Fishing In Tucson

Fishing In Tucson

Fishing In Tucson – Description, Pictures, Maps & Suggestions

Tucson Urban Fishing Regulations

Arizona Fishing Regulations

Fishing In Tucson - Tucson Urban Fishing
Fishing in Tucson
? Are you kidding!  Tucson may never be considered a fishing destination.  However. it offers some interesting options to fish.  Also, there is a variety of recreational activities that involve water to enjoy.

Fishing in Tucson is provided by City of Tucson.  Tucson has created an “Urban Fishing Program”. The program provides a three smaller lakes that are stocked with fish and located in the City. These local lakes are –  Kennedy Lake, Lakeside Park and Silverbell Lake – and all are part of the Tucson Fishing Program.  Sahuarita Lake is also located within an urban environment South of Tucson in the Rancho Sahuarita area.

Surprisingly, there are a number of other lakes to fish within a short distance of Tucson. Most are in the Coronado Forest and range in size from 7 acres to over 250 acres.  These include Parker Canyon Lake, Pena Blanca Lake and Lake Arivaca.  The largest is Patagonia Lake at 250 acres and 2 1/2 miles long.

A small lake in the Catalina Mountains is Rose Canyon Lake.  Other lakes include Roper Lake and Dankworth Pond.

Fishing in these lakes will find Catfish, Bluegill, Bass, Sunfish, Crappie and Rainbows when in season.

A fun fact for Arizona is that it has more boats per capita than any other state.  Strange but true. Even in a place where water seems to dry up before it hits the ground, Tucson and surrounding areas offer some of the best fishing locations in Southern Arizona.

Tucson Urban Fishing – Frequently Asked Questions

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