Little Red River trout management, habitat work update June 6
May 29, 2019
Assistant Chief of Communications
HEBER SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public meeting about the progress made in habitat work and trout management efforts on the Little Red River below Greers Ferry Dam. The open public meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 6 in Room Four of the Heber Springs Community Center at 201 Bobbie Jean Lane in Heber Springs.
“We have many specific goals in our current management plan that the public helped create back in 2016,” said Christy Graham, trout program coordinator for the AGFC. “A lot of work has been accomplished and we look forward to sharing the highlights with everyone who comes to the meeting.”
Once home to the world-record brown trout for nearly 20 years, the Little Red River below Greers Ferry Dam has been a bucket-list destination for trout anglers for decades. While the rainbow trout fishery relies on regular stockings of trout from federal and state hatcheries, the river is home to an established wild brown trout fishery that continues to provide anglers with exciting catches. The AGFC works with the Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to maintain a healthy trout fishery in the cold-water discharge from the dam and to provide access for anglers to enjoy this natural resource.
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