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Roosevelt Lake Sponsored by
Date 20-Feb-17
Water Condition
Water Temperature  

Conditions : ROOSEVELT LAKE: - (2,110 feet, 55-percent full)

Water temperatures on Thursday, Feb. 9 were 60 degrees on the Tonto end of the lake. Gary Senft, a Bass Pro at the Mesa Bass ProShop, said largemouth bass fishing has been difficult at Roosevelt. He said the Tonto end of the lake has stained water and from the dam to the Salt River, it’s muddy. Best bets this weekend is using spinnerbaits, dropshots and Texas-rigged plastic worms.

Fishing conditions on Roosevelt continue to improve. Local anglers are calling fishing "good." The water temperature is in the low to mid 50s and a the water condition in a large portion of the lake is stained. However, during the afternoon when the water temperature is slightly higher, fish become more active. Reaction baits and jigs were reported the most successful recently. Anglers reported more success fishing clear water areas throughout the lake.

The high water flow into Roosevelt Lake from both the Salt River and the Tonto Creek is making Roosevelt Lake a better fishery each day. The lake level continues to rise and is now above the 55% full mark and has risen 1% every three days for the past couple of weeks. Lots of brush and small tress that lined the long points and shoreline are now submerged and providing excellent habitat for the fish. If these conditions continue for the next month, it will create excellent spawning conditions.

Crappie anglers are reporting an average bite. Crappie anglers can be seen trolling along shorelines and submerged points. Clear water is a must for crappie fishing so most crappie are being caught in the mid-lake sections in deeper water. Trolling a 1/4 oz jig head and a grub tailed tipped with a minnow is a typical winter technique for crappie anglers on Roosevelt and Apache.

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About: - Average acreage 14,000 Average depth 110 ft Elevation 2,136 feet.
  • Largemouth bass
  • smallmouth bass
  • crappie
  • sunfish
  • catfish
  • carp
  • catfish

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