• Sunset at Lake Mead's Boulder Basin

    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

BOULDER BEACH FISHING PIER RE-OPENED

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Date: May 23, 2013

National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release

For Immediate Release: May 23, 2013
Release No.: 2013-34
Contact: Christie Vanover, 702-283-2344

BOULDER BEACH FISHING PIER RE-OPENED

 Boulder Beach Fishing Pier Re-Opened May 21, 2013.

BOULDER CITY, Nev. - Repairs to the fishing pier located at Boulder Beach are complete, and it has been repositioned back out on the water at Lake Mead.

The pier, a popular destination for anglers, was temporarily pulled out of the water in March because vandalism made it unsafe for visitors.

Popular fish found at Lake Mead NRA include largemouth bass, rainbow trout, striped bass, black crappie, channel catfish and bluegill. For more information about fishing at Lake Mead NRA, visit http://www.nps.gov/lake/planyourvisit/fishing.htm.

-NPS-

Did You Know?

Down River view of Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam, the world's largest hydroelectric installation at the time of its construction, presented massive challenges to its designers and builders, yet the project was completed in less than five years! Hoover Dam backed up the waters of the Colorado River to create Lake Mead.