Big Lake is known for some sizeable 'bows & Cutts

Big Lake - Springerville, AZ (Apache County)

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

And get to Big Lake while you can. Fishing may be a bit slow at times, but there's some opportunity for some big rainbow and cutthroat trout, said Ray at the Big Lake Store. There have been reports of trout to 2 and even 4 pounds in the past week caught in shallow water with some spinners. But nightcrawlers are outfishing everything. Boats are still available for rent. By the time the store closes in about three weeks, the fishing should be perfect.

The Arizona Game and Fish Commission Appointment Recommendation Board will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, beginning at 9 a.m., to review and select for interview applicants for the 2014 vacancy on the Arizona Game and Fish Commission. The meeting will be held at the Arizona Game and Fish Department headquarters at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix and is open to the public. The meeting agenda is posted at The board will meet again on Friday, Nov. 8, beginning at...... Read More