This is a good time of year to target brown trout

Cataract Lake - Williams, AZ (Coconino County)

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

The day use area on the Forest Service side (east side of the lake) and access from the county side (west side of the lake) are open. The concrete boat launch is in the water and launching a boat is achievable. Water clarity is excellent. This is a good time of year to target brown trout. Only boats with a 10-horsepower motor or less are allowed on Cataract Lake. The limit is 2 bass minimum size 13 inches, the limit is 4 channel catfish.

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