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Community Fishing Bulletin: April 18, 2018

Posted April 18, 2018

A golden algae battle is nearing the end
This past winter, more Arizona lakes tested positive for golden algae than any year since 2005, when we first confirmed golden algae.  But the end is in sight.

Phoenix-area Community waters such as Riverview, Cortez and Alvord lakes have been successfully treated and are receiving their regularly scheduled fish stockings again. Tempe Town Lake is on the verge of recovery and is again expected to be stocked with catfish the week of April 23-28.

Trout stockings will continue at Green Valley Lakes in Payson until early May. For more details check out the stocking schedule. The schedule is also posted inside the information cabinets at all CFP waters.

Wanna fish for free?
There are two upcoming opportunities to try fishing for free. We are proud to partner with the city of Glendale and the town of Payson to provide a few hours of fishing with free loaner rods and bait available at both events. A fishing license is not required during the event hours as long as anglers register at the AZGFD booth on during event hours. The events are:

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