Murphy Thomas (red shirt) caught this 50-pound blue catfish at Cane Creek Lake near Star City recently. He needed a little help from Jacob Jacks to hold it up for the photo. Thomas and Jacobs were noodling in the lake. Photo provided by Austin Davidson, Cane Creek Lake State Park.
JACKSONVILLE – Teams from Bald Knob, Corning, White Hall and Bentonville will carry top seeds into this weekend’s Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program Senior State Tournament. Meanwhile, junior squads from Cossatot, Beebe, Cabot and Ashdown are the top seeds in the Junior State Tournament, and both events will be staged at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.
The next full moon should be ideal for bream fishing, though there are already some great reports throughout the state.
JACKSONVILLE – Bentonville West Trap Team 1 had plenty of balance in winning the West Senior Regional by four shots Saturday, May 18, at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.
Sandra Nash, niece of guide and regular Fishing Report contributor Austin Kennedy, found an opportunity to catch this rainbow trout in the Beaver Dam tailwater recently.
The Bulldogs Gray Trap Team, led by seniors Paige Hanna and Hunter Throckmorton, captured another title in the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program's North Senior Regional Saturday at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex, but it took those two seniors’ near-perfect shooting to outlast Conway Cat Trap 1.
The crappie fishing was hot for this couple, Nikki and Michael Williams from Heber Springs, on a recent Sunday morning fishing out of Hummingbird Hideaway Resort on Norfork Lake. Photo provided by Lou Gabric.