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 This Week’s Fishing Report   

February 16th, 2021 

The Winter Bite Has Begun To Transition

On The Arizona Lakes

Largemouth, Smallmouth, Striper, Crappie, And White Bass Bite Are All On The Move In In Preparation For The Spawn!!!


See Detailed Fishing Report Below!

From Licensed Professional Arizona Fishing Guide, Expert Fishing Instructor and 

Member of Duckett Fishing's Pro Staff

Mike Strole

"The Fish Whisperer”

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April Warnecke, of Arizona's Family, Featured Professional Fishing Guide Mike Strole “The Fish Whisperer” At Lake Pleasant and actually caught a Striper during their interview.

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Mike Provides Professionally Guided, Custom Fishing Trips, And Expert Fishing Instruction. He Uses Quality Fishing Equipment, Provides Food And Beverages, And Takes Digital Pictures And Sends Them To You. His Goal Is To Help You Enjoy Your Time On The Water, Put Fish In The Boat, A Smile On Your Face, And Make A Memory That Will Last You A Lifetime.         

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       Health& Safety Practices Implemented To Ensure  

          The Safety And Well Being Of Our Customers

1) To Ensure That Our Clients Are In Safe Fishing Environment We Are Cleaning And Wiping Down Our Boats And Equipment Daily With White Vinegar Solutions / Soap and Water, Clorox Wipes & Lysol Disinfectant Spray.

2) We Ask That Our Clients Reschedule Their Trips If They Have Had Any Exposure To COVID 19 Or Experiencing Headaches , Runny Nose, A Cough Or Are If You Have A Fever No Matter How Slight Prior To Their Trip . We also ask that they wear protective masks.

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   Mike Has Over 50 Years Of Experience Catching Fish On Arizona Lakes & Rivers. 

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(1) It takes quality state of the art electronics, (2) a knowledge of the lake, (3) and the skill and experience to locate the fish, (4) make the right bait selection and presentation, (5) a detailed knowledge of fish behaviors their seasonal habits, and feeding patterns to catch nice fish like the fish shown in this report. 

Full Moon February 27th, March 28th,  & April 26th

Lake Pleasant Fishing Report

The Lake is currently 90% of capacity. The CAP is  currently pumping 1,031 cfs of water out of the lake. The Surface Water Temperature will be in the low to mid to 50’s this week. Day time high temperture will approach the high 70’s and reaching the 80 degree mark by next Tuesday. This warming trend coupled with the emergence of a Full Moon shoud make for some exciting fishing.

Lake Pleasant The Stripers & Largemouth Are Being Caught In The 3 To 10Lb Class. The White Bass And Crappie Are Also Biting. As You Can See From These Pictures Below Taken On Some Of Our Most Recent Trips!!!

You Can Catch Nice Fish Like The Ones Shown Above By Casting And Slow Rolling Paddle Tail Swimbaits, A Rigs, Spinnerbaits, Suspending Jerkbaits. Fishing Drop Shot Rigs Using Robo Worms And 5150 Worms. Have Also Produced Nice Fish. Don’t Forget Senkos Fished Wacky Style, Chatterbaits, Texas Rigged Senkos / 5150 Plastics, And Cranks Will Also Produce Quality Fish. Remember to Keep Your Spoons Ready And Adjust The Speed Of  Your Presentations As The Water Temperatures Are In The Mid To High 50’s.    

   These Fish Are Examples Of What We Are Catching During Our Trips On Lake Pleasant!  So, Call Mike Today And Get In On The Fun!!


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Roosevelt Lake Report


The Fishing Is Good For Largemouth, Smallmouth, And Crappie!!!

You Can Catch Largemouth, Smallmouth, And Crappies In Both Numbers And Size. 

The goose closing area at Roosevelt will reopen February 15th.  That will be 25% of the lake that closed November 15th.  Those fish have not been fished for 3 months. The crappie and smallmouth will be the first fish moving up to spawn, with the largemouth following.  Fishing will start to pick up in the shallows on the Tonto end of the lake.

A Variety Presentations Will Produce Fish Including But Not Limited To: Jig Fishing, Fishing Drop Shot Rigs, Spoons, Baby Brush Hogs, Texas Rigged Worms, Senkos. Spinnerbaits, Chatterbaits, And Cranks Have And Will Produce Fish Like You In The Pictures Below.

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Bartlett Lake Fishing Report

Fishing Is Rated Good To Excellent

We Are Catching Up To 15-30 Fish Per Trip!

You Can Catch Numbers Here, But Most Bass Are In 10 TO 15 Inch Range. But As You Can See There Are Fish In The 3 And 4 lb Range

The Techniques Being Used Include:

 Curly Tailed Worms Fished Texas Rig And Drop Shot Rigs, Crankbaits, Wacky Rigged Senkos, Baby Brush Hogs, Spinnerbaits, Chatterbaits, Jigs, and Jerkbaits.

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Saguaro Lake Fishing Report


Fishing Is Rated Good. Some Of The Most Successful Rigs Being Used Include:

Texas Rigs, Drop Shot Rigs, Baby Brush Hogs, Trout  Swimbaits, and Spoon Bite Will Be Picking Up Soon!!

The Largemouth Being Caught Are Ranging From 2 To 6lbs 

Here Are Some Of The Pictures Of Fish Taken From Saguaro

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Check out  my you tube videos at Mike Strole on You Tube for tips on drop shot, swim bait rigs, and my favorite spoons.