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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.

  • Ark. Game and Fish Commission sets 2018 fishing regulations
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 18, 2017) – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for 2018. The following recommendations will become effective Jan. 1, 2018. -Removal of the 13-inch ...
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  • 8/18/2017 2:48:00 PM
  • Hunting, Fishing and Conservation Focus of Arkansas ETN Call-In Show
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is partnering with the Arkansas Educational Television Network to produce a special call-in show and share information about hunting, fishing and conservation education in Arkansas. "Outdoor Hotline ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/18/2017 6:33:00 AM
  • Bassmaster sanctions new Arkansas high school fishing series
  • Thanks to the hard work of several local anglers, The Arkansas COSTA Bassmaster High School Series will provide high school bass clubs across the state with a great means of growing as fishermen while competing against the best in the state. Derek Sandlin
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  • 8/17/2017 6:20:00 PM
  • Non-Profit Fulfills Veteran's Last Wish, To Go Fishing
  • NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A central Arkansas non-profit takes veterans of any age out fishing. It's a way they give back to soldiers that have put their lives on the line. One veteran who now lives in Cabot served more than two decades during the Vietnam W
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 8/16/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Lake Murray Top 10 Patterns
  • Fishing the Cup for the first time, Travis Fox didn’t run and gun like Atkins and Brandon Cobb. Rather, the Arkansas angler who qualified out of the Costa FLW Series elected to sit on a few points, including one special point for most of the final day.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 8/16/2017 3:13:00 AM
  • Hot Springs, Lake Ouachita to Host 2018 Forrest Wood Cup
  • HOT SPRINGS, AR – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), in conjunction with Visit Hot Springs and the State of Arkansas, announced Saturday that Hot Springs, Arkansas, has been named the location and host of the 2018 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/15/2017 6:45:00 AM
  • Vermont Fishing Regs Publication Named Nation's Best
  • Regulation publications from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission came in second and third with 270 and 267 points respectively. The contest received more than 400 entries for consideration, a new record ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Atkins Wins 2017 Forrest Wood Cup
  • Over three days, Atkins weighed in 15 fish totaling 59 pounds, 4 ounces to edge out second-place pro Travis Fox of Rogers, Arkansas, by 2 pounds, 9 ounces and win the $300,000 top cash prize. The tournament featured 53 of the top bass-fishing anglers in ..
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  • 8/14/2017 2:50:00 AM
  • McCollum’s Column: Another fish tale — yeh, it got away
  • Yeh, there’s a story of the big one that got away. Like a shifty back, a $38,000 fish slipped from a hook’s grasp and swam away in the Arkansas River. It was like being stopped on four chances on the goal line with a title on the line. “I mean ...
  • The Cabin
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  • 8/14/2017 2:19:00 AM
  • Atkins Wins Professional Bass Fishing's Forrest Wood Cup
  • Over three days, Atkins weighed in 15 fish totaling 59 pounds, 4 ounces to edge out second-place pro Travis Fox of Rogers, Arkansas, by 2 pounds, 9 ounces and win the $300,000 top cash prize. The tournament featured 53 of the top bass-fishing anglers in ..
  • einpresswire.com
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  • 8/14/2017 2:15:00 AM
  • Go fish
  • Luke Dodd and Carson Hamilton pose after a competition for the Lake Hamilton Bass-N-Wolves of the Arkansas Youth Fishing Association. Dodd and Hamilton finished second overall in the junior division and set two state records with a one-day total weight of
  • The Sentinel-Record
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  • 8/13/2017 9:20:00 AM
  • Arkansas bomb squad called after angler caught 'suspicious device'
  • A homemade device designed to shock fish out of the water had a state police bomb squad scurrying Friday after an angler hooked it while fishing in Bull Shoals Lake near the Arkansas and Missouri border. Marion County Sheriff Clinton Evans said the ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 8/12/2017 3:43:00 PM
  • Angler's catch of day was fish-shocking dud
  • A homemade device designed to shock fish out of the water had a state police bomb squad scurrying Friday after an angler hooked it while fishing in Bull Shoals Lake near the Arkansas and Missouri border. Marion County Sheriff Clinton Evans said the ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 8/12/2017 6:28:00 AM
  • Chalk Talk: Suggs on suspended fish
  • Check back each Friday for a new tip.) While most bass anglers hate them, Arkansas pro Scott Suggs has at least a million reasons to love suspended bass. When he won the 2007 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita to claim bass fishing’s first seven-figure ...
  • BassFan
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  • 8/11/2017 4:07:00 AM
  • Andrew Landry Would Rather Be Fishing
  • Our ability to communicate out there is probably a critical element in all of it." Landry grew up fishing in southeast Texas, but golfed for the Arkansas Razorbacks. He willl enjoy fan support this week around Highland Springs. "I hear 'Woo Pig' all the ti
  • Ozarks First.
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  • 8/10/2017 3:44:00 AM
  • Declining Groundwater Altering Fish Species
  • Gido says Kansas has approximately 150 species of fish with the shoal chub, Arkansas River shiner and peppered chub just a few of the fish at risk.
  • KRSL
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  • 8/7/2017 4:30:00 PM
  • Young Rookie Angler Using Xpress X-21 In Bassmaster Elite Series
  • He’s only 22 now, but last year when the young Yamaha Pro won the Bassmaster ® Central Division Open on the Arkansas River while using an aluminum boat and went on to qualify for this season’s Elite Series, he saw no reason to change. “I’m fishing ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 8/6/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Malvern resident elected chairman of Arkansas Game and Fish
  • Steve Cook of Malvern was recently elected chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Cook has served six years on the commission, and this marks his final year to serve. When Steve Cook was about 7 or 8 years old, his dad, Ray, took him duck ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 8/6/2017 5:14:00 AM
  • Arkansas: Online Test for Boater Education
  • LITTLE ROCK – Boaters looking for a Boating Education course near them now have the option to take the complete course and test online, from the comfort of their own home. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has offered an online course option for many .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/4/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Arkansas: Sugarloaf Lake Fall Drawdown
  • MIDLAND - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Sugarloaf Lake following the Labor Day Holiday (Sept. 5, 2017). The drawdown will lower the lake's water level by 3 to 5 feet and should last until mid-winter. Drawdowns are ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/4/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Harris County fishing duo rides wild year to unprecedented heights
  • Penalties for things such as dead fish or leaving the lake late are common, so they assumed the Arkansas fishermen had been duly docked. Culpepper and Waddell were declared champions, leading to flashing cameras, hugs and tears up on the podium.
  • Ledger-Enquirer
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  • 8/1/2017 6:18:00 PM
  • 8 Affordable Destinations for People Who Love to Fish
  • With 9,700 miles of fishable streams and rivers and 600,000 acres of lakes, bayous, and creeks, Arkansas offers plenty of opportunities to catch a variety of freshwater fish year-round, including trout, bass, catfish, bluegill, walleye, crappie ...
  • wisebread.com
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  • 8/1/2017 9:11:00 AM
  • Xtensor Keeps Veteran Bass Pro on Water
  • Seems nothing can stand in the way of the West Memphis, Arkansas, resident and his status as one of the most proficient bass anglers on the water. Well, almost nothing. Whoever says fishing isn't a physically-demanding sport doesn't understand the toll the
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 7/31/2017 6:55:00 AM

Arkansas Guides/Outfitters

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Arkansas Fishing Clubs

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