Lake Powell Fish Report

Lake Powell


by Arizona Game & Fish Department
6-11-2014
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From Wayne Gustaveson: Lake Powell is still coming up and will break the 3600 MSL barrier today, but stripers are the big news now. Striper slurping boils are seen lake wide. Young stripers that live in the warm surface layer are finding larval shad (less than an inch) near the surface. Young shad cannot swim fast enough to elude stripers which line up and methodically "mow" the surface area chomping down all shad in their path. From a distance the feeding activity looks like another boat wake, but after closer examination the disturbance is made by a platoon of fish swimming in an orderly line. It is really cool to watch the action but it is even better to participate.


See the full Wayne Gustaveson June 11 report at http://www.wayneswords.com.



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