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    Considered one of Arizona's best Bass fishing lakes, Alamo Lake is a quick 120 miles northwest of Phoenix. Visitors can enjoy fishing, swimming, boating and water skiing.
    Located about 65 miles east of Phoenix, the Horse Mesa dam creates Apache Lake. Known for it's quick weekend getaways, visitors enjoy swimming, bass fishing, boating and water skiing.
    Ashurst Lake about 23 miles southeast of Flagstaff Arizona. Fishing for stocked rainbow and brook trout, canoeing, windsurfing, camping, hiking, mountain biking and picture perfect views of San Francisco Peaks.
    Bartlett Lake: Located less than an hour from downtown Phoenix, Bartlett Lake can be found in the Tonto National Forest. While the facilities located at Bartlett Lake are managed by the Forest Service, the water levels are controlled by SRP (Salt River Project) - one of Arizona's largest utilities as a provider of power and water.
    Becker Lake is located two miles northwest of Springerville AZ in the Arizona White Mountains off the west side of Highway 60. The lake is categorized as a trophy Rainbow Trout lake. It is surrounded by the 622-acre Becker Wildlife area where wintering bald eagles can often be seen. Built in 1880, the lake is one of the oldest reservoirs in the White Mountains.
    Big Lake is located about 25 miles south of Springerville, Arizona in the Arizona White Mountains. It sits at an elevation of about 9,000 feet. The temperatures are cool and refreshing during late spring, summer and early fall. The lake will freeze over beginning late November. Access is restricted in the winter (December - April) when roads are closed due to heavy snow.
    Canyon Lake, about 40 miles east of Phoenix is one of the four lakes created by dams on the Salt River. The others are Roosevelt Lake, Apache Lake and Saguaro Lake. Canyon Lake is the smallest of the four, but probably the most picturesque. Unusual rock formations, scenic red rock canyon walls combine desert flora create its southwestern natural beauty.
    Chevelon Lake is an excellent source for Brown Trout fishing. Chevelon is locate about 60 miles east of Payson off State Route 260. A slightly difficult one-mile hike is required to reach the lake.
    Crescent Lake is about 2 miles north of Big Lake and can rival fishing action of its "sister-lake". It is located at the junction of Highway 261 and Highway 273 (Forest Road 113). It is about 30 miles southwest of Springerville AZ and about 41 miles east of Pinetop Lakeside, Arizona in the Arizona White Mountains.
    If you are a novice fisherman or looking for the best fishing spot for kids, Fool Hollow Lake is the ideal lake. It is located less than two miles from Show Low Arizona in the White Mountains and is within the Fool Hollow Recreation Area. The lake, built in 1957, was named after a "hapless" settler who attempted to farm the rocky canyon in the 1880s
    Goldwater lake is a gorgeous lake surrounded by pine forests. It is a small lake of about 15 acres of water surface. It is named after Morris Goldwater, a past Mayor of Prescott, Arizona and the nephew of Barry Goldwater. Recreation includes boating, fishing, hiking, kayaking, canoeing and picnicking.
    This 260 acre lake is located on the White Mountains Apache Indian Reservation near Pinetop Lakeside in Arizona's White Mountains. At a high altitude of about 8,200 feet, the climate during late spring, summer and early fall are cool and refreshing making it a popular getaway spot for the desert dwellers in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area.
    Known more for recreation than fishing, Horseshoe Lake is a reservoir lake that is usually near dry during the hot summer months. From October to May you can enjoy camping, picnicking, and hiking.
    Kinnikinick Lake, 38 miles south of Flagstaff is one of those small remote lakes that is relatively easy to get to. With the San Francisco Peaks on the horizon, you can camp and fish for trout. Prairies of juniper pine surround Kinnikinick that typically abound with Pronghorn Antelope. Bald eagles are often seen during the fall and winter months.
    Lake Havasu is the most visited lake in Arizona attracting over 2,500,000 fun-seekers to its shores every year. Formed by Parker Dam on the Colorado River, this 45-mile long lake with over 450 miles of shoreline is a scenic oasis located on the border between Southern California and Arizona.

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