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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 7, 2020

Brandon Pellham caught this 26.5-inch-long brown trout at Parker Bottoms in the Beaver Lake tailwater last Friday. Brandon was using a 2.5-inch Rapala Husky Jerk Minnow on a Fenwick HMG Rod, Mitchell308 reel with a 6-pound Power Pro Braid. Brandon released the trout back to the tailwater after this photo; perhaps another angler will catch it someday, he said. Photo provided by Jeremy Brown.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 30, 2020

Kara Reinbolt from Holiday Island recently brought in this nice 23-inch rainbow trout on the Beaver Lake tailwater. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

May 27, 2020

Ian Seng of Little Rock caught his first rainbow trout, with Austin Kennedy guiding him in the Beaver Lake tailwater in Northwest Arkansas. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.

Anglers can find additional golden rainbows in White River

May 6, 2020

NORFORK – More golden rainbow trout have been stocked in the White River system below Bull Shoals Lake dam. About 500 of the rainbow trout that have a color variation making them appear a bright golden yellow were part of a shipment of 10,000 rainbow trout stocked Monday from the access here to other points upriver toward the dam.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Feb. 26, 2020

Young William Rye brought in this massive striper with the help of guide Chris Darby on Lake Ouachita last Sunday (Feb. 23). Photo provided by Andy Rye.

White River anglers finding gold in their rainbows thanks to recent trout stocking

May 8, 2019

COTTER — Anglers on the White River below Bull Shoals Dam have struck gold in the last few days, thanks to a recent stocking of 7,500 rainbow trout, which included some with a golden color variation.

Arkansas trout permit price increase to benefit world-class fisheries

April 17, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — With the signing of Senate Bill 486 on April 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas General Assembly have started the ball rolling to maintain the fantastic trout fishery that draws thousands of anglers from across the country to The Natural State each year.