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Tempe Town Lake and Urban Fishing Information

A valid Arizona fishing license is required for Arizona resident and non-resident anglers 10 years of age or older fishing any public accessible water in Arizona. Youth under the age of 10 and blind residents do not need to purchase a state fishing license to fish in Arizona.

Tempe Fishing Spots and types of fish in Tempe lakes

Tempe Town Lake: Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Sunfish, Tilapia, Carp and Channel Catfish. Rainbow Trout in the winter months.

Kiwanis Lake: catfish, trout, bass, sunfish, white amur

Evelyn Hallman Pond: catfish, trout, bass, sunfish, white amur

When are Tempe Lakes stocked with fish?

Regular fish stocking occurs throughout the year with exception of June 25 – September 15. The stocking schedule is available from AzGFD.

How much does it Cost to fish in Tempe lakes?

Arizona Resident fishing license prices are as follows:

  • $15¬†for one day – Short-Term Combo Hunt & Fish (Valid for general and community fishing, trout, two pole, Colorado River privilege and Small game hunting).
  • $37 for annual General Fishing license – (Valid for taking all aquatic wildlife, includes community fishing, trout, two pole privileges and Colorado River privilege).

For additional fishing license explanation and non-resident prices see the Az Game and Fish Dept website.

How do I get a License to fish in Tempe?

Get your Arizona Fishing License at the Az Game and Fish Dept.