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.
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.
Aug. 5, 2020
Happy Caldwell, an 81-year-old angler, had a happy day fishing recently with guide John Duncan on DeGray Lake.
July 29, 2020
Jake Young, an 8-year-old from Harrison, caught his first bass on Lake Hamilton a couple of weeks back. His "nana," Nancy Godsey of England, Arkansas, who sent us the photo, says she's not sure whether Jake or she was more excited. Jake told her the fish was "a real fighter."
July 22, 2020
July 15, 2020
Elizabeth Farr, 13, landed a catfish on noodles baited with goldfish at Lake Ouachita recently. Elizabeth's mom, Cassie, said Elizabeth and her sister (in a previous week's photo) caught eight catfish all this size in one trip. Photo provided by Lisa Spencer of Lisa's Bait Shop in Benton.
July 8, 2020
Ella Kate Brown caught her personal best crappie, 14.5 inches long, while recently fishing the backwater of the Arkansas River with her dad, Brandon. Ella Kate was using a black/hot pink Bobby Garland Jig.