: LAKE MEAD: With the warmer daytime temperatures, anglers have caught some great fish. Striped bass are biting on anchovies and silver-colored shad imitation lures. Anglers have caught some good black bass near Government Wash. Lures like the Mepps Aglia silver-blade white tail are catching the fish. Unsettled weather patterns are expected to continue as we head into the weekend and beyond. Be sure to check the weather forecast before going afield.