Crappie fishing is ideal in several central Arkansas locales, from Harris Brake (pictured), to Brewer Lake, to the Little Maumelle River by the River Valley Marina, to the edges and the jetties of the Arkansas River's Little Rock and Maumelle pools.
Regarded as the state's best crappie lake, the Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir is living up to its reputation with outstanding reports of crappie catches, according to our reports.
The drawdown of Lake Hamilton has brought up some of the usual underwater structure, but good reports are coming from anglers looking for bass.
The Beaver Lake tailwaters are active right now. Our reports indicate great trout action going on, such as near the Houseman access pictured here.
Trout stocking will begin this month on area ponds and streams, including the tailwater of Carpenter Dam below Lake Catherine.
Crappie fishing continues to heat up throughout the state. With the weather expected in the next few weeks, November should be grand.
Millwood Lake was already warming up as a "hot spot" a few weeks back, but now it's really on fire, guide Mike Siefert said this week. Bass anglers need to head that way.