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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.

  • Free Fishing Weekend Begins In Arkansas
  • CENTERTON (KFSM)-- Starting at noon on Friday (June 8), people all over Arkansas can fish anywhere for free without having to get a fishing license or trout permit. As a part of this event, hatcheries around the state will hold a free fishing derby for kid
  • 5 News
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  • 6/8/2018 11:29:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend on Local Lakes
  • This weekend coincides with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's free fishing weekend and is one of two annual free fishing weekends offered by the City to promote and encourage the use of both lakes, according to a news release. Fishing fees will be ..
  • KNWA News
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  • 6/8/2018 4:12:00 PM
  • Branson Fly Fishing Expo
  • In addition to that, a very famous guide on the White River in Arkansas, Davy Wotton, will be on hand to present his program on fishing the White River! Also, another world famous fly tier, who specializes in “sculpting” deer hair, Mike George will be ...
  • Sporting Classics Daily
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  • 6/8/2018 2:53:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend, derbies June 8-10
  • LITTLE ROCK – From noon Friday, June 8, through midnight Sunday night, June 10, no angler will need a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas. An annual tradition sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and approved by Gov.
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  • 6/8/2018 1:00:00 PM
  • Red River Will Challenge Bassmaster Opens Anglers
  • Currently ranking eighth among the pros is Derek Hudnall of Baton Rouge, La. Continuing the momentum of a third-place finish in April on the Arkansas River is the Louisiana angler’s plan. “Fishing fast, running and gunning, covering as much water as po ...
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  • 6/8/2018 7:15:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Day!
  • There is only one problem. Youths under 16 years old fish for free, but adults must have a current Arkansas State fishing license. Got yours? Gov. Hutchinson has proclaimed June 8 through June 10 Free Fishing Weekend and no fishing license is required for
  • Evening Times
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  • 6/7/2018 8:06:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend offers fun, cash prizes
  • Free Fishing Weekend runs Friday through Sunday throughout Arkansas, and state fish hatcheries are offering special derbies for anglers up to 15 years old, including the Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery, 350 Fish Hatchery Road, in Hot Springs.
  • The Sentinel-Record
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  • 6/7/2018 11:07:00 AM
  • Enrollment Open for Arkansas Becoming an Outdoors Woman Workshop
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will open online enrollment in this year’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop through June 30. The workshop, which introduces women 18 and older to various outdoors activities, will be held Sept.
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  • 6/7/2018 8:36:00 AM
  • 2018 U.S. Open Bowfishing Championship Results
  • Drake Fletcher of Muskogee, Oklahoma, took home the prestigious Big Fish Championship Belt and a cash prize of $5,000 for his 43.4-pound grass carp shot on the Arkansas River. The longest fish brought to the weigh-in was a 63-inch gar, which was arrowed by
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  • 6/5/2018 1:27:00 PM
  • Free Navionics Charts May Guide Anglers to $50,000 Bass in Arkansas
  • Simmons Bank Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza partners with Navionics to bring sonar charts to the everyday angler. Little Rock, AR – They say knowledge is power, but in fishing knowledge is money. Top-level professional bass fishing circuits like FLW and B.A.S .
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  • 6/4/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • McAlester team wins 2018 U.S. Bowfishing Open
  • The Big Fish Belt prize went to another Oklahoman, Drake Fletcher of Muskogee, with Team Shoot Em All, who stuck a 43.5-pound grass carp on the Arkansas River. Longest fish bragging rights went to Brian DeMark of Pittsburgh, who arrowed a 63-inch gar that
  • Tulsa World
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  • 6/4/2018 5:34:00 AM
  • Fishing as Therapy
  • My father is a purist at heart, not one to splurge on fancy equipment or a hulking bass boat—so we fish Arkansas’s creeks for smallmouth bass, working our way upstream with kayaks tied to our waists. Smallmouth are great sport fish. They fight harder ...
  • The Good Men Project
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  • 6/4/2018 3:18:00 AM
  • Game and Fish confirms mountain lion sighting
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) says the reported sighting of a mountain lion in northern Arkansas has been confirmed. The photo comes from a game camera set up on private land near the Sharp and Fulton county line. According to AGFC ...
  • KATV
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  • 6/1/2018 9:55:00 PM
  • 5 destinations for Free Fishing Weekend in Colorado
  • Be sure to check specific regulations before you go. Clear Creek Reservoir: What Parks and Wildlife calls "one of the most productive and dependable" fishing areas in the upper Arkansas River basin, west of Buena Vista. Retreat also to streams above the ..
  • The Gazette
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  • 5/31/2018 2:12:00 PM
  • How to Catch and Bait Crawfish (Aka: Crawdad or Crayfish)
  • Some people call them crawdads, some call them crawfish or crayfish. I grew up in Arkansas and we always referred to them as crawdads, and I will refer to them from now on as such. I lived with my grandparents most of my life, and they had some property in
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  • 5/31/2018 10:23:00 AM
  • A&P approves date for fishing tournament
  • During a meeting on Tuesday, the Camden Advertising and Promotion Commission approved a date for a fishing tournament to be held by Arkansas Bass Team Trail, heard a first proposal from Camden Area Chamber of Commerce Director Beth Osteen regarding the BPW
  • Camden News
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  • 5/30/2018 8:34:00 PM
  • Five destinations for Free Fishing Weekend in Colorado
  • Be sure to check specific regulations before you go. Clear Creek Reservoir: What Parks and Wildlife calls "one of the most productive and dependable" fishing areas in the upper Arkansas River basin, west of Buena Vista. Retreat also to streams above the ..
  • The Gazette
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  • 5/29/2018 7:07:00 PM

Arkansas Guides/Outfitters

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Arkansas Fishing Clubs

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