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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 28, 2023

Keith (no last name provided) from Missouri caught and released this beautiful 24-inch, 6- pound rainbow trout while fishing out of Jenkins Fishing and Motel at Calico Rock.

Low water brings boating hazards near the surface

Sept. 27, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — A hot, dry summer has left Arkansas lakes and rivers lower than usual for the arrival of fall, and the weather has brought water hazards closer to the surface. Recreational boaters and anglers need to be extra vigilant these days.

AGFC doubles bounty on Lake Conway rewards

Sept. 27, 2023

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is doubling down on its “Cash In on Conway” fishing promotion, increasing the prize money for each tagged fish from $500 to $1,000.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 21, 2023

Collin Bryant of Memphis caught what he said was "the catch of a lifetime" last Thursday (Sept. 14) on the Spring River at Mammoth Spring, a 20-inch brown trout, his personal best. After this photo, he released it back to the Spring. 

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 14, 2023

Russ Hannah caught this nice brown trout on a guppie pattern while fishing with Spring River guide Mark Crawford recently. The Spring River, though spring-fed, has been low like most of Arkansas's lakes and streams lately, but the fish are biting.

AGFC stocks nearly half-million shad into Greers Ferry Lake

Sept. 13, 2023

HEBER SPRINGS — Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission boosted the food chain at Greers Ferry Lake this week with the release of at least 476,000 threadfin shad from the lake’s nursery pond near Mill Creek Recreation Area.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 7, 2023

Keeling Grubb from Eureka Springs landed an impressive 20-inch rainbow trout while fishing with guide Austin Kennedy on the Beaver Lake Tailwater recently.