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AGFC’s Youth Summer Fish Camps Wrap Up at Dry Run Creek, Little Red River

July 13, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – The Fish Camp program run by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Education Division has seen big growth since starting in 2013, from a couple of free events based out of Little Rock to several camps held throughout the state in 2022, with more anticipated in coming years. This season’s schedule wraps up later this month with a three-day Fly-fishing Camp at Dry Run Creek off the Norfork Dam tailwater in north Arkansas and a three-day Fish Camp at JFK Park next to Greers Ferry Dam in Heber Springs, in north-central Arkansas.

Little Red wild brown trout research enlightens with study of redds

March 30, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – A study more than five years in the making, complete with mapping and detailed observations of microhabitat characteristics, has been conducted by a University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff researcher that will tell anglers more than they’ve ever known about the spawning habits of wild brown trout in the Greers Ferry Dam tailwater of the Little Red River.

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. 

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 3, 2022

A nice rainbow is displayed by an angler named Miles from Wichita, Kansas, who was fishing with guide (and Fishing Report contributor) Mike Winkler recently on the Little Red River. They were fishing pink San Juan worms on a deep-water nymph rig out of the boat with the floodgates open at Greers Ferry Dam. Photo provided by Mike Winkler. 

Little Red River Nimmo Access ramp renovation delayed

Oct. 13, 2021

SEARCY — The boat ramp at the Nimmo Access on the Little Red River was scheduled to be replaced in the coming weeks.  However, due to ongoing work across the river on Mallard Pond Road at Hurricane WMA, the Nimmo Access ramp project will be postponed until further notice.

Falling water levels allow for Nimmo access repair

Oct. 6, 2021

SEARCY – After a two-year wait for water conditions to be right, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is beginning work to repair the ramp and access at Nimmo on the Little Red River. The project is expected to take at least two months.

Prepare for the cold at tailwater trout locations this summer

July 7, 2021

HEBER SPRINGS — Although not normally thought of as float streams, Arkansas’s trout-fishing areas are quickly gaining solid reputations with the growing numbers of kayak anglers in the Natural State. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to remind all boaters that preparing for a safe day on cold, flowing water in summer requires extra precautions beyond what most flat-water paddlers typically experience.