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Arkansas's Top Fishing Locations

  1. White River
    White River

    Love trout fishing? Then look no further as the White River is NorthWest Arkansas's ideal trout stream. The water within White River hosts inconsistencies that contribute to an ideal fishing location for trout which includes shallow see through waters one moment to banks filled to the brim the next moment. Trout flourishes in this type of environment! The White River is also home to other fish species such as Bluegill, Bass, Rock Bass, and Redear Sunfish.

  2. Little Red River
    Little Red River

    World famous tailwater trout stream, Little Red River was originally established in 1966 and has been a noteworthy fly-fishing location ever since. Each year thousands and thousands of Rainbow trout are introduced into Little Red River providing exceptional fishery to its visitors. Brown trout are also periodically released into Little Red River as well. Located in North-Central Arkansas, the Little Red River spans 29 miles from Pangburn to Greers Ferry Dam.

  3. Lake Ouachita
    Lake Ouachita

    Lake Ouachita is Arkansas's largest lake and definitely one of its most beautiful. It is one of the five 'Diamond Lakes' within Arkansas due to its water quality being so crystal clear and extremely clean. The notable water quality of Lake Ouachita invites both fishermen and scuba divers alike to enjoy its splendors. This gorgeous body of water is home to several different sports fish species like Largemouth Bass, Catfish, Cool Water Walleye, Brim, and Rainbow Trout. Lake Ouachita is located in West-Central Arkansas and restocked with young schools of fish each and every year.

  4. Lake DeGray
    Arkansas Fishing

    DeGray is a man-made lake which spans over 13,800 acres offering a premium level playground to fishing and extreme water sports. All year long anglers are attracted to Lake DeGray as it is home to several islands, coves, and wooded pockets full of Bass, Flatheads, and Blue Catfish. Lake Degray is located in South-Central Arkansas and is also one of the five 'Diamond Lakes'.

  5. Bull Shoals Lake
    Bull Shoals Lake

    The clear, deep waters of Bull Shoals Lake are perfect for fishing. Not to mention, Bull Shoals Lake is regarded as one of the best bass fishing locations in the country. Bull Shoals Lake features several different species of sports fish including Largemouth, Smallmouth, White, and Kentucky Bass as well as Catfish, Trout, Walleye, Panfish, and Crappie. You will find Bull Shoals Lake in Northern Arkansas.

  6. Greers Ferry Lake
    Greers Ferry Lake

    Greers Ferry Lake is yet another clear and deep lake where you can find Walleye, Bass, Bream, and Crappie. Each year, Greers Ferry Lake is home to the World Walleye Classic attracting almost a thousand walleye anglers. Located in North-Central Arkansas, Greers Ferry Lake is a fishery you will not want to miss.

  7. Arkansas River
    Arkansas River

    The Arkansas River is 50 mile long lake the traverses the state going West to East. It serves as a premium angling location featuring sports fish species like Catfish, Bass, and Crappie. The Arkansas touches several different states but runs centrally throughout Arkansas.

  8. Buffalo River
    Buffalo River

    Buffalo River is full of oxygen rich, fast, and clear waters making it the ideal habitat for Smallmouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Longear Sunfish, Green Sunfish, and Catfish. Fly Fisherman, Kayakers, and Canoers all enjoy the splendors of Buffalo River as it hosts many locations suitable for sport, camping, and even hiking. Buffalo River runs throughout Northwest Arkansas.

  9. Caddo River
    Caddo River

    Caddo River is known best for its Smallmouth and Spotted Bass varieties. When fishing the Caddo River, as an angler you will want to begin near the Caddo Gap and finish just below the Amity. Located in West-Central Arkansas, you will find the Caddo River just South of the Lake Ouachita.

  10. Norfork Lake
    Norfork Lake

    Lake Norfork is an amazing angling location to fish species such as Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Stripers, Walleye, Crappie, Catfish, and even Spotted Bass. The Norfork Lake runs throughout Northern Arkansas.