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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 2, 2023

One of guide Austin Kennedy's recent clients, Cathy (no last name provided) from Arizona, shows off her nice catch of a rainbow trout hooked in the Beaver Lake tailwater in northwest Arkansas. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 26, 2023

Curtis Priest made a trophy catch recently on Lake Hamilton. Fishing in an Arkansas Bass Team Trail tournament, Priest hauled in this bass weighing about 10.5 pounds. A fin clip was collected by tournament organizers for subsequent genetic evaluation.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 12, 2023

James Clingan sent us a rarity for the Weekly Fishing Report, a catch of a sauger by James' girlfriend, Ashley, at Lock and Dam 5 on the Arkansas River. "It's her very first catch. Talk about excited," James said.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 5, 2023

Mike Casey Sr., a finance professor at the University of Central Arkansas, caught a few keeper crappie in Lake Conway on Dec. 20 with his colleague Tom Snyder. They were fishing with Bobby Garland Jigs. The weather was great, giving the pair a good day for canoeing down Gold Creek. Photo provided by Tom Snyder.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Dec. 15, 2022

Frank Williams landed some nice smallmouth bass while fishing Bull Shoals Lake with veteran guide Del Colvin recently. Bull Shoals produces plenty of opportunity for smallmouth bass, he says. Photo provided by Del Colvin.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Dec. 1, 2022

Regular Fishing Report contributor Lou Gabric of Hummingbird Hideaway Resort on Norfork Lake welcomed four of his nephews to the lake during the Thanksgiving holiday, and they had a big time fishing. From left to right are Lane Floyd of Johns Island, South Carolina; Kenton Luff of Austin, Texas; and Cameron Luff and John Creighton from Spring, Texas.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Nov. 25, 2022

The impressive smallmouth bass was caught by one of guide Del Colvin's clients, Mike K. (no last name provided) this past week on Bull Shoals Lake. Del says the fishing overall has been good this week on Bull Shoals. If you land a smallmouth like that, we'd say that's a forever memory. Photo provided by Del Colvin.