Without access to trees, AGFC fisheries biologists build their own at Lake Hamilton for habitat
June 15, 2022
HOT SPRINGS – The sinking of trees cut from a lake’s nearby shoreline has become a popular Arkansas Game and Fish Commission method for boosting a fishery and helping the anglers using it, but some bodies of water like Lake Hamilton don’t offer the luxury of such handy habitat tools.
Aspiring pro angler Tyson reels in monster striper in Lake Hamilton
Feb. 16, 2022
HOT SPRINGS – Stephen Tyson Jr.'s early competitive fishing Saturday in the Phoenix Bass Fishing League tournament on Lake Hamilton was interrupted by an extended fight with a fish he didn’t count on: a massive striped bass.
Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report
July 29, 2020
Jake Young, an 8-year-old from Harrison, caught his first bass on Lake Hamilton a couple of weeks back. His "nana," Nancy Godsey of England, Arkansas, who sent us the photo, says she's not sure whether Jake or she was more excited. Jake told her the fish was "a real fighter."
AGFC works behind scenes at FLW Cup
Aug. 7, 2019
HOT SPRINGS — The Black Bass Program and the Family and Community Fishing Program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be helping behind the scenes this week as Fishing League Worldwide’s 2019 FLW Cup returns to the Hot Springs area.
Anglers reaping dollars catching prized fish in Hot Springs lakes
May 8, 2019
HOT SPRINGS – A local bass tournament on Lake Hamilton became even more profitable than expected for four lucky tourney anglers, who each hauled $1,000 prize-winning bass Saturday, May 4, the fourth day of the 2019 $101,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge.
AGFC to dedicate new nature trail at Lake Hamilton Sept. 21
Sept. 5, 2018
HOT SPRINGS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and The Nature Conservancy will dedicate the new Electric Island Nature Trail at Lake Hamilton on Friday, Sept. 21. Access to the island is by water, so the AGFC will open the event with a special float via kayak or motorboat shuttle beginning at 9 a.m.