July 19, 2023
HEBER SPRINGS — The recipe for healthy aquatic habitat on many Arkansas lakes isn’t quite complete without a fair share of vegetables, but that ingredient has been lacking at Greers Ferry Lake and many other Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs for many years. An intensified effort by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fisheries biologists may prove to be the secret sauce for an improved fishing experience if a new cooking technique pans out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.