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Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Dec. 18, 2019

We've seen a lot of nice trout taken in the Spring River, but Doug Bishop found the bass biting there as well with a nice haul. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.

Spring River Trout Management Plan Meeting Canceled

Dec. 16, 2019

MAMMOTH SPRING — Tonight’s scheduled public input meeting for the Spring River Trout Management Plan has been canceled due to inclement weather and predicted deteriorating road conditions in Northeast Arkansas.

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.