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AGFC, UAPB to present trout research at Greers Ferry Tailwater plan meeting March 21

March 9, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will present results of recent research on the wild brown trout fishery in the Greers Ferry Tailwater at 6 p.m. March 21. The presentation will be part of the regular meeting of the Arkansas Fly Fishers and will be held at the AGFC Little Rock Headquarters Auditorium at 2 Natural Resources Drive in Little Rock. Anyone interested in fishing on the tailwater is welcome to attend. 

Don’t tread on the redd

Nov. 10, 2021

MOUNTAIN HOME – Native to Europe, the German brown trout found in the tailwaters of Beaver, Bull Shoals, Norfork and Greers Ferry dams, typically start their spawning run during fall and winter, offering die-hard anglers a chance at some fantastic fishing. But biologists ask anglers to keep a conservation mindset when chasing these gems of the tailwater so everyone will be able to enjoy them for years to come.

Little Red River trout management, habitat work update June 6

May 29, 2019

HEBER SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public meeting about the progress made in habitat work and trout management efforts on the Little Red River below Greers Ferry Dam. The open public meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 6 in Room Four of the Heber Springs Community Center at 201 Bobbie Jean Lane in Heber Springs. 

Cool weather equals hot fishing on Arkansas’s famous trout tailwaters

Oct. 24, 2018

HEBER SPRINGS - As the need for air-conditioning and sandals gives way to the need for a Thermos of coffee and layered clothes, many anglers abandon the water and place their tackle in hibernation mode. But for some die-hard anglers, the best time of year to chase trout is just getting started.

Little Red River enjoys bonus brook trout

Aug. 16, 2017

The Little Red River below Greers Ferry recently saw a few extra brook trout in August, thanks to a surplus of fish at the Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery..Hatchery staff released 860, 9-inch brook trout into the Greers Ferry Tailwater, which were left over after stockings were completed for the Bull Shoals and Norfork tailwaters.

Trout fishing seminar scheduled at Heber Springs visitor center

April 18, 2017

Anglers looking to take their trout-fishing game to the next level are invited to a special intermediate trout-fishing seminar, hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, at the William Carl Garner Visitor Center in Heber Springs from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 29.