY RESERVOIR — Anglers are catching tiger trout with worms and a few browns as large as 3 pounds. Rainbows are hitting PowerBait off the dock and the dam. Fly-fishers are using light brown Woolly Bugger patterns.

ECHO CANYON RESERVOIR — Cold temperatures have prompted the bass and crappie fisheries to be shut down. Anglers have been catching rainbow trout with PowerBait off the bottom. Wildlife viewing has been good, with hundreds of deer seen on and around the state park.

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