6. Morgan Lake

Morgan Lake covers 1,200 acres and is managed by the Navajo Nation. The lake is used to provide cooling for the Arizona Public Service Company Power Plant. Temperatures can reach 100 degrees in the summer, so fishing is more popular during the winter months.
Morgan Lake
Morgan Lake Viewed from the north.
Boat ramp and docking pier is accessible via a dirt road off of Navajo Route 36 or Power Plant Road.

A valid Navajo Nation watercraft permit and decal is required to operate any watercraft. A valid fishing license from Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Fishing is permitted year round. The lake is stocked Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, and Carp. The lake is managed as a quality fishery and has special regulations for bass. No fish between 12 and 17 inches may be kept. Bass under 12 inches or over 17 inches maybe kept. The daily bag and possession limits for bass in Morgan Lake have also been reduced to four (4) fish.

Fishing License
Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife
(928) 871-6451
  • ➠ www.nndfw.org
  • ➠ www.nndfw.org/fish_reg.htm

  • Water Recreation
    Water skiing and wind surfing are popular. A boat ramp and dock is accessible on the north side of the lake. There is no motor size limit for boats on Morgan Lake.

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