March 11, 2020
LITTLE ROCK - If you’re looking for big bass and plenty of good angling action, look to South Arkansas. According to the recently released 2019 Arkansas Tournament Information Program Annual Report, south Arkansas lakes such as Lake Columbia, Lake Erling and Millwood Lake had the best overall rankings among Arkansas bass tournament results last year.
March 4, 2020
Guide Jon Conklin, a regular weekly contributor to the Fishing Report, landed this walleye in the Neills Bluff area of Beaver Lake. It measured 29 inches and 9.75 pounds. He says the walleye bite is starting to turn on with 50-degree water temps. Conklin was using a Smithwick Rogue.
Feb. 26, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — Late winter and early spring are typically the best times of year to hook into big fish. While only one catch can qualify as Arkansas’s state record for a certain species, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Master Angler program is a great way to recognize all of your trophy catches.
Feb. 26, 2020
Young William Rye brought in this massive striper with the help of guide Chris Darby on Lake Ouachita last Sunday (Feb. 23). Photo provided by Andy Rye.
Feb. 19, 2020
Caden Lewis and his dad, Aaron, had a nice day recently on the White River below Bull Shoals Dam. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.
Jan. 29, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — Now’s the time to grab your fishing gear and take advantage of trout fishing in Arkansas.
Jan. 21, 2020
HOT SPRINGS - Dozens of 4- to 5-year-old Virginia pine trees once destined for people’s homes during the holidays are now standing watch over anglers’ presents at the bottom of Lake Hamilton. Thanks to a continued partnership with McAlpine Tree Farms in Bismarck, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists and volunteer anglers have been able to add many new pieces of fish habitat around bank-fishing accesses at Lakes Hamilton and Catherine in Hot Springs.