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Lake Powell, UT

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.

Fishing Boats For Rent In Utah

What to fish for...

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.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Powell

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brown trout Bluegill Green Sunfish Yellow Perch Striped bass Northern pike

Lake Powell Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Bullfrog Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats
435 684-3000

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Bullfrog Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Bullfrog Marina Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Halls Crossing Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, east side, off Halls Crossing Road, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking

Hite North Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Hite Marina Road, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Stateline Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest section of the lake, off Lake Shore Drive, this is a six-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.


Bullfrog Marina
HWY 276
Bullfrog, UT 84533
435 684-3062

Dangling Rope Marina
Lake Powell
928 691-0206

Halls Crossing Marina
Highway 276
Halls Crossing, UT 84533
435 684-7000

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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 information for fishing and camping from Arizona.

Lake Powell UT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Lake Powell
Halls Crossing Marina
Halls Crossing, UT 84533
435 684-7000


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