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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 18, 2021

Jessie Valleroyi joined in with the many anglers who are finding the brown trout excellent right now in the higher waters on the White River, thanks to all the generation from Bull Shoals Dam for the area's power needs. Browns love the water. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.

 

 

Jssie Valleroyi 

AGFC’S Hogan hatchery improvements to increase efficiency

Feb. 17, 2021

LONOKE — Thanks to a planned renovation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Joe Hogan State Fish Hatchery will soon be able to increase efficiency and provide even more benefit to Arkansas anglers. The next phase of the Hogan renovation, slated for this year, includes the engineering and construction of an indoor spawning and hatching facility for warmwater species raised at the hatchery.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 11, 2021

Jeff Jones didn't let the extra clothing to battle the cold weather stop him from battling and winning against a White River brown trout near Cotter Trout Dock recently. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.

Put a twist in your fishing routine

Feb. 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The twister tail or curly-tailed grub is one of the most basic, but effective lures in the multi-species angler’s tacklebox. 

Late Christmas presents arrive for Lake Conway anglers

Feb. 10, 2021

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Habitat for the Holidays Program supplies anglers throughout the state with used and leftover Christmas trees to sweeten up their own fishing locations, but anglers at Lake Conway’s Lawrence Landing saw a bonus batch of trees thanks to Lowe’s home improvement store in Conway.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 4, 2021

Greg Archer enjoyed the brown trout bite on the White River below Bull Shoals recently. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.

Boaters reminded to unplug when trailering vessels

Feb. 3, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – Anglers and hunters and other boaters who use the state’s waterways are being reminded by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division of a new regulation that took effect Jan. 1, 2021, requiring all boat drain plugs to be removed before and during trailering of vessels to and from access facilities on lakes, rivers and streams.