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Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Nov. 6, 2019

Is there ever NOT a good time to take the kids fishing. We don't think so. This youngster enjoyed a big time at Millwood Lake this past week, where black bass are quite active these days. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.

Disabled veterans enjoy deer hunt weekend in southeast Arkansas

Oct. 30, 2019

ARKANSAS CITY – For the third straight year, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the national organization Freedom Defender Outdoors were able to provide a special weekend of modern gun deer hunting and bonding for disabled veterans. Five veterans were invited to a permit deer hunt at the Freddie Black Choctaw Island Wildlife Management Area West Unit the weekend of Oct. 25-27.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 30, 2019

The bigt crappie have been biting well, as Joe Cebula of Olathe, Kansas, and Bart Smith of Marion, Indiana, discovered on a trip last week to Norfork Lake. Also, the lake has turned over, meaning better fishing overall is ahead in the coming weeks.

 

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Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 23, 2019

Lou Gabric, who runs Hummingbird Hideaway Resort on Norfork Lake, has been finding the stripers.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 16, 2019

A client of guide Austin Kennedy's caught this rainbow, over 17 inches long, last week on the Beaver Lake dam tailwater. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 9, 2019

Pat Snyder of Maumelle caught this 22-inch brown trout recently, fishing below Wildcat Shoals on the Bull Shoals dam tailwater. Pat says he's been fishing the White River for 50 years and this marks his best catch. He was drift-fishing with a black/silver minnow crankbait out of the Rainbow Drive Resort, with generators running at the dam. Photo provided by Pat Snyder.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 2, 2019

Cooler weather appears on the way, the big lakes are about the turn over, and fishing is about to take off, our reporters say.