■ LAKE MEAD — While the water is warming and the shad are moving in, striper fishing remains inconsistent. Vegas Wash and Echo Bay are producing smaller stripers for anglers fishing anchovies off the bottom. Many of the fish seem to be in good shape.
■ LAKE MOHAVE — Anglers still are finding success for largemouth and smallmouth bass. Crawdad imitations jerked through the weed beds have been productive. The striper bite is starting to come back in the Willow Beach area. There have been reports of fishermen catching striped bass as large as 12 pounds. Most of the larger fish are taking AC Plugs and other trout imitations.
■ URBAN PONDS — Yellow Power Eggs continue to do well for rainbow trout, while bluegill have started hitting on mealworms. Catfish can be seen cruising near the shoreline but are taking night crawlers and other baits in the deeper waters.
■ KIRCH WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA — Cold Springs and Haymeadow reservoirs are giving up stocked rainbows, and the bass are coming to life. At Dacey, anglers throwing flies and spinners are catching trout measuring from 12 to 16 inches. Bass and trout are taking baits at Adams-McGill Reservoir. Potable water is available for campers at the campground.
■ EAGLE VALLEY RESERVOIR — Trout fishing this past week has been unbelievable, according to Ranger Ben Johnson. One angler landed an 18½-inch rainbow on a spinner. The fish pushed the 4-pound mark. Another angler caught and released 147 fish between Friday and Saturday, also on a spinner. Fly-fishermen also have found good action while casting green Hare’s Ear nymphs and Woolly Buggers. The annual $50,000 tagged fish contest sponsored by Eagle Valley Resort is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. Tagged fish are in Eagle Valley and Echo Canyon reservoirs. Contact the resort at (775) 962-5293 for more information.
■ ECHO CANYON RESERVOIR — The bass bite has turned on, with one angler bringing in an 8½-pounder. Other fish have been seen cruising through shallow water. Trout are taking bait and spinners, and fly-fishers are doing well with green Hare’s Ear nymphs and olive bead head Woolly Buggers.