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Tempe Town Lake Fishing Guide

Tempe Town Lake is an artificial perennial reservoir located just north of Tempe, AZ and is 1.864 mi in length, an a max depth of 19 feet, which covers 225 surface acres.

Great Fishing at Tempe Town Lake

While Arizona Game and Fish stocks Tempe Town Lake with Rainbow Trout, you can also fish for Channel Catfish, Sunfish, Bluegill, Tilapia, Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Bass and Israeli Carp.

Tempe Town Lake Fishing Areas

Tempe Town Lake Fishing Area are the allowed areas to fish at Tempe Town Lake that is marked on the map below. Fishing is allowed on boats that have a valid boat permit attached to the vessel. To obtain a boat permit, contact the Recreation Services office at 480-350-8625

Tempe Town Lake Stocking

Lake Stocking Arizona Game and Fish will attempt to stock trout in Tempe Town Lake every month from November until February, depending on water conditions. Warm temperatures do not allow trout stocking, but bass, catfish and sunfish may be caught year-round.

Urban Fishing Program

A class U Urban Fishing License is required to fish in the pond. 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

Trout4 (1 for unlicensed child)
Channel Catfish4
Large Bass2 (must be 13-inch min. length)
Sunfish10
White Amur1 (must be 30-inch min. length)

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Popular Types of Fish at Tempe Town Lake

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

Largemounth-bass-fish

Largemouth Bass

Rainbow Trout Fish

Rainbow Trout

Sunfish

Sunfish

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish

Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear 

Rainbow Trout Fish

Rainbow Trout

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Largemouth Bass

Sunfish

Sunfish

Channel-Catfish

Channel Catfish Preferred Bait

Directions to Tempe Town Lake

 

Tempe Town Lake Address
80 E. Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281

Tempe Town Lake Hours

  • PARK HOURS 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Anglers may fish from 5 a.m. until midnight