Can you fish Lake Mohave?

Spanning over 67 miles along the Nevada/Arizona border, Lake Mohave is one of the best lakes in the Southwest to cast your reel. Anglers congregate here to catch several different kinds of fish including striped bass, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish and sometimes even rainbow trout.

Are there trout in Lake Mohave?

A rainbow trout caught for release in Lake Mohave. Lake Mohave was stocked too – with rainbow trout, threadfin shad, and more. There, trout flourished in the cold waters from the bottom of Lake Mead released through Hoover Dam into the deep canyon areas of upper Lake Mohave.

Are there crappie in Lake Mohave?

Striped bass can be caught as deep as the 100-foot range – especially during summer and winter. Other species in Lake Mohave include crappie, trout, bluegill and catfish.

What fishing license do I need for Lake Mohave?

You must carry a valid Nevada or Arizona fishing license to fish Lake Mead or Lake Mohave. These can be purchased in nearby towns or at most park marinas. Marina stores also stock fishing supplies and bait.

What animals are in Lake Mohave?

The Lake Mead National Recreation Area is home to bats, desert bighorn Sheep, mule deer, coyotes, bobcats, and more. Also a variety of lizards and snakes including gila monsters and the rattlesnakes.

Where can I fish at Lake Mohave?

You will find a wide range of fishing spots at Lake Mohave. If you are brand new, stick closer to the shoreline near Cottonwood Cove for the easiest options. If you are on a boat, know that the upper 20 miles of the reservoir is much colder all year long. This comes from the deep water releases from Hoover Dam.

What is the deepest part of Lake Mohave?

37 m
Lake Mohave/Max depth
The 64-mile long reservoir covers approximately 30,000 surface acres, with a maximum depth of 120 feet. It is subject to fluctuating water levels, usually about 15 to 20 feet. The upper 20 miles of the reservoir lies within Black Canyon and is cold all year from Hoover Dam’s deep-water releases.

Where can I fish in Lake Mohave?

Is Lake Mohave safe to swim in?

There are many places to swim in the bright blue waters of Lake Mead and Lake Mohave. Please be aware that there are no lifeguards in the park. Always wear a life jacket. Most fatalities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area could have been avoided if the person in the water was wearing a life jacket.

What kind of fish are in Lake Mohave?

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Where is Lake Mohave in Las Vegas Nevada?

Lake Mohave was created in 1951 following the construction of Davis Dam on the Colorado River southeast of Las Vegas. It is located within the Lake Mead Recreational Area and is administered by the National Park Service.

How to get to Willow Beach Lake Mohave?

From here, turn east and travel approximately 13 miles to Cottonwood Cove at Lake Mohave. To reach Willow Beach, stay on Highway 93 from Las Vegas through Boulder City. Crossover into Arizona via the Hover Dam Bypass and in another 12 miles, you will reach the turnoff to Willow Beach.