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Fishing Arkansas

EZFishing brings you Arkansas's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 6711 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Arkansas Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Arkansas.

Arkansas Fishing Regulations

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Arkansas Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Arkansas Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Arkansas's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Arkansas Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Arkansas.

  • Free Fly Fishing Class in Heber Springs, AR
  • Greg Seaton of littleredflyfishingtrips.com (501-690-9166) offers an annual four-week fly-fishing class in Heber Springs, Arkansas, every year, and the best part is, it's free. Greg will hold this year's classes starting Thursday, Feb. 15. The classes are
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/18/2018 9:09:00 AM
  • Fish fight
  • HENRY FOSTER of Fayetteville may be only 10 years old, but he knows his Arkansas fishes and which one he would choose as the official, certified and hereby proclaimed state fish: the alligator gar. Which would make a fitting aquatic counterpart to the ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 1/18/2018 7:02:00 AM
  • ‘Maybe Next Year’ Finally Comes: Hunter, 77, Bags First Buck Ever
  • Goza is 77, and the button buck he took recently allowed him to receive the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s certificate for “My First Deer.” “I’ve hunted with my son-in-law the past few years and tried to get one and just never did ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 1/18/2018 3:47:00 AM
  • Wild Game and Fish Dinner
  • Arkansas is known for is all its beauty and opportunities available outdoors. Fishing and hunting are a big part of that. Tammy and Victoria are hosting a fundraiser in Jasper, AR where you can try a menu of wild Arkansas game. The fundraiser benefits the
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 1/17/2018 6:31:00 PM
  • You can help Arkansas Game and Fish find rare spotted skunk
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Have you spotted a spotted skunk? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wants to know! You can participate in a citizen science project to find where these skunks are in the state. The spotted skunk has already drawn a lot of ..
  • THV11
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  • 1/15/2018 6:30:00 PM
  • 10-year-old Arkansas boy has a line on official state fish
  • A 10-year-old Fayetteville boy has been lobbying for an Arkansas state fish. His nomination? The alligator gar. Henry Foster said Arkansas would be unique because no other state so honors the alligator gar, which can grow to be several feet long and weigh
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 1/14/2018 1:55:00 PM
  • Dadeville Kiwanians get fishing talk
  • Growing up in Texarkana, Arkansas, Laws had always had a passion for fishing, even while being good enough at golf to be a high school state champion and play at the collegiate level. “I was really good at golf, but my real passion was fishing,” Laws said.
  • Alexander City Outlook
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  • 1/12/2018 4:19:00 PM
  • Arkansas: Free Fly Fishing Class in Heber Springs
  • Greg Seaton of littleredflyfishingtrips.com (501-690-9166) offers an annual four-week fly-fishing class in Heber Springs every year, and the best part is, it's free. Greg, who is one of our weekly reporters for the Fishing Report, will hold this year's ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/11/2018 7:46:00 AM
  • Arkansas: Little Rock Christmas Tree Becomes Fishing Habitat
  • Little Rock’s Christmas tree, which spent the holiday season wowing visitors on Capitol Avenue and Main Street, borrowed a page from New York City’s tree this year, with a small twist. Rockefeller Plaza trees historically have been used as lumber for ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/11/2018 7:46:00 AM
  • Fayetteville ten-year-old pushes for alligator gar to become state fish
  • Shamefully, Arkansas is currently one of only four states in the nation without a state fish. On his change.org petition, Foster calls the alligator gar "tough and unique" and adds, "Don't be a copy-catfish! Vote for Alligator Gar." I concur. Alligator gar
  • Arkansas Times
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  • 1/10/2018 1:28:00 AM
  • Arkansas fish farmers allowed to kill Great Lakes cormorants
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Fish farmers in Arkansas now have federal permits that allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants as the birds flee the ice and snow of the Great Lakes area. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently resumed ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 1/8/2018 4:45:00 PM
  • KDHE Releases 2018 List Of Local Fish You Should And Shouldn't Eat
  • Existing advisories modified for 2018 Kansas has modified fish consumption advisories for portions of Cow Creek, the Kansas River, and Little Arkansas River because of decreased levels of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in bottom-feeding fish fillet ...
  • KMUW
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  • 1/8/2018 12:55:00 PM
  • AR Kid Wants Alligator Gar as First State Fish
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The natural state doesn't have an official fish, but one Arkansas kid hopes to name one. 10-year-old Henry Foster sent a letter to five legislators last Friday. In the letter, he asks state lawmakers to consider making the alligator ..
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 1/7/2018 4:33:00 AM
  • Fishing tournament angler still missing on Lake Okeechobee
  • Some of these guys are fishing Florida one weekend and two weeks later they're lining back up to launch their boats in South Carolina, Arkansas or Oklahoma. Tucker and Cannon and many tournament anglers are no strangers to boat accidents during fishing ...
  • TCPalm
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  • 1/6/2018 11:46:00 PM
  • Arkansas fish farmers allowed to kill limited cormorants
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Fish farmers in Arkansas now have federal permits that allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants as the birds flee the ice and snow of the Great Lakes area. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently resumed ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 1/6/2018 11:27:00 AM
  • Arkansas fish farmers allowed to kill limited cormorants
  • LITTLE ROCK—Fish farmers in Arkansas now have federal permits that allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants as the birds flee the ice and snow of the Great Lakes area. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently resumed issuing ...
  • Texarkana Gazette
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  • 1/6/2018 4:49:00 AM
  • State fish farms have OK to kill cormorants
  • Arkansas fish farmers for the first time in two winters have federal permits allowing them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants now fleeing the ice and snow of the Great Lakes region. As they make their way to warmer climates, the birds ..
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 1/6/2018 3:44:00 AM
  • Arkansas fish farmers allowed to kill limited cormorants
  • Fish farmers in Arkansas now have federal permits that allow them to kill a limited number of double-crested cormorants as the birds flee the ice and snow of the Great Lakes area. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently resumed issuing such permits to
  • The Wichita Eagle Kansas
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  • 1/5/2018 5:38:00 PM
  • Crappie fishing reopens on Lower White Oak Lake for first time since 2012
  • Anglers venturing out for some New Year’s Day fishing will find a few changes to fishing regulations on waters throughout Arkansas this year. Most of the regulations were passed in August during the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s regular ...
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 1/5/2018 5:32:00 PM
  • Arkansas' Norfork Lake Hot for Winter Stripers, Whites and Hybrids
  • Norfork Lake remains the hot spot in Arkansas. Lou Gabric at Hummingbird Hideaway Resort said Norfork Lake striped bass, hybrid bass and white bass are still in their fall pattern, but you can see signs of the bait and fish starting to transition to their
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/5/2018 7:39:00 AM
  • Podcast: Designating Arkansas' State Fish
  • FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- One Fayetteville boy is trying to get Arkansas a state fish. The Natural State is currently without one. Henry Foster wrote a letter to lawmakers in December 2017 asking that they designate the alligator gar as the state fish.
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 1/4/2018 10:01:00 PM
  • AGFC changes in fishing regulation went into effect at start of new year
  • Anglers venturing out for some cold weather fishing will find a few changes in fishing regulations on waters throughout Arkansas, many of which were passed to make things a little easier to get on the water and have fun fishing this year, according to a ..
  • magnoliabannernews.com
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  • 1/4/2018 6:21:00 PM

Arkansas Guides/Outfitters

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Arkansas Fishing Clubs

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Arkansas Weather

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