Arkansas Fishing Report
If you’re planning a fishing trip to Arkansas, you have some
excellent choices for lakes and streams throughout the state including Beaver Lake, Bull Shoals Lake, Lake Conway, Lake Dardanelle, Greers Ferry Lake, Lake Hamilton, Lake Jack Lee, Lake Maumelle, Lake Millwood, Norfolk Lake and Lake Ouachita and others. Many
of the lakes in Arkansas have camping facilities as well as other
accommodations nearby. Arkansas is well known for excellent Bass,
Crappie and Stripers fishing. Additionally, in waters around the state
you’ll find populations of Trout, Walleye, Catfish, Tiger Musky, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Sauger, Saugeye, Alligator Gar, Longnose Gar, Spotted Gar, Bowfin, Paddlefish and sunfish including Flier Sunfish, Green Sunfish, Longear Sunfish, Redear Sunfish, Tilapia, Warmouth, White Bass
which are plentiful in some waters.
Fishing is regulated in Arkansas by the Fish & Game Department.
You can check their website for current fishing reports. Other
fishing reports are offered by independent services which collect
information from fishermen. Some reports are divided by regions
(southern, northern, eastern and western), some are listed by fish
species while others are listed simply lake-by-lake.
Reading Arkansas Fishing Reports
Often archived Arkansas fishing reports from prior years can help
you identify seasonal patterns for a specific lake. Review the
prior reports to find consistent information for summer months
of June, July and August. The information will be different than
that for the fall months of September and October. Winter months
of November, December, January and February will show reports unique
to this time of year, possibly including ice fishing reports. Pay
special attention to the spring (March, April and May) fishing
reports from prior years as they should provide information to
help you predict the approximate time for the spawn.
If you are considering a visit to Arkansas for a fishing trip and
are unfamiliar with the area, some of the major cities in Arkansas
include Fayetteville, Fort Smith , Jonesboro, Paragould,
Arkadelphia, Little Rock, Eudora, Pine Bluff, Jacksonville, Mountain
Home and others scattered across AR, some with fishing
opportunities nearby. To enhance your fishing experience, you may
want to hire a local guide. Click here for a list of Arkansas
Arkansas Fishing Reports
The fishing report resources listed below offer independent information
about fishing conditions at various lakes, rivers and streams in
Arkansas. Use this information knowing that weather and other factors
may have caused fishing conditions to change since the reports
Arkansas Fishing Reports
Best of luck to you on all your fishing trips in Arkansas. Use the
navigation on the left to find fishing reports for other states.
Arkansas Fishing Reports For Lakes, Rivers and Streams