Lee's Ferry is one of the West’s greatest fishing destinations on the Colorado River in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and is one of the prettiest places to fish. The river yields wild rainbow trout anywhere from 14 to 22 inches and larger.
At Lee's Ferry, there is a walk-in fishing area in the stretch of the river a 3 mile or so just below the raft trip departure point down to the Paria Riffle where there's a great place to fish.
Lee's Ferry is Home to More Than 20,000 Wild Trout Per Mile.
Popular Types of Fish at Less Ferry
There's a wide variety of fish that is offered at the Lower Salt River such as rainbow trout, large-mouth bass, sunfish and Catfish. Every winter the The Lower Salt River is stocked with catchable-sized rainbow trout. The Lower Salt River is one of the most overlooked local fishing experiences. At the Lower Salt River, below Saguaro Lake, is known for its Rainbow Trout, Catfish, Sunfish and Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass fishing. Year-around, you can take advantage and enjoy the Lower Salt River's trout fishing. Even though it could be a 100°F during the summer time the Lower Salt River the water temperate could be 65°F that the Rainbow Trout can thrive in.
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Directions to Lees Ferry
Lees Ferry is a 15-mile section of the Colorado River in the north-central part of the state, below the Glen Canyon Dam, AZ.