Shoshone Cove Lake Mohave

Shoshone Cove Lake Mohave

Shoshone Cove is just north of the Princess Cove launch ramp at Lake Mohave Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Fishing is good for smallmouth bass and striped bass.

The wash shoreline is a popular camping and fishing spot.

Lake Mohave on the Arizona/Nevada is amazing with 240 miles of shoreline, spreading 67 miles from end to end, with Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina located right in the center. Relax at the Resort – it’s just 14 miles east of historic Searchlight, only 45 minutes north of Laughlin and an hour away from Las Vegas.

Lake Mohave’s 237 miles of shoreline can be enjoyed year ’round as days are almost always sunny. The terrain surrounding the lake varies from sheer cliffs of multicolored rocks to sandy beaches and secluded coves.

Game fish species include striper, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, bluegill sunfish, crappie, and channel catfish. Nongame fish include carp, razorback sucker, bonytail chub, red shiner and threadfin shad.

The best time of the year to fish for striped bass is April through November with the peak in October. For largemouth bass March through June is generally best and for rainbow trout anytime they are stocked (November through March). Generally, the most productive fishing for striped bass is when the light is low or at night. Using cut bait or lures at these times can be very productive as fish move into shallow water to feed. Day fishing requires trolling or still fishing 40 to 100 feet deep with cut bait or with lures that imitate trout or shad. For largemouth bass, plastic worms, live worms and various lures work best during the spawning season. For the trout, prepared bait works best within 3 to 4 days of a plant.

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