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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 16, 2023

Angler Sean Combs from Mountain Home had a stellar day on Bull Shoals Lake recently catching an assortment of nice fish, including this massive striper, while fishing with guide Del Colvin.

Double-digit Hamilton hawg helps kick off master angler list for 2023

Feb. 15, 2023

HOT SPRINGS –  Anglers at the January 14 Arkansas Bass Team Trail bass tournament on Lake Hamilton witnessed a special treat at weigh-in, a 10.64 pound largemouth brought to the scales by Curtis Priest of Jessieville.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 9, 2023

Will Heaton caught this nice healthy trout on a chilly day fishing the Spring River in northeast Arkansas with guide Mark Crawford. Trout, smallmouth bass and more are being caught these days on the Spring.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 2, 2023

One of guide Austin Kennedy's recent clients, Cathy (no last name provided) from Arizona, shows off her nice catch of a rainbow trout hooked in the Beaver Lake tailwater in northwest Arkansas. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 26, 2023

Curtis Priest made a trophy catch recently on Lake Hamilton. Fishing in an Arkansas Bass Team Trail tournament, Priest hauled in this bass weighing about 10.5 pounds. A fin clip was collected by tournament organizers for subsequent genetic evaluation.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 19, 2023

Eric Antrim from Fresno, California, was stripping streamer patterns and going after brown trout on a cold winter day on the Little Red River with guide Mike Winkler. Brown and yellow Double Deceiver patterns were on the menu and the fish were liking it, Winkler says. Photo provided by Mike Winkler.

AGFC bolsters fish habitat in Bull Shoals Lake

Jan. 18, 2023

MOUNTAIN HOME —  The Fisheries Division of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission completed a near all-hands-on-deck habitat project in December 2022, adding hundreds of trees to fish attractors across Bull Shoals Lake in northern Arkansas. The effort was one of many the lake has seen to improve angler success at this famous Natural State fishing destination.