Aug. 10, 2023
Hayden Greene, a 17-year-old, recently caught this nice catfish on Lee Creek in Van Buren. After a rainstorm has moved through, Hayden was using a 4-pound test line and crappie jig when he hooked this cat in 4 feet of water.
Aug. 3, 2023
Gary Bortz discovered what he described as a great topwater bite for largemouth bass on the Arkansas River somewhere above the Murray Lock and Dam in late July.
July 27, 2023
Lake Charles in northeast Arkansas is turning out some nice bass. Justin Yancey caught this near 6-pounder and another that topped 6 pounds in Lake Charles in recent weeks. He says the bite has been slow but steady and he has been using moving baits.
July 20, 2023
Barrett (shown) and his brother Teagan found the rainbows biting at Calico Rock this week while fishing out of Jenkins Fishing Resort. Photo provided by Dave McCulley.
July 13, 2023
Crew, a youngster from Oklahoma, landed this nice rainbow trout while fishing with family and guide Austin Kennedy recently in the Beaver Lake Tailwater. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.
July 6, 2023
Mitch (no last name provided), a client of Spring River fishing guide Mark Crawford, displays a prized smallmouth bass caught while the duo fished the Spring recently. Cool water at the Spring is a perfect respite from this recent summer heat. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
June 29, 2023
Graeme Shaw, who was visiting Arkansas from Missoula, Montana, earlier this month, caught this nice rainbow on the White River. He estimated it to be about 14 pounds and released it after this photo. "It's the biggest rainbow I've ever caught worldwide."