Striper fishing remains hot at Norfork Lake. Our reports from there note large numbers of stripers being caught, and Christmas week appears to be the right time for them.
Big trout are being caught in the Spring River.
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.