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    Guided Fishing Adventures / Tours  

The Bite Is On On Lake Pleasant, Bartlett, Roosevelt, Canyon & Saguaro Lakes.


Fish Woods Canyon Or Willow Springs Lake from Ice Out Thru October In The Cool Pines On The Mogollon Rim

The Info On Each Of Our Lakes Is Listed Below

Check This Week’s Fishing Report On This Site For Up To Date Information. 

If your looking for a unique gift for that special person in your life?  A professionally guided, custom designed, fishing trip or gift certificate could be the perfect gift.

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And Make Your Reservation Today!!

Please Include The Following Information:

First And Last Name

Number of Fishermen

Select 4, 6, Or 8 Hour Trip

Date Of Your Trip Reservation

Mailing Address: Including City/State/Zip Code         

Email Address

Contact Phone Number

Name Of The Lake You Wish To Fish

What Day is Best For You?


             Custom Designed Professionally Guided Fishing   


Half Day Instructional Fishing Trips 

$125 Per Seat 2 Seat Minimum And Just $70 For The 3rd & 4th fisherman 

Four Hour Guided Fishing Trips 

Are Available Starting At $395 For Up To 2 Fishermen And Just $80 For each additional Fisherman 

    Six Hour Guided Fishing Trips 

Are Available Starting At $495 for Up To 2 Fishermen And Just $90 For each additional Fisherman  

    Full Day (8 Hour) Fishing Trips 

Are Available Starting At $595 for Up To 2 Fishermen And Just $100 For each additional Fisherman 


At AZ Great  Adventure Fishing, all you need is your fishing license and a smile and we’ll take care of the rest.

Mike Provides Professionally Guided, Custom Fishing Trips, And Expert Fishing Instruction. He Uses Quality Fishing Equipment, Provides Food And Beverages, And Takes Digital Pictures And Sends Them To You. His Goal Is To Help You Enjoy Your Time On The Water, Put Fish In The Boat, A Smile On Your Face, And Make A Memory That Will Last You A Lifetime.         

 So Give Mike A Call At 602-370-8058 And Schedule Your Adventure Today!

Guided Trips

Your Trip Includes:  Custom Designed Professionally Guided Trip, Quality Fishing Tackle, Bait, Expert Fishing Instruction, Snacks Or Lunch On The Lake, Beverages And Digital

Just one of our many five star Testimonials!!!!

Mike is one of the Most Experienced Professional Arizona Fishing Guides in the state.  Mike Is Truly "The Fish Whisperer.” He Really Knows The Lakes And The Fish And He’s Worth Every Penny!!!  I Know, Because I Have Fished With Mike A Number Of Times.  Chris Portillo

Come Join Our Family Of Happy Fishermen!!

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Have Pictures Like These Sent To Your Email Address.


Covid 19 Precautions & Safety Practices

 Health& Safety Practices Implemented To Ensure The Safety And Well Being Of Our Customers.

1) To Ensure That Our Clients Are In Safe Fishing Environment We Are Cleaning And Wiping Down Our Boats And Equipment Daily With White Vinegar Solutions / Soap & Water, Clorox Wipes & Lysol Disinfectant Spray.

2) We Ask That Our Clients Reschedule Their Trips If They Have Had Any Exposure To COVID 19 Or Experiencing Headaches, A Cough Or You Are Have Been Running A Fever No Matter How Slight Prior To Their Trip Or In The Last 2 Weeks .

We also ask that they wear protective masks.


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Make Your Trip Reservations Now  2021 For Some Of The Best Fishing Of The Season!


Multiple Day Vacation Fishing Trip Packages Are Also Available At A Discounted Rate! 

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So, Give Mike A Call To Check Out Discounts Available For These Trips! At 602-370-8058.


Check Out All The Lakes Below The Registration Form Below To Reserve Your Place On Mike’s 2020 Schedule


  Available Arizona Licensed,    Professional, Custom Fishing   

           Adventures / Tours

Lake Pleasant


Lake Pleasant is located 30 miles Northwest of Phoenix and is one of Arizona’s premier fisheries because of the many different species of fish that inhabit its crystal clear water. It is the largest lake in the greater Phoenix area and provides the angler the opportunity to catch trophy sized fish on a variety of species including: Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, Crappie, Bluegill, Carp, and two species of Catfish. The lake is located at the foot of the Bradshaw Mountains and is surrounded by beautiful desert scenery and is inhabited by a vast array of wild life including: deer, javelina, wild burros, and multiple species of birds (including bald eagles). In addition, the lake is known for its spectacular desert sunrises and sunsets. There is no limit on a number of species of fish that inhabit the lake, so it is easy to see why Lake Pleasant is considered one of the premier lakes in Arizona by anglers. Night Striper Fishing Trips Are Also Available Upon Request At An Additional Fee.

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Woods Canyon Lake

Trout Fishing is Rated Excellent On This Lake!!! !!


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Woods Canyon Lake is a beautiful high country lake located 30 miles east of Payson, just off Highway 260 on the Mogollon Rim. At an elevation of 7,500 feet, it is cool summer get away surrounded by majestic Ponderosa Pines and Aspens. The lake covers 55 acres and is teaming with hungry Rainbow trout. The lake is stocked regularly throughout the summer and into the fall. In addition to the picturesque mountain scenery, bald eagles, osprey, elk, and deer can be seen as they visit the lake in search of food and water. Come join us for a “Trout Rout”, today! 

Plus a $100 One Time Gas Fee

Willow Springs Lake

Trout Fishing, Largemouth, And Smallmouth Fishing Is Rated Good To Excellent!


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Willow Springs Lake is the sister lake to Woods Canyon Lake. It is just two miles up the road from the Woods Canyon turnoff on Highway. Willow Springs Lake covers 158 acres of equally beautiful majestic Ponderosa Pines, Oak, and Douglas fir trees. This beautiful high country lake contains a variety of fish species including: Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, and Bluegill. There are no limits on the number of Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, and Bluegill that the angler can catch. Willow Springs is also stocked with trout on a regular basis as is Woods Canyon. It provides the angler with the opportunity for a “MIXED BAG OF FISH”. Some come join us and experience this remarkable fishery, today! 

 Plus a $100 One Time Gas Fee

Deluxe Combo Fishing Package Woods Canyon Lake and Willow Spring Lake

Trout, Largemouth, And Smallmouth Fishing Is Rated Good To Excellent!

April Thru October

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Plus a $100 One Time Gas Fee

2020 Season 

Tonto Lakes Trips

The Spawn Is On!!!!

So Give Mike A Call Today To Reserve Yourself A Place On His 2020 Calendar (602-370-8058)

Bartlett Lake

                The Spawn Is On

Check This Week's Fishing Report for Details

Bartlett Lake is a reservoir that was formed by the damming of the Verde River in the U.S. state of Arizona. It is downstream and to the south of Horseshoe Reservoir. Constructed in 1936–39 by the Salt River Project, the Bartlett Dam and reservoir were named for Bill Bartlett, a government surveyor.

FishLargemouth bassSmallmouth bassChannel catfishFlathead catfishBlack crappie

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Plus a $45 One Time Gas Fee

       Saguaro Lake

Saguaro Lake is the fourth reservoir on the Salt River formed by the Stewart Mountain Dam in the U.S. state of Arizona. The lake is off State Route 87, about halfway between Phoenix and the ghost town of Sunflower. 

FishChannel catfishRainbow troutLargemouth bassSmallmouth bassYellow bass

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 Plus a $55 One Time Gas Fee

    Roosevelt Lake


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Theodore Roosevelt Lake is a large reservoir formed by Theodore Roosevelt Dam on the Salt River in Arizona as part of the Salt River Project. Located roughly 80 miles northeast of Phoenix in the Salt River Valley, Theodore Roosevelt is the largest lake or reservoir located entirely within the state of Arizona when full.

FishLargemouth bassBluegillSmallmouth bassChannel catfishFlathead catfish, and Crappie

Plus a $100 One Time Gas Fee


      Canyon Lake

This Lake Has A Reputation For Producing Trophy Largemouth Bass. 

Canyon Lake is one of four reservoirs that were formed by the damming of the Salt River in the U.S. state of Arizona. The lake was formed by the Mormon Flat Dam, which was completed in 1925 after two years of construction.

FishRainbow troutLargemouth bassSmallmouth bassChannel catfishYellow bass

PLus a $65 One Time Gas Fee

     Apache Lake

Apache Lake is one of four reservoirs built along the Salt River in central Arizona as part of the Salt River Project. 

FishLargemouth bassSmallmouth bassChannel catfishFlathead catfishBlack crappie

Plus a $100 One Time Gas Fee