Feb. 24, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — The polar vortex that covered The Natural State in snow and wreaked havoc on people’s plumbing also may have caused some temporary setbacks with threadfin shad populations in some Arkansas lakes, but biologists at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission say there’s little cause for concern.
Nov. 11, 2020
Abbott Young of Conway fought this trout for 10 minutes and brought it in all by himself while dad Philip watched at Dry Run Creek recently. Brown trout have been noted to be moving into Dry Run Creek recentlly, and youths can have a great time fishing this hot spot off Norfork Dam. Photo provided by Philip Young.
Aug. 12, 2020
Guide Jon Conklin, who reports for the Fishing Report from Beaver Lake, went fishing with another guide, Jeff Wilson, and caught this striper last week on the lake. He says the bite is strong early in the morning using bream and brood minnows, and some great topwater is going on, too, at Beaver Lake.
July 15, 2020
Elizabeth Farr, 13, landed a catfish on noodles baited with goldfish at Lake Ouachita recently. Elizabeth's mom, Cassie, said Elizabeth and her sister (in a previous week's photo) caught eight catfish all this size in one trip. Photo provided by Lisa Spencer of Lisa's Bait Shop in Benton.