Apache Lake Fish Report

Apache Lake - Tortilla Flat, AZ

by Arizona Game & Fish Department

Apache Lake is a great fishing-camping spot. Anglers can catch smallmouth and largemouth bass, as well as yellow bass. With some luck, an angler can hook into a pesky, tasty walleye. Apache is being stocked until Feb. 10 with rainbow trout.

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