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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.


Arkansas Fishing Resources

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

Arkansas Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Arkansas?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.

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.

  • Top 10 Patterns from Table Rock
  • Mike McClelland’s second-place finish was no cake walk and if you ask the Arkansas pro to identify the key to his success, he’ll tell you it was adding a bit of diversity to his bait lineup. “I also caught fish on a SPRO McStick Jerkbait,” he ...
  • Fishing League Worldwide
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  • 4/24/2018 3:25:00 PM
  • A Tribute to Roger Parks
  • Roger was born into the business, in a part of Arkansas that has been the nesting ground for many legendary brands of fishing boats. After working with his father for several years building custom boats in his hometown, Roger and Pam moved their family to
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  • 4/23/2018 10:40:00 PM
  • Beaver Lake anglers prep for prime fishing in April
  • Now is the time to be out there, said Kevin Hopkins, area fisheries biologist with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. "The peak of the walleye spawn might be over, but there's still fish in the rivers," he said. Likewise, white bass are spawning in the
  • The Eagle
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  • 4/22/2018 9:36:00 AM
  • Boy, 8, Tackles Two Prehistoric-Looking Fish on Same Day
  • When many anglers think of Oklahoma’s Arkansas River, they think of bass fishing, such as the B.A.S.S. Central Open tournament stop currently in Muskogee, Okla. But that’s not the kind of fishing that lured 34-year old Adam Cole and his family to make ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 4/20/2018 6:24:00 PM
  • A fish tale: Waterloo man honored for catching trophy-sized catfish
  • That day, he and a friend caught 250 pounds of catfish. Fast-forward to today. Cooley’s catch of a 78-pound Arkansas blue catfish at Lake Marion earned him a Santee Cooper Country Trophy Five Award, a special honor for sportsmen who make a trophy catch ...
  • Index-Journal
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  • 3/17/2018 6:39:00 AM
  • Fishing Hot Spots
  • Bass fishing is excellent near the shoreline white white spinnerbaits or plastic lizards. Crappie fishing is good around the Arkansas 89 bridge and in Gold Creek with minnows or jigs. Bream fishing is fair around brushpiles in depths of 4 feet with worms .
  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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  • 3/15/2018 7:38:00 AM
  • Arkansas: Massachusetts Transplants Lands 23rd Master Angler Award
  • FLIPPIN – When it comes to big fish, many anglers have a lot of tall tales. But one Arkansas angler can prove that he has more trophy-size fish under his belt than anyone. Last year, Roger Pyzocha of Flippin caught his 23rd Arkansas fish that qualified ...
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  • 3/15/2018 7:22:00 AM
  • Arkansas Spring Catfish Stockings
  • LITTLE ROCK – As many of the state’s elementary and secondary schools go on a week of spring break starting next Monday, the time off coincides with several central Arkansas fisheries being stocked with catfish. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission ...
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  • 3/15/2018 7:21:00 AM
  • Fish kill in Arkansas River draws CPW attention
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating about 40 or 50 trout that died in one spot on the Arkansas River about a mile and a half north of Buena Vista. Dennis Felt, the man who alerted CPW to the fish kill Monday, said that he and his sons were hiking
  • The Chaffee County Times
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  • 3/14/2018 5:21:00 PM
  • Strange Sightings On Texas Waters
  • The 7 May 1884 edition of the Arkansas Gazette reported: “While a boy named Perry was fishing in Shoal Creek, Logan County, a gar fish caught his right leg, which was hanging over the side of the boat in the water, and pulled him overboard. His ...
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  • 3/14/2018 11:11:00 AM
  • Management change aims for better fishing
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a public meeting March 20 regarding fisheries management for largemouth bass on Lake Dunn and Lake Austell in northeast Arkansas. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the visitor center of Village Creek ...
  • The Northwest Arkansas Times
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  • 3/13/2018 8:24:00 AM
  • It's paddlefish snagging time! Sort of
  • Would-be paddlefish snaggers can keep an eye on social media for reports, but the real news will come from the sky overhead, or with rainfall events in Kansas that feed the Grand or Arkansas river systems. Check the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports for
  • Tulsa World
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  • 3/11/2018 7:05:00 AM
  • Game and Fish advertises for armed guards at its headquarters
  • A legal ad in today's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette says the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is seeking proposals for front-door security at its headquarters in western Little Rock — armed guards specifically. Front door armed security positions should be ..
  • Arkansas Times
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  • 3/9/2018 6:30:00 PM
  • Arkansas Game & Fish accepting work bids
  • Contractors have until 10 a.m. Wednesday to submit sealed bids for litter pickup and mowing of state-owned public access areas in Ashley, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Lincoln and Union counties. Bids will be received by the Arkansas State ..
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 3/9/2018 8:36:00 AM
  • Fillmore Named Supervisor of Oklahoma F&W Conservation Office
  • Fillmore, a fish biologist, was previously employed at the Service’s Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery for 12 years where he was fully immersed in raising and releasing alligator gar, Arkansas River shiner, channel catfish, paddlefish, and various ...
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  • 3/9/2018 8:14:00 AM
  • Arkansas: Fish Attractor Sites listed at
  • LITTLE ROCK – Anglers looking for a new favorite fishing location can find their way to a good catch with downloadable fish attractor locations at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s website, Biologists and information ...
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  • 3/7/2018 6:05:00 AM
  • Angler’s fishing dream comes true
  • Over time, Svebek came to like Northwest Arkansas so much he moved to Siloam Springs. It’s deja vu for the Bass-master Classic. Svebeck has never fished Lake Hartwell. That could be an advantage, he said. Anglers who are new to a lake often post better ...
  • The Northwest Arkansas Times
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  • 3/6/2018 6:57:00 PM
  • State Fish Art Contest for Students Ends March 31
  • (Art: largemouth bass by Alyssa D., 9th Grade, Oregon) The 20th Annual State-Fish Art EXPO is a mini-EXPO held August 10-12 in Hot Springs, Arkansas during the Forrest Wood Cup, the World Championship of Bass Fishing. The State-Fish Art Wall of Fame will .
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Arkansas Guides/Outfitters

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Arkansas Fishing Clubs

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