MOUNTAIN HOME – An Arkansas fishing mark that had held for nearly 33 years finally fell last weekend when a Kansas angler making an annual trek with friends to the White River pulled in a cutthroat trout weighing 10 pounds, 2 ounces. The catch was certified by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s chief of fisheries today.
A fun time for an angler and his dog awaits on the Spring River, especially with bigger rainbows active now with cool temps and cloudy days. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
LITTLE ROCK - With 81 filled tags, Arkansas’s 2018 alligator hunting season ended just shy of the record harvest set last year.
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission helped provide fishing opportunities for more than 45,000 people this year through catfish and trout stockings and events focused on community ponds and fishing derbies in 2018.
LITTLE ROCK – You can go on an outdoor adventure in The Natural State without leaving home when the new season of “Arkansas Wildlife” debuts this weekend.
PERRYVILLE - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special in-the-field workshop to teach interested landowners how to balance Northern bobwhite habitat with agriculture, livestock and timber production from 4 to 7 p.m., Oct. 9 at Diamond Trail Riding Stables in Perryville.
Lake Hamilton, as seen from the new hiking trail on Electric Island on the southeast side of the lake, about a mile from the Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery. Lake Hamilton, according to our reports from Greeson Marine in the Fishing Report, is at prime fishing temperature this week and the fall bite is happening.