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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

April 27, 2023


This young angler is 10-year-old Corbin (no last name provided) from Texas, who lassoed this impressive 21-inch rainbow out of the Beaver Dam Tailwater in northwest Arkansas while fishing with guide Austin Kennedy. Corbin was fishing with chartreuse Fire Eggs. That's a memory he'll never forget.


Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

April 20, 2023

Millwood Lake in southwestern Arkansas is widely known for behemoth largemouth bass, but anglers lately have found some behemoth crappie, too. Eddie McPherson from near Greenbrier landed this serious slab, while his friend Jim Elliot took the picture as they fished with guide Mike Siefert last week.

AGFC’s Jeremy Risley moves into black bass program coordinator role

April 19, 2023

With 20 years at the AGFC, including the last 18 as a fisheries biologist, Mountain Home 's Jeremy Risley is moving into the role as black bass program coordinator.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

April 13, 2023

Taylor Goodman sent us this photo of his wife and the monster rainbow trout she caught on Saturday on the Norfork tailwater. The Goodmans didn't have official scales on hand and the fish was ready to return to the water, so they got no weight. But the fish was 30-plus inches in length with a girth of about 20 inches, allowing them to estimate this fish at about 18 pounds.


Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

April 6, 2023

Guide Mike Winker took an angler named Lawrence (no last name provided) after the rains of Wednesday onto the Little Red River, where Lawrance landed this nice brown trout. Winkler said that even with the high water on the Little Red, he's finding nice fishing opportunities for his anglers by fishing streamers.

Listen to Paddle Palooza on Arkansas Wildlife Podcast

April 5, 2023

PONCA — Trey Reid and Jeff Williams from the Arkansas Wildlife crew sit down with Kerry and Debbie Moore of Moore Outdoors on the Big Piney as well Brad Wimberly of Turner Bend Outfitter on the Mulberry to talk about all things outfitters, paddling and stream fishing for smallmouth bass.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

March 30, 2023

Jim Harsch from Fort Smith was looking for bass along with his guide, Mike Siefert of Millwood Lake Guide Service, earlier this week, but it turned out the Millwood crappie liked lizards as well as the bass did.