Fishing in Show Low, Arizona
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Fishing In National ForestsFishing In National Recreation AreasIce FishingLakes & Reservoirs
Rivers & Streams
Fishing In National Forests

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
Some of the most spectacular scenery in the Southwest awaits the forest visitor on the two million acres of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests. Elevations range from 3,500 feet in the Upper Sonoran desert life zone covered by prickly pear and yucca to nearly 11,500 feet in the Alpine life zone where you can see beautiful stands of fir and spruce interwoven with lush green meadows.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingCross country skiers are allowedRV campingTent campingBirdwatchingHandicapped AccessToiletsViewpoint
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Fishing In National Recreation Areas

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area
The recreation area consists of 850-acres and offers a variety of recreation activities for visitors.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingFees are chargedShowersToiletsHandicapped AccessPicnic table
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Ice Fishing

Apache-Sitgreaves Snow Play
Popular winter sports in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest include snow mobiling, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, tubing, and ice fishing.
FishingCross country skiers are allowedSnowmobiles are allowed
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Lakes & Reservoirs

Bill's Lake at Cedar Valley
The 8 acres of the lake is divided into five ponds. Rainbow Trout are the main attraction at this pay-by-the-pound lake.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingFees are charged

Christmas Tree Lake
The 41 acres of Christmas Tree Lake is located at 8,200 feet in elevation. Apache and Brown trout are the common draw here.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Drift Fence Lake
The 16 acres of Drift Fence Lake are located at 8,900 feet in elevation. Fish species include Apache and brook trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Earl Park Lake
The 47 acres of Earl Park Lake is located at 8,200 feet in elevation. Brook trout is the main attraction here.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Fool Hollow Lake
The recreation area consists of 850-acres and offers a variety of recreation activities for visitors.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingPicnic tableRV campingTent campingToiletsRV holding tank dump stationFees are chargedBoat launchHandicapped Access

George's Basin
The 78 acres of the basin are located at 5,600 feet in elevation. The basin contains channel catfish and sunfish.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Hawley Lake
This lake is one of the highest lakes in the state. Rainbow, cutthroat, brown and brook trout are all found here. Ice fishing is popular and the shoreline is quite accessible.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Horseshoe Cienega Lake
The 121 acres of Horseshoe Cienega Lake are at 8,100 feet in elevation. It has become one of the most popular reservation fishing lakes and has given up the state record for brown trout at 16 lbs. 7 oz. Other species include rainbow-Apache hybrids, rainbow, and Apache trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingStorePicnic tableToilets

Little Mormon Lake
The 70 acres of the lake are at 7,000 feet in elevation. This is a rather variable catfish lake, but it is popular among the locals for small catfish.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingBoat launch

Pacheta Lake
The 68 acres of this lake are located at 8,200 feet in elevation. Rainbow, brown, and Apaches are the most frequent fish catches, with either flies or lures.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewing

Rainbow Lake
This lake is at 6,800 feet in elevation. Much of the shoreline is weedy making a boat almost a necessity. Fish species include bass, trout, catfish, and bluegill.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingBirdwatchingParkingBoat launchToilets

Scott Reservoir
This reservoir contains a variety of fish species, such as rainbow and brown trout, largemouth bass, sunfish, and catfish. There is an adjacent campground.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingBoat launchParkingToilets

Show Low Lake
This lake consists of 100 acres at 6,500 feet in elevation. Early spring is the best time to fish trout here. Other species include walleye, largemouth bass, bluegill, and catfish.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingStoreBoat launch

Sunrise Lake
This lake consists of 900 acres at 9,100 feet in elevation. Sunrise is one of the largest and best trout lakes. Some of the fish grow into the 15-20-inch range. Sunrise Lake may get a bit breezy because it doesn't have the wooded areas to break the wind.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingStoreGas

Tonto Lake
The 82 acres of the lake is at 7,800 feet in elevation. The lake contains fast-growing rainbow and Apache trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingPicnic table

Willow Springs Lake
Willow Springs Lake has a very scenic setting in a heavily forested area on the edge of the Mogollon Rim. This lake is the closest to State Route 260 of any lake on the Rim making it the most easily accessible Rim lake. It is stocked with Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass and Smallmouth Bass. Trophy size catches have occurred here.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingRV campingTent campingBoat launchToilets

Woodland Lake
This lake consists of 23 acres at 6,800 feet in elevation. The lake, which is a popular lure for families, is home to rainbow trout, largemouth bass, channel catfish, and bluegill.
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Rivers & Streams

Big Bonito Creek
The 11 miles of this creek rise in elevation from 5,250 to 7,000 feet. You can hike or backpack down to the creek. Big Bonito Creek flows through the Bonito Prairie, with canyon walls filled with oak, willow, and cottonwood trees.
FishingHiking is allowedHorses are allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Black River
This river is 45 miles long and ranges is elevation from 4,400 to 6,520 feet. Fish species include smallmouth bass, catfish and trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingRV campingTent campingAmphitheater

Black River East Fork
The east fork of the Black River is 8 miles long, and ranges in elevation from 7,525 to 7,900 feet. Fish species include rainbow, brown, native, and brook trout, smallmouth bass.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingRV campingTent campingAmphitheater

Black River West Fork
The west fork of this river is 8 miles long, and ranges in elevation from 6,520 to 7,525 feet. Fish species include lunker browns, rainbow trout, and brown trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Boneyard Creek
The 9 miles of this creek is at 8,000 feet elevation. Boneyard is just a small creek with small rainbow and brook trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingFees are charged

Diamond Creek
The 11 miles of this creek is at 5,600 feet elevation. This beautiful creek in the White Mountains is home to rainbow, brown, and Apache trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Reservation Creek
The 15 miles of this creek range in elevation from 7,000 feet to 10,000 feet. Fish species consist of brown, brook, and rainbow trout.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Silver Creek
The fishable 2 miles of this creek is located at 6,500 feet in elevation. Game and Fish stock rainbow trout in the spring.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewingAmphitheater

Trout Creek
The 15 miles of the creek flow underneath the road and empty into the North Fork of the White River, helping to make it a favorite stream of the serious dry fly fisherman.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewing

White River
This river runs 50 miles in length, as it climbs to 6,800 feet in elevation. Apaches and brown are the best catches in the upper reaches. In the section below White River and Fort Apache, smallmouth bass and some catfish can be found.
FishingHorses are allowedHiking is allowedMountain bikes are allowedWildlife viewing
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