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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.

  • New President at White River Marine (Tracker)
  • Crawford was born and raised in Mountain Home, Arkansas, just 15 minutes from the Ranger Boats headquarters in Flippin. He has a long-held appreciation for the Ozarks and its array of quality fishing amenities, including the White River for which White ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Unveil Federal Duck Stamp at Bass Pro Shops
  • The 84th Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp made its debut at a special event hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Little Rock, Arkansas. The 2017-2018 Federal Duck Stamp features three Canada .
  • Ammo Land
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  • 6/27/2017 8:28:00 PM
  • Good fishing makes great stories
  • Editor's note: Joy Long of Fayetteville is the winner of the 2017 Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette fish story contest. Her story, along with other entries from the contest, are published below. My father, Dr. Ross Bizzell, and yours truly, Joy Bizzell .
  • NWA Online
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  • 6/27/2017 12:40:00 PM
  • PHOTO: Prize fish named 'Big Al' nets Arkansas man $15,000
  • A fish caught Tuesday during a Hot Springs tournament netted his captor a whale of a prize, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported. "Big Al" was captured during a weekly fishing tournament Tuesday night with 10 days left in the 2017 Hot Springs Fishing .
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 6/23/2017 8:46:00 PM
  • PHOTO: Prize fish named 'Big Al' nets Arkansas man $15,000
  • A fish caught Tuesday during a Hot Springs tournament netted his captor a whale of a prize, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported. "Big Al" was captured during a weekly fishing tournament Tuesday night with 10 days left in the 2017 Hot Springs Fishing .
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 6/23/2017 8:38:00 PM
  • Cook elected Chair of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
  • Steve Cook of Malvern was recently elected Chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at its regularly scheduled June meeting in Jonesboro. Cook has served six years on the Commission, and this marks his seventh and final year to serve for the ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 6/23/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • Arkansas man $15,000 richer after catching prized fish
  • HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, Ark. (KARK) - Big Al has been captured after eluding the best pursuers in the country for six long years. Yes, the $15,000 top-prize fish in the annual $86,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge was finally brought in on Tuesday night
  • Myarklamiss
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  • 6/23/2017 2:07:00 PM
  • Arkansas: Cook Elected Chair of GFC
  • LITTLE ROCK – Steve Cook of Malvern was recently elected Chairman of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at its regularly scheduled June meeting in Jonesboro. Cook has served six years on the Commission, and this marks his seventh and final year to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/23/2017 9:25:00 AM
  • Malvern Man $15,000 Richer After Catching Prized Fish
  • The Challenge began in 2012 and until Tuesday night no one had ever caught Big Al. “The Challenge has always been a great partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, which has worked so well for us for the last five years,” Arrison said.
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 6/22/2017 9:44:00 PM
  • Bait-fish proposal divides camps
  • Scott Rook of Little Rock, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler and an accomplished Arkansas River fishing expert, hates Asian carp, and he wants them out of Arkansas waters. That's not possible, Rook acknowledges. The invasive exotic fish is already too ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 6/22/2017 8:20:00 AM
  • Bait-fish proposal divides camps
  • Scott Rook of Little Rock, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler and an accomplished Arkansas River fishing expert, hates Asian carp, and he wants them out of Arkansas waters. That's not possible, Rook acknowledges. The invasive exotic fish is already too ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 6/22/2017 7:40:00 AM
  • Lake Chicot receives new plumbing for fish
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Fisheries staff have spent the last three weeks chopping and fitting PVC pipes to improve Lake Chicot, but they aren’t concerned with how the water is flowing. The PVC is being used to create complex fish attractors to ...
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 6/21/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • Incredible Redfish Slam On The DU!
  • No chance of hitting the open water for trout with Cindy churning in the gulf. My Arkansas crew were pumped up after catching 125 nice trout the previous day. It was all about the redfish today and boy did they eat up big time! The reds were in a frenzy as
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/21/2017 6:12:00 AM
  • Best Bass Fishing in Louisiana’s Bayou Rivers
  • The Ouachita River, which begins as a trickle in the Ouachita Mountains of west-central Arkansas, is a respectable place for daring bass anglers. Ryan Daniel, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Inland fisheries biologist, has been ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/20/2017 3:46:00 PM
  • CROSS TIMBERS REPORT: Adjusting your fishing style to their summer habits
  • It’s time to use the cover of darkness to catch big fish in the heat of the summer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a bass pond or the White River in Arkansas, the night bite is turning on. The oppressive summer sun overhead is no fun for angler or fish ...
  • Stillwater NewsPress
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  • 6/19/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Try ‘run-out’ fishing for hot bassin’ action
  • Big bottomland river systems provide superb bass-fishing opportunities for thousands of Arkansas anglers. Take the lower Mississippi and White rivers, for example. The vast network of tributaries and oxbow lakes comprising these ecosystems are favored ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 6/18/2017 5:29:00 AM
  • Okie Noodling tournament wows fans with big fish, unique events
  • Competitors from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas participated. Noodling involves using hands, arms and legs as bait to catch catfish in an underwater hole. Fishing guide Nate Williams, of Prague, won the top prize with a catfish weighing 73
  • Stillwater NewsPress
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  • 6/18/2017 2:19:00 AM
  • Lake Chicot receives new plumbing for fish
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Fisheries staff have spent the last three weeks chopping and fitting PVC pipes to improve Lake Chicot, but they aren’t concerned with how the water is flowing. The PVC is being used to create complex fish attractors to ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 6/16/2017 6:12:00 PM
  • Clarks Hill teens qualify for prep fishing nationals
  • The white perch have not reappeared in great numbers, continuing a mystery, but we have been catching a lot of catfish we believe to be Arkansas blues. They look like stripers suspended in schools near bait on the depthfinder. It’s kind of good to have a .
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 6/16/2017 3:33:00 AM
  • Summer Panfish: Great Tips to Catch a Limit
  • Bream fishing in Arkansas waters during the summer offers a variety of panfish. Here’s where and how to catch these fun, small fish. Fishing live crickets under a bobber is the traditional way to catch bluegills during the summer, but it’s not the only ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/15/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Rodeo set for Saturday
  • "This is a great family fun event," Scott said. She said the young anglers can expect to hook about any kind of fish occupying the Arkansas River while having the chance to win prizes. "From bass to catfish — about anything swimming in the Arkansas ...
  • Muskogee Phoenix
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  • 6/15/2017 6:40:00 PM
  • Lake Chicot Receives New Plumbing For Fish
  • LAKE VILLAGE – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Fisheries staff have spent the last three weeks chopping and fitting PVC pipes to improve Lake Chicot, but they aren’t concerned with how the water is flowing. The PVC is being used to create complex ...
  • salineriverchronicle.blogspot.com
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  • 6/14/2017 5:58:00 PM
  • Arkansas goes fishing for elite Trout
  • FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas is using its two-day high school camp to try and impress one of its top 2018 top defensive targets. St. Louis, Mo., Chaminade defensive tackle Trevor Trout (6-3, 308) not only showed up for an unofficial visit on Monday, but ...
  • wholehogsports.com
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  • 6/13/2017 5:38:00 AM

Arkansas Guides/Outfitters

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Arkansas Fishing Clubs

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