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Catfish ‘leftovers’ mean more fishing opportunity throughout state

Sept. 2, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Here’s a reason to get excited about leftovers: The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division has some summer leftovers that will mean more opportunities for Arkansans to catch catfish.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Aug. 26, 2020

David Brewer, kayak fishing with his dad, E.J. Brewer, on Aug. 11, caught this nice, 4-pound, 4-ounce bass. Photo provided by E.J. Brewer.

 

Bokker deals with the ups and downs of water at Raft Creek

Aug. 21, 2020

GEORGETOWN – It’s been an interesting summer around the Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms Wildlife Management Area. In June, with the White and Cache rivers running over their banks, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission habitat biologist Jacob Bokker and his crew couldn’t get into the oversaturated bottoms to get to their moist-soil preparation for the upcoming waterfowl season.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Aug. 19, 2020

A 10-year-old from Houston named Ethan caught this spectacular 25-inch rainbow trout in the Beaver Lake tailwater fishing with guide Austin Kennedy recently.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Aug. 12, 2020

Guide  Jon Conklin, who reports for the Fishing Report from Beaver Lake, went fishing with another guide, Jeff Wilson, and caught this striper last week on the lake. He says the bite is strong early in the morning using bream and brood minnows, and some great topwater is going on, too, at Beaver Lake.

 

 

Greenbrier, Beebe ponds join AGFC Family and Community Program roster

Aug. 5, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Two locations have been added to the lineup of ponds in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program, bringing the total number of ponds statewide to 49. Also, a new Geographic Information System mapping tool has been added to the AGFC’s website that will make it easy to find all 49 statewide ponds.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Aug. 5, 2020

Happy Caldwell, an 81-year-old angler, had a happy day fishing recently with guide John Duncan on DeGray Lake.