One of guide Mark Crawford's clients and good friend, Alberto, displays his smallmouth bass he caught recently on the Spring River using a sculpin head fly. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
This young angler from north Arkansas, whose first name is Peyton, was the winner of a drawing held at the Youth Fishing Derby at Jim Hinkle State Trout Hatchery in June, and recently got to enjoy the prize, a trout fishing trip with guide Mark Crawford. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
Another happy angler landed a rainbow trout last week in the cool tailwater of north Arkansas.
Wyatt Moritz and his fishing partner, Doug, enjoy taking this brown trout near Cotter Trout Dock earlier this week. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.
A Hot Springs couple celebrate catching some nice rainbow trout in the tailwater of Beaver Lake Dam with guide Austin Kennedy, who says the fishing there continues to rate excellent.
Joshua Mayfield and his son, Noah, landed this impressive 39-inch, 29-pound striper below Carpenter Dam at Lake Catherine earlier this week. That big 'un required the help of Dillon Erwin from Magnet Cove to help haul in, Joshua says. "What a pleasure to meet someone who is eager to help and happy for the success of a stranger," Joshua said. "Great example of an outdoorsman."
LITTLE ROCK – The president of the American Fisheries Society’s Fisheries Administration Section personally delivered a prestigious award to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program earlier this summer.