Hunting and Fishing in Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ

The White Mountains have some of the best hunting, fishing and fly fishing anywhere in the United States. With so many lakes stocked with fish including rainbow trout and big mouth bass, Pinetop-Lakeside is an angler’s paradise. Plus the forests of the White Mountains have trophy elk, deer and wild turkeys. In fact, the area is home to the largest Elk in the US. No matter what type of outdoor sport you prefer, Rainbow Lake Retreat is the ideal family vacation rental for your next hunting or fishing trip.

Fish common to Rainbow Lake and other lakes in the White Mountains of Arizona

State fishing license with trout stamp is required for 14 & older, limit 6 for licensed and 3 for unlicensed anglers under 13 to fish at Rainbow Lake. Arizona Fish and Game sometimes has events that help your kids learn to fish, including biggest fish contests. So even if you and your family have never fished before, when you get your fishing license, you can get help on how to catch whichever fish are in season during your visit.

White Mountain Game Animals

The White Mountains have some of the best hunting anywhere which is why it’s a great spot for your kids’ first hunting trip with you or a photography safari to shoot fantastic photos. Take a look at all the trophy sized animals that call the area home:

You must have the proper permits from the proper fish and game authority depending on where you’re hunting or fishing. For more information on hunting and fishing in the White Mountains, contact Arizona Game and Fish, White Mountain Apache Tribe Game and Fish, and Navajo Nation Fish and Wildlife.

Whether you and your family are here to fish, hunt or just hang out and watch wildlife, Rainbow Lake Retreat is a quiet getaway spot for your family to relax and enjoy the outdoors together.

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