• Rio Vista Lake or Rio Vista Pond is an urban lake at Rio Vista Park in central Phoenix, It's open from 6:00 to 10:30 PM. You can catch Rainbow Trout, Largemouth, Sunfish, and Channel Catfish at Rio Vista Lake. They have picnic tables, ramadas, a dog park, playground and all the other amenities you would find at a city park plus a skate park. The fish are safe to eat. The Arizona Game and Fish department say that 80% of the fish are stocked and usually caught within 30 days, making them basically fresh from the farm. The green water is a sign that the lake is healthy. There is a lot of fun things to do at Rio Vista Recreation Center, if you have anymore questions or want more details about Rio Vista Recreation center visit the city of Peoria web site.

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  • GPS:
    Latitude: 33°37'3.95"N Longitude: 112°14'57.75"W
    Phone Numbers for more information::
    (602) 495-0739
    Restrictions/Season of Use:
    fishing open from 6 to 10:30 Pm
    Road Conditions:
    Paved
    Land Ownership:
    City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department
    Ranger Station/District:
    No
    Entrance Fees/Permits:
    There is no access fee at Rio Vista Lake unless you want to reserve ramadas or join there club
    Elevation:
    1170 feet
    Max Surface Acres:
    2.7
    River Lake Impounds:
    None
    Average Depth:
    8 ft
    Bag Limit:
    This bag limit at Rio Vista lake is 2 catfish, 2 trout, 1 bass (13 INCH MINIMUM), 1 white Amur (30 INCH MINIMUM).
    Boat/Engine Restrictions:
    No boats on Rio Vista Lake
    Boats to Rent:
    No
    Swimming:
    No
    Camping:
    No
    Barrier free Access:
    No
    Trailer Spaces:
    No
    Electricity:
    No
    Launching Area:
    No
    Water Skiing:
    No
    Cleaning Stations:
    No
    Marinas:
    No
  • Rio Vista Lake is on the northeast corner of Thunderbird Rd and 91st avenue. Exit the 101 on Thunderbird Rd and head west to 91st avenue and take a right and you can't miss it.

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    Rick S.: His biggest trout to date. Caught using a spinner. - azgfd weekend roundup