Lee Valley Lake Fishing Report

Lee Valley Lake - Greer, AZ (Apache County)

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by Arizona Game & Fish Department
9-16-2019
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Rating: Good

Lee Valley Lake can only be fished with artificial lures and flies.  Float tubes are popular and easy to use at this lake. However, fishing success from shore is comparable to fishing from a float tube or a boat. Lee Valley holds the state record for Arctic grayling (14.65 inches). Either end of the dam is a good place to fish from shore. Fly fishing is usually the most productive technique at this lake. Wet flies to try are hare’s ear nymphs, small peacock ladies and prince nymphs in sizes 14 to 16. Just before dark, surface action can be good with dry flies, such as small Adams, mosquito or midge larvae, and light Cahills in sizes 16 to 20. Successful spinning lures can be small Panther Martin, small Z-ray or a very small Kastmaster fished from the dam. Fall fishing should be good and water quality has remained good all summer, so look for Apache trout or grayling that have put some size on since stocking in spring.



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