Roper Lake Fishing Report

Roper Lake - Safford, AZ (Graham County)

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

At Roper Lake (report courtesy of Arizona State Parks Ranger Michael DeLeon), bass have been actively feeding early and late in the day in and around the cattails that line the lake. Anglers throwing dark chatterbaits and medium-diving crankbaits along the cattails are enticing quite a few hungry bass to strike. During the middle of the day, Roper Lake bass anglers are doing well drop shotting deeper water. Crappie have been active as well and anglers are picking up some fish on white or chartreuse jigs. Unstable water quality perimeters have delayed trout stocking in Roper Lake this year. The Arizona Game and Fish Department continues to monitor the situation and will stock trout when the water stabilizes. 

Arizona Game & Fish Department Reports
for Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

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