Prescott, Arizona

See it like you’ve never seen it before.

Watson Lake Fishing & Camping

Fishing is allowed in Watson Lake with a valid AZ fishing license.  Click here for more information and/or to buy a fishing license online.

Fish For: Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, sunfish, channel catfish, crayfish, and crappie.

Bag Limits:

  • Trout: 6
  • Bass: 6
  • Catfish: 10
  • Crappie: Unlimited
  • Sunfish, Carp and Bullheads: Unlimited

Overnight camping IS AVAILABLE within Watson Lake Park.  Click here for more info.

Goldwater Lake Fishing & Camping

Fishing is allowed in Goldwater Lake with a valid AZ fishing license.  Click here for more information and/or to buy a fishing license online.

Fish For: Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, sunfish, channel catfish, and crayfish.

Bag Limits:

  • Trout: 6
  • Bass: 1; minimum size 13 inches.
  • Catfish: 10
  • Sunfish, Carp and Bullheads: Unlimited

Overnight camping NOT AVAILABLE within Goldwater Lake Park. There is nearby camping available, within 5-8 miles from the lake.  Click here for camping opportunities in the Groom Creek area.

Need Maps? Forget Anything?

Forget your sunscreen?  Need some water bottles or a hydration pack?  Just have some questions or need directions to the lake or local trails?

Stop by Manzanita Outfitters in Prescott.  Manzanita Outfitters is your outdoor adventure store. They stock quality watercraft, safety gear, and more for adventuresome oarsman.  There are also gear choices for cycling, hiking, camping, climbing and more.

See them on the web at http://manzanitaoutfitters.com/

Hiking and Mountain Biking