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Millwood one of many Arkansas lakes seeing Florida bass boost

June 22, 2022

SARATOGA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery trucks delivered a quarter of a million Florida bass to the rich waters of Millwood Lake in southwest Arkansas last week as part of the AGFC’s continued effort to elevate the trophy potential of fish for Natural State bass anglers.

Apply for a 2022 Arkansas alligator hunt permit

June 15, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Applications for the 2022 Arkansas alligator season are available at www.agfc.com from 8 a.m., June 15 through midnight, June 30. Anyone interested in pursuing alligators on public land in Arkansas must apply for one of the six hunting locations within two of Arkansas’s three open Alligator Management Zones.

Invasive plant threatens angling, hunting at Millwood Lake

Jan. 6, 2021

ASHDOWN — Giant salvinia, a harmful aquatic plant, was discovered in Millwood Lake Monday, Dec. 28, by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Army Corps of Engineers staff. This is the fourth known location in southern Arkansas infected by the aquatic invasive species.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 28, 2020

This angler, whose first name is Nate and is from Texarkana, found out just how wild the "Millwood Mayhem" can be when the white bass join the largemouths in randomly schooling and going after the threadfin shad in the cooled-off waters of the lake. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.

Resourceful recycling benefits bank anglers at Millwood Lake

June 24, 2020

SARATOGA — Thanks to some quick thinking and a little groundwork, several bundles of PVC pipe will now play a helpful role in fishing instead of wasting away in a landfill in southwest Arkansas. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fisheries biologists recently added several large fish habitat structures in Lake Millwood constructed of leftover pipe destined for the dump.

Harmon, Jacks top pack at 2020 Commissioners’ Cup youth bass tournament

June 24, 2020

HOT SPRINGS – There was no “blast off” of boats or large crowd to watch the weigh-in at this year’s Commissioners’ Cup youth bass tournament, presented by Xpress Boats, but the fishing fever was no less evident in the ranks of high school and junior high anglers fishing across the state Saturday, June 20. At the end of the day, it was the team of Kanon Harmon of Haskell and Brody Jacks of Tull who stood above the field with an impressive limit of fish from Millwood Lake in Southwest Arkansas. Their six-bass limit measured 102.5 inches, nearly half a foot longer than second place.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

March 18, 2020

Guide Mike Siefert says the white bass run has started in the Millwood Lake area, and one of his recent clients, Tim Narlow of Baton Rouge, displays the product of that run. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.