Arizona Regulations

Prior to fishing at these lakes, make sure that you have the appropriate licenses and are familiar with the governing agency's boating, fishing, and/or hunting regulations for that particular lake or area.

Arizona Game & Fish
(602) 942-3000
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  • Lyman Lake (Map #7)

    Lyman Lake is located along the Little Colorado River between St. Johns and Springerville just off of US 191. The lake is a popular fishing spot. When the surface acreage is large enough, water sports activities are very popular. The lake is located at an approximate elevation of 6,000 feet and is close to the White Mountains.
    Arizona State Parks
    P.O. Box 1428
    St. Johns, AZ 85936
    (928) 337-4441


    Non-motorized Boating Fishing Swimming
    Hiking Horseback Riding Wildlife
    Boating, camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, wildlife watching, and photography.


    Camping Boat Ramp
    Restrooms Drinking water
    Two developed campgrounds: Ashurst Lake and Forked Pine with 25 campsites each with tables, fire rings, and cooking grills. Campground season is from early May through mid-October. Drinking water and toilets are available at these campgrounds only when they are open.


    Park entrance fee.
    Campsites fees.
    Fishing license is required from the Arizona Game and Fish.


    This lake contains largemouth bass, channel catfish, carp, and walleye.

    Fishing License

    Arizona Game & Fish
    (602) 942-3000

    Water Recreation

    Boating Canoeing Kayaking
    Wind surfing Swimming
    Water recreation includes motorized boating, rafts, canoes, kayaks, windsurfs, and swimming.