Fishing At Lake Powell
AKA: Glen Canyon Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, bluegill, green sunfish, yellow perch, striped bass and northern pike at Lake Powell in Utah.
The vacation paradise of Lake Powell is 190 miles of beautiful scenery and great fishing. This 160,000-acre reservoir on the southern border of the state has 1,960 miles of shoreline. It is located pretty remote country with limited access. Hite, Bullfrog and Halls Crossing are the three entry points from Utah. Wahweap, near Page, AZ, is the entry point from Arizona. Fishing enthusiasts come to catch bass, crappie, walleye, trout, catfish, sunfish, perch, stripers and northern pike. Healthy populations of all these species inhabit these waters - many of which grow to bigger than average sizes. Glen Canyon Dam creates this reservoir on the Colorado River as a vacation paradise for all kinds of watersport activities from sightseeing, to fishing, to vacationing on one of the rental houseboats.
There are camping and lodging facilities at the major entry points, most of which offer a variety of boat rentals. As you traverse the lake, the terrain changes many times providing boaters with differing views along the way. Fishing, swimming, water skiing and exploring make the days vanish into the beautiful, sunsets all too fast. Avid outdoor enthusiasts will want to make plans to spend extended time in this outdoor paradise where camping, house boating or staying at nearby hotels all offer experiences that become Lasting memories. Shoreline fishing is limited to nearby the major entry points. The rest of the lake has vertical shorelines, up to several hundred feet tall.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Powell
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Lake Powell Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Bullfrog Basin Campground - 888 896-3829
Halls Crossing Campground - 800 528-6154
Lone Rock Beach Campground - 928 608-6200
Page Lake Powell Campground - 928 645-3374
Wahweap RV & Campground - 888 896-3829
Lake Powell UT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Halls Crossing Marina
Halls Crossing, UT 84533
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Lake Powell in Utah.
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Fishing for bass, crappie, walleye, trout, catfish, sunfish, perch, stripers and northern pike in southern UT.