Bartlett Lake Fishing Report

Bartlett Lake - Carefree, AZ (Maricopa County)

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

At Bartlett Lake, Gary S. and a friend braved the boat traffic on Memorial Day. They ran the main lake mostly - back to coves, points, islands. Counter went up to 39, lost a lot of fish. Topwater, spinnerbaits, crankbaits weren't working. Everything was on the bottom, fish were at about 18-19 feet. Texas rig, drop shot were working - 5150 worms, morning dawn or oxblood, The shad have moved out of shallows and are backing out to the deep water. See Gary's videos at

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for Sunday, June 11th, 2023

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