Lynx Lake is one of the most popular recreation areas in central Arizona. Mild weather, the cool ponderosa pine forest, a serene 55-acre lake, trout fishing, boating, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, archaeological sites, and bird watching attract visitors from throughout Arizona, and bring them back again and again.
Arizona State Game and Fish Department periodically stocks the lake with rainbow trout. A State of Arizona fishing license and trout stamp are required for anglers age 14 and over. Largemouth bass and crappie are also present in the lake. The lake is open all year. Bag limits are 6 trout per day; 6 bass per day; and unlimited on crappie. - Prescott National Forest
Lynx also can be an exciting place to fish for carp. Common carp are very strong fighters and will provide excellent table fair. A quick search on the internet will produce tasty recipes for these robust fish. Corn and an assortment of other baits will attract these fish. Lynx can be difficult to fish, if you are not catching anything try moving to a new spot.
Lynx Lake also has several nearby places that you can Gold Pan on claim-free land. If that sounds like something your into or if there not biting check out this page from the Prescott National Forest so you don't get shot going to the wrong place. - Tom