A silhouette of an angler casting into Lake Pleasant, an excellent fishing spot near Phoenix.

47 Best Fishing Spots Near Phoenix

Give this a minute to soak in: The Phoenix area is surprisingly packed with some of the best fishing spots in Arizona. We show you dozens of spots and help you find one nearby.

The blue water of Alamo Lake curves between barren rocks.

Complete Fishing Guide to Alamo Lake

Alamo Lake isn’t always mentioned in the same breath as giants like Lake Havasu or Roosevelt Lake, but this stunning desert oasis has great fishing for bass, crappie and catfish.

Two cactus plants stand in front of Roosevelt Lake, one of the best fishing lakes in Arizona.

Roosevelt Lake Fishing: Catch Bass & Lots More

Roosevelt Lake is a massive reservoir with fishing opportunities to match. It’s one of the best places in Arizona to catch bass, catfish and crappie. We’ll get you off to a great start.