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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 14, 2020

Billy Vanderbilt went fishing for rainbow trout in the Spring River in northeast Arkansas and found success. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

July 8, 2020

Ella Kate Brown caught her personal best crappie, 14.5 inches long, while recently fishing the backwater of the Arkansas River with her dad, Brandon. Ella Kate was using a black/hot pink Bobby Garland Jig.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

June 17, 2020

Robert Bellinger caught these bass using black Zoom Finesse Worms at Dotted Lake near Haskell. Photo provided by Lisa Spencer.

AGFC hatcheries produce more than 7.4 million fish in 2018

Dec. 19, 2018

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked 7,451,885 fish to supplement The Natural State’s waters and provide increased opportunity for anglers in 2018.

Public meetings to update fisheries management on Lake Ouachita, June 7 and 26

May 30, 2018

HOT SPRINGS - Lake Ouachita reigns as one of the best fisheries in Arkansas. Its crystal clear waters accommodate many species of fish that anglers of all types enjoy. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is undergoing its scheduled review and revision process for the lake’s fisheries management plan, and would like to hear directly from the anglers who use this treasured resource. 

Anglers encouraged to keep stripers for conservation

June 21, 2017

Fisheries biologists would like anglers to consider keeping their catch while striper fishing during the heat of summer. This may actually increase the number of stripers available for other anglers.