Phoenix Community Fishing

“If people can’t get to the fish, we’ll bring the fish to the people.”

Encanto Lake

More than 4 million Arizona residents live within a 20-minute drive of a stocked Community
Fishing Program lake. Close by and convenient, all the parks offer parking and other amenities to
make your fishing trip and park visit enjoyable.
Distinctive Community Fishing Program signs are posted at key locations at all participating waters,
uniquely identifying these fisheries from other waters. The signs also highlight the fishing license
requirements and bag limit regulations that apply to Community Fishing waters.

park information

LOCATION – Encanto Park
2605 N 15th Avenue

PARK HOURS – 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

SIZE – 7.5 acres. Maximum depth 10 feet.


Swimming, wading, glass containers, and littering are prohibited. Alcoholic beverage permits required. Private boats not allowed. Fishing prohibited from golf course as posted. Other rules as posted.

Daily bag limits

4 catfish
4 trout
2 bass (13 inch minimum)
10 sunfish
1 white amur (30 inch minimum)
Statewide limits apply to all other species


Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department
602 261-8991

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