■ LAKE MEAD — Fishing has been good in the past week. Anglers have reported success with bait or lures near Callville Bay. Stripers are being marked up to 90 feet deep in the Vegas Wash area. Boating anglers are finding more success than shore anglers, with fish migrating to winter lies.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife planted trout at Hemenway Harbor and Crawdad Cove on Tuesday. Department plans call for Tuesday trout plants through Dec. 28.
■ LAKE MOHAVE — Fishing at Cottonwood Cove has been fair for stripers. Successful methods include trolling or still-fishing with cut anchovies or sardines. Homemade stink baits and cut anchovies are good choices for catfish near coves. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are being taken with a variety of top-water and shallow-diving lures.
Anglers have been filling their limits of trout at Willow Beach. The best time to fish has been right after the federal trout plant on Friday mornings. There are no reports on Willow Beach stripers.
The NDOW plans to stock trout at Powerline and Placer Cove on Tuesday.
■ URBAN PONDS — The NDOW stocked ponds at Sunset Park, Floyd Lamb Park and Mesquite’s Hafen Park with rainbow trout Tuesday. Successful anglers are using PowerBait, lures or flies. Two anglers reportedly caught catfish on PowerBait at Floyd Lamb Park last weekend.
■ KIRCH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA — Anglers can find good fishing for trout on all reservoirs. Dacey has some nice holdover fish that can be large. No ice has been reported.
■ EAGLE VALLEY RESERVOIR — Fishing for rainbows and tigers has been good with PowerBait, marshmallows or worms near the dam and dock areas. No ice has been reported.
■ ECHO CANYON RESERVOIR — Fishing continues to be good for planter rainbows. Bass and crappie are becoming dormant.