Lyman Lake Fishing Report

Lyman Reservoir - Springerville, AZ (Apache County)

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

At Lyman Lake (report courtesy of Lyman Lake State Park Ranger Donna Hartell), fishing has slowed down and shore access is becoming limited by ice forming around the lake. Despite frigid temps and ice, some anglers are still experiencing success with Lyman’s walleye and channel catfish. Most of the walleye are being caught near the dam in 25 feet of water on chatterbaits and lipless crank baits fished near underwater structure. The channel catfish are biting best on nightcrawlers or anchovies fished on a slip sinker rig like this on