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.
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.
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.
Oct. 23, 2019
Lou Gabric, who runs Hummingbird Hideaway Resort on Norfork Lake, has been finding the stripers.
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.
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.
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.