Update on the bathymetry of Apache Lake, Arizona

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Update on the bathymetry of Apache Lake, Arizona

Postby WB Staff » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:03 pm


Update on the bathymetry of Apache Lake, Arizona

...As part of the Salt River reservoirs, Apache Lake is one of the most popular destinations within the Tonto National Forest. The lake is created by Horse Mesa Dam and located along the Apache Trail, a famous scenic drive. While the main function of the reservoir is water storage, the lake recreational center offers boat ramps for angling and watersports, boat storage, a year-round resort and marina, which is regularly stocked with fish.

Various species of fish can be found, including largemouth, crappie, sunfish, channel and flathead catfish, walleye and carp. As part of the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the lake is scheduled to be stocked with 4,000 rainbow trout beginning in November 2018.

Depth information has been updated with bathymetry datasets acquired with multibeam sonar technology as part of a continuous product enhancement plan. As a result, the contours shown on maps are richer and more dense, and the seafloor information has been improved with submerged river bed areas (good spots for finding fish) and other interesting details....

Read it all and see more pix: https://www.navionics.com/usa/blog/post ... BMQ17qPSkg

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