: WILLOW SPRINGS LAKE: Fishing is fair for rainbow trout and tiger trout. Try PowerBait, worms, Kastmasters, or Panther Martin spinners for rainbows, and lures or flies for tiger trout. Water temperatures are good for trout activity throughout the lake.
Lures & Spinners
About: -Willows Springs Lake is located in the Apache Sitgreaves National Forest along the Mogollon Rim.
The 150 acre lake is the closest to State Route 260 of any lake on the
Rim making it the most accessible. The road is paved to this lake. There is no
marina or camping here, but there are restrooms and a boat launch for boats with
small motors. Motors are restricted to 8hp or less. Recently and angler caught the Arizona State Record for a
Rainbow Trout at Willow Springs Lake.
Misc Info: -
The lake is open to electric trolling motors and up to 10 hp gas motors. This lake has easy boat and shore fishing access.