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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 21, 2021

Joe Carpenter, who was fishing with his dad, Steve Carpenter from Germantown, Tennessee, and Greers Ferry Lake fishing guide Tommy Cauley, shows off one of the many white bass he had his dad caught in the north-central Arkansas lake recently.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 14, 2021

Karen VanAnrooy, who is from Missouri, pulled this beautiful, 19-inch rainbow trout from the Beaver Lake tailwaters recently. She was fishing with guide Austin Kennedy.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 7, 2021

Trey Griffin from East Texas visited Millwood Lake and took advantage of the improved crappie bite, fishing with Mackey Harvin of Millwood Lake Guide Service. 

Learn the ropes at Central Arkansas fly-fishing fair

Oct. 6, 2021

LITTLE ROCK —  The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Arkansas Fly Fishers will host a special fly-fishing event from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in the River Market District of Downtown Little Rock. Anyone interested in fly-fishing, fly-tying or simply enjoying the beauty of a stream flowing through the mountains in fall is encouraged to attend.

AGFC stops the slide at Lake Overcup

Oct. 6, 2021

MORRILTON — Contractors working with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will begin work this week at Lake Overcup to repair damage to the backside of the lake’s dam to protect its overall integrity.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 30, 2021

Lou Gabric, the operator of Hummingbird Hideway Resort on Norfork Lake in north Arkansas, and a contributor to the Weekly Fishing Report, has been getting out more these days on Norfork and landing some nice fish. Here he's shown with a nice stringer of walleye, and he says the crappie, walleye and catfish are all biting fairly well now on Norfork Lake. 

AGFC lowers booms on giant salvinia spread at Lake Columbia and beyond

Sept. 29, 2021

MAGNOLIA – Giant salvinia, a highly invasive aquatic plant that was first detected in Lake Columbia in December 2019, has the full attention of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division. AGFC biologists have partnered with multiple agencies in attempts to slow its potential spread not only in this lake, but in other nearby waterways.