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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 2, 2021

Greers Ferry Lake fishing guide Tommy Cauley (pictured) got the honors to net a walleye caught by angler Chris Fischer recently on beautiful Greers Ferry. This was one of several walleye caught that day by the duo, in 60 feet of water. Tommy said Thursday that some walleye are roaming under schoolers, others are suspended and on the bottom from 30-50 feet; crawlers and artificial baits are working to catch them. Meanwhile, black bass are eating very shallow, on topwater and out deep too, on a variety of baits.

High school students attend April AGFC meeting

April 23, 2021

HEBER SPRINGS – Students of Heber Springs High School had the opportunity to sit in with commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today at a special town-hall style meeting in their school gymnasium.

Greers Ferry walleye regulation changed to 14-inch length limit

Feb. 3, 2021

HEBER SPRINGS – A new regulation designed to better manage the walleye population on Greers Ferry Lake and its tributaries was put in place beginning Jan. 1.

Sixty new habitat structures put in place on Greers Ferry Lake

Dec. 16, 2020

HEBER SPRINGS – Anglers at Greers Ferry Lake will see an immediate benefit in coming months from a large-scale habitat project conducted Nov. 30-Dec. 4 at Greers Ferry Lake that involved 23 biologists and technicians of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division.

Greers Ferry focus groups help craft fishery management plan

April 3, 2019

HEBER SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has completed its new fishery management plan for Greers Ferry Lake thanks in part to the input of anglers through recent public meetings and surveys. The plan addresses steps the AGFC will take to improve the fishing experience for all anglers on this popular body of water during the next five years.
 

Corps of Engineers seeks comments on documents related to water supply storage reallocation at Greers Ferry Lake

Nov. 15, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Little Rock District is seeking public comments on documents related to water supply storage reallocation at Greers Ferry Lake. The comments period will be open until Dec. 18.

Hatchery-raised shad boost food chain in Arkansas fisheries

Oct. 4, 2017

Fisheries managers often hear cries from enthusiastic anglers, shouting for more bass stockings or more stockings of Florida-strain largemouth, but growing large bass is much more about improving their environment than adding more to the system.