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Guide To The Best Places To Fish in Arkansas

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There are many great places to fish in The Natural State. And the splendor of nature is in full display across the state. Lakes, rivers, streams and ponds are home to a multitude of fish species.

Arkansas's Top-Five, Amazing Fishing Spots

Most of the lakes in the top ten might make this list on a given year. These are angler favorites with long-standing reputations as one of the best places to fish in Arkansas. Learn more...


Most Popular Fish Species In Arkansas

Anglers can fish for both species of crappie, three species of catfish, three species of bass, about a dozen species of sunfish, striped bass and wipers, five species of trout, walleye and numerous other species. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Crappie In Arkansas

The state record for crappie is 5 pounds (black). In addition to good size, crappie thrive in giant schools in many of the fisheries in the state. The very best place to fish for crappie in AR may vary one year to the next, but these are known as consistent producers. Learn more...


Best Lakes To Fish For Catfish In Arkansas

Big blue, flathead and channel catfish can be had in Arkansas. River systems and the lakes they flow into create an excellent environment for a healthy catfish fishery. These three are a great place to start, but the list of good places to fish for catfish is a long one. Learn more...


Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Arkansas

AR is a great place to catch a double-digit bass. It's also a great state for good numbers of quality bass. Largemouth, smallmouth and spotted bass all thrive in fisheries across the state. There is great bass fishing at many lakes in the state, but these are among the top producers - year after year. Learn more...


Best Lakes For Striped Bass Fishing In Arkansas

Arkansas holds the world record for inland striped bass, and there are plenty of big stripers and hybrids to chase here. Stripers like flowing water so they can be caught in several rivers, and they are stocked in many of lakes. These three lakes produce both numbers and size. Learn more...


Best Sunfish Fishing Lakes In Arkansas

White bass, bluegill, perch and other species of sunfish are distributed all over the state. These three lakes are among the best places to fish for sunfish in the state. Additionally there are many smaller lakes, ponds and rivers with healthy populations of some of these panfish. Learn more...


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