Urban Fishing

Phoenix anglers don't need to drive far to try their luck in the water. The city of Phoenix has contracted with the Arizona Game and Fish Department to stock lakes at seven city parks:

Cesar Chavez Park (Alvord Lake)Cortez ParkDesert West ParkEncanto ParkPapago ParkRoadrunner ParkSteele Indian School Park

These lakes generally are stocked with catfish in June, September and October and trout in November and December. Check out the stocking schedule for specific dates. Please keep in mind that all Arizona state fishing regulations apply to fishing in Phoenix city parks.