Welcome to FishingNotes.com Willow Springs Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Willow Springs Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!
State:
Arizona
Latitude:
34.309539
Maximum Depth (ft):
County:
Coconino
Longitude:
-110.871111
Normal Elevation (ft):
0
Inpoundment Type:
Lake
Water Clarity:
Boat Access:
Paved Ramps
Surface Area (acres):
0
Water Temp Factors:
Boat Limits:
Trolling Only
Lake Management:
State Park
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Guest
2015-03-07
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 5
Water Temperature: 40
4 Rainbows in the first hour right at sun up. One over 14\" avg 12\" Using nightcrawler and worm blower about 18\" off bottom
Guest
2014-05-21
Species: General
Fishing Rating: 1
Water Temperature:
Been fishing willow all week limits well caught really nice fish worms and red power bait and white trout fish caught
Willow Springs Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
4
Willow Springs Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
At 57 degree water temperature largemouth bass fishing is in pre-spawn now. It's time to get fishing. Female bass are going to be moving up to the spawning beds. Male largemouth bass will be starting to build the spawning nests in protected coves. Bass prefer to spawn in weedy and woody cover deep in coves that will be protected from the wind and other elements. This is the best time to catch the lake record bass. The female bass will be feeding until they reach the beds and start the spawn. The smaller male bass will be attacking lures also. It is on like donkey kong!!! Hit the water NOW, we can?t believe you are reading this and not fishing right now. GET OUT!!
Willow Springs Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
3.5
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Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
With the water temperature at 57 degrees smallmouth bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Smallmouth bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It's time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Willow Springs Lake Crappie Rating:
3
Willow Springs Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Crappie should be getting ready to spawn. Stay out in deeper water and look for schools. Schooling shad will be harder to find with this water temperature so when you find it, stay on it. Crappie schools will be breaking up quite a bit getting ready for the spawn. Also try fishing shallower with small crank baits and spinners on the warm banks with direct sunlight. This is a great time to be on the water.
Willow Springs Lake Walleye Rating:
2.5
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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Willow Springs Lake Catfish Rating:
3
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Catfish Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
The catfish family comprises of blue catfish, flathead catfish and channel catfish. Since catfish are warm water fish, they arenít going to be very active in this water temperature. They will still be feeding, but catfish will only be found very deep and feeding very slowly. Your best bet is give some of the more active fish species in your lake a shot until the cats are active again.
Willow Springs Lake Spotted Bass Rating:
2.5
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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Spotted bass fishing is ready to heat up for spring. The bass will be starting to move into their spawning area. Spotted bass will generally spawn on rock and gravel bottoms that are protected from the elements. It?s time to get fishing and look for staging bass in deeper water.
Willow Springs Lake White Bass Rating:
3
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White Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Willow Springs Lake Striped Bass Rating:
3
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Striped Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Willow Springs Lake Trout Rating:
3.5
Willow Springs Lake Trout Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Caught many 12 - 16\" rainbows using mepps #2 silver spinners in the mornsinging 7.4 using a very
slow retrieve.
Trout Tips for Current Conditions (automated):

Current Lunar Fishing Tip:

The crescent moon will have better gravitational pull than a gibbous or half moon. However the affects of the moons gravitational will be decreased since the sun and moon aren't pulling in conjunction with one another. It's time to pay close attention to the other fishing factors in the weather to make the best decision for hitting the water.

Sunrise:

05:32 MST (no dst)

Sunset:

19:08 MST (no dst)

Moon Phase:


% Illuminated
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