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Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Dec. 11, 2019

Guide Mark Crawford reports that big rainbows are on the move now in the Spring River in north Arkansas and his client, David Aplin from Memphis, displays his catch.

Five locations added to Family and Community Fishing Program

Dec. 11, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocks hundreds of thousands of pounds of trout and catfish in small ponds throughout the state each year to offer anglers an opportunity to enjoy a day fishing from the bank without driving long distances to wet a line. The following ponds have been added to this growing list of locations and will begin to receive stockings of trout this week:

AGFC powers up SWEPCO Lake with massive fish habitat project

Dec. 11, 2019

SILOAM SPRINGS — During the last week, biologists and staff with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission planted a literal forest of fish habitat under the surface of SWEPCO Lake in northwest Arkansas. Throughout the week, men and women cut, tied and sank nearly 500 mature hardwood trees into the lake to create habitat for bass, crappie and other sportfish in the 500-acre powerplant reservoir.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Dec. 4, 2019

This youngster landed a huge hybrid striper Saturday on Norfork Lake. Photo provided by Lou Gabric at Hummingbird Hideaway Resort.

Public invited to speak up about Spring River trout fishery

Dec. 4, 2019

MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public meeting at the Mammoth Spring School Complex from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 16 to gather public input on a trout management plan specific to Spring River. The Complex is at 410 Goldsmith Ave. in Mammoth Spring.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Nov. 27, 2019

Carl Bedell from Washington, D.C., found the Spring River full of hungry bass recently despite the cold temperatures. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Nov. 20, 2019

More good times are to be had at Millwood Lake for kids and adults, according to guide Mike Siefert, as the bass frenzy there continues. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.