Roosevelt Lake is the largest lake in central Arizona and is known as one of the very best bass fishing lakes (Aka, Bass Fishing Paradise in Arizona) in Arizona usually always reporting good to excellent bass fishing conditions on Roosevelt Lake.
Roosevelt Lake is the head lake in a chain of 4 lakes (Roosevelt Lake, Apache Lake, Canyon Lake and Saguaro Lake) and then flow into the Salt River and another great fishing area known as the Lower Salt River.
Roosevelt Lake is over 22,000 surface acres and can be 23+ miles long when the lake is full and it's shores are lined with submerged bushes, trees, various covers and more provides plenty of cover and perfect nutrient-rich forage that bass fish love to feast on.
Popular Types of Fish at Roosevelt Lake
Roosevelt Lakes offers a wide variety of fish such as Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Striped Bass, Crappie, Blue Gill, Sunfish, Catfish and the always favorite Carp.
White Bass Fish
Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear
Directions to Roosevelt Lake
From Phoenix, AZ drive US 60 Freeway East and proceed through Apache Junction and turn left on State Route 88. You will drive pass Canyon Lake, Tortilla Flat and Apache Lake on the way to Roosevelt Lake. The road goes from paved to a narrow dirt road. If you have a fear of heights, don't go this way.