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Cortez Lake Fishing Guide

Cortez Community Lake is a small, man-made lake located in Phoenix, AZ

Cortez Community Lake is 5 acres and has a maximum depth 15 feet.

Cortez Community Lake is stocked with a variety of fish that includes: for Rainbow Trout, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Sunfish and White Amur.

Urban Fishing Program

A class U Urban Fishing License is required to fish in the pond. Fishing pond is open during park hours from 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Licenses can be purchased from the Arizona Game and Fish Department online or at more than 300 license dealers statewide.

FISH SPECIES

MAX. NUMBER OF FISH PER DAY

Trout 4
Channel Catfish 4
Large Bass 2 (must be 13-inch min. length)
Sunfish 10
White Amur 1 (must be 30-inch min. length)

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Popular Types of Fish at Cortez Lake

Cortez Lake offers a wide variety of fish for Anglers such as Rainbow Trout, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Sunfish and White Amur.

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear 

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish Preferred Bait

Directions to Cortez Lake Community Park

Cortez Lake Address
3434 W Dunlap Ave
Phoenix, AZ 850513

Cortez Lake Hours
5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.