Fishing

Fly & Bait Fishing

There are 5 trout fishing lakes in the Alpine area: Big Lake, Luna Lake, Nelson Reservoir, Hulsey Lake (this lake is currently drained due to the 2011 Wallow Fire) and Crescent Lake. There are also various fishing streams: East Fork of the Black River (along FR 276), Little Colorado River, Greer, Sheep’s Crossing, Silver Creek, West Fork of the Black River Campground.

Flies, PowerBait, worms, fishing poles, & other supplies are available at ‘The Tackle Shop’, & ‘Alpine Country Store’ in Alpine. Big Lake and Luna Lake have a boat rental and fishing/food supplies store onsite.