AGFC WEEKLY FISHING REPORT |


CENTRAL ARKANSAS

Lake Conway Reservoir

(up to date 8-11-2022) Bates Subject and Stream (501-470-1846) reported that the lake has the traditional stain and is barely low. No floor temperature was recorded. Bream are good on redworms and crickets. Crappie are good within the deeper finish of the lake on minnows and small jigs. Black bass stories are nonetheless good. Buzzbaits, curly tail worms, frogs and spinnerbaits have all been good. Catfish are good on trotline minnows, goldfish, skipjack, shad, dough bait, stink bait, minimize bait, nightcrawlers and rooster liver.

Little Pink River

The Military Corps of Engineers stories the outflow at Greers Ferry Dam to be 20 cfs (turbine) as of 9 a.m. Thursday, August 11. Technology on Wednesday was 3-7 p.m. and averaged 6,300 cfs. Greers Ferry Lake is 3.9 toes beneath regular conservation pool. Test with the Corps web site for real-time launch knowledge or by calling (501) 362-5150). Additionally examine the Southwestern Energy Administration web site (swpa.gov) to see forecast era schedule.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Mike Winkler of Little River Fly Fishing Journeys (501-507-3688) stated at all times examine the Military Corps of Engineers Little Rock app for the era schedule earlier than heading out; it’s topic to alter. The Southwestern Energy Administration (www.swpa.org) has been operating a constant era schedule for a number of weeks now – two items of era normally beginning round 2 p.m. and operating till 7 p.m. “I would count on the identical era schedule to proceed so long as the temperatures stay the identical. The present schedule has opened up your entire river for wade fishing.” The perfect chunk has been early morning earlier than it will get sizzling. Strive fishing the deep holes and oxygenated riffles and alongside the moss beds. Drift-fishing the falling water from the boat has been good. Pheasant tails, information’s alternative hare’s ears and midges have been producing. Strive fishing a slump-buster or a conehead woolly bugger.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Lowell Myers of Sore Lip’em All Information Service (501-230-0730) stated, “We proceed to see a day and early night era sample from the Greers Ferry Dam of 4-6 hours on weekdays with much less era on weekends on the Little Pink River. This sample offers good wading alternatives on the higher river within the mornings and down on the decrease river within the afternoons. Throughout sizzling temperatures, attempt to restrict the time a trout is out of the water to scale back potential stress. We recommend small pheasant tails, hare’s ears, frenchies and midges for fly fishing. For Trout Magnet fishing, use sizzling pink our bodies on chartreuse or gold jig heads.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Fish ’N Stuff (501-834-5733) in Sherwood stated that trout are good when the water is producing on olive marabou jigs within the grass and on ⅛-oz. white rooster tails in deeper areas.

Greers Ferry Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation at 458.61 toes msl (regular conservation pool: 462.54 toes msl, high flood elevation 487.0 msl).

(up to date 8-11-2022) Tommy Cauley of Fishfinder Information Service (501-940-1318) stated, The water degree is 3.89 toes beneath regular pool. The water temperature is sizzling, however fish should eat. Crappie are good day or evening all around the lake and rivers at numerous depths. Some are shallow, some are 50 toes deep. Strive jigs, minnows and reside bait. Catfish are good, day or evening, on jugs and trotlines with many various baits. Black bass are good on topwater lures within the morning or one thing dragged on the underside through the warmth of the day. No report on walleye. Bream are chewing and guarding fry. They’re biting on crawlers, crickets and small transferring baits from shallow water out to 25 toes deep. Hybrid and white bass are 25-60 toes deep chewing at will all around the lake on in-line spinners, swimbaits, spoons and reside bait.

(up to date 8-4-2022) Fish ’N Stuff (501-834-5733) in Sherwood checked out Greers Ferry Lake once more and located crappie biting properly in 35-45 toes of water on ⅛-ounce jigs in white-and-chartreuse or monkey milk colours.

Harris Brake Lake

(up to date 8-11-2022) Harris Brake Lake Resort (501-889-2745) stated Tuesday afternoon that the water is low and really muddy. Bream are good on worms across the shoreline. Catfish are honest on hotdogs. Crappie and bass are gradual proper now.

Lake Overcup

(up to date 8-4-2022) Johnny “Catfish” Banks at Overcup Bait Store and R.V. Park (501-354-9007) off Arkansas Freeway 9 stated the water is about one and a half toes low; readability is nice. Floor temperature is round 90 levels. Bass are biting properly on crankbaits and plastic worms. Crappie are nonetheless being caught in 12 to 14 toes of water utilizing jigs tipped with minnows. Catfish are doing good at evening on limb strains and jugs baited with nightcrawlers and enormous minnows. Bream are gradual, however they need to choose up on the following full moon. Johnny says, “Come see us for your whole fishing wants, now we have perch once more.”

Brewer Lake

(replace 8-11-2022) David Corridor at Dad’s Bait Store (501-289-2210) says the water is evident and at regular degree. Bream are good on redworms and crickets round brushpiles. Crappie are good. Anglers are nonetheless discovering them by spider-rigging chartreuse/white jigs and minnows within the channel. Black bass are good in deep cowl; attempt slow-rolling a white spinnerbait. Catfish are good on goldfish and black salties.

Dad’s is a 24/7 self-serve bait store.

Lake Maumelle

(up to date 8-11-2022) Hatchet Jack’s Sports activities Store at Crystal Hill (501-758-4958) stories that fishing is healthier within the downtown Little Rock space than different areas. Bream are good on redworms and crickets.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Fish ’N Stuff (501-834-5733) stories that bass are good in 3-6 toes of water within the grassy areas on Texas-rigged Senkos or black spinnerbaits, primarily at evening.

(up to date 8-11-2022) WestRock Touchdown in Roland (501-658-5598) reported that the water temperature is within the mid to low 80s. Largemouth bass have been honest and are being discovered shallow alongside the grass strains. A few of them are chasing shad. Some are reporting that they’re in deeper water. They’re biting finest at daybreak and nightfall. Strive utilizing Carolina rig lizards, crankbaits, spinnerbaits, Rat-L-Lure or drop pictures. Kentucky bass have additionally been honest. Some stories of them being discovered close to drop offs round 16-20 toes and off rocky banks. They’re additionally being discovered round brush piles and rocky factors. Strive utilizing a Texas rig on brush or jigs, crankbaits and Rat-L-Traps. White bass have been gradual. Strive swimbaits and spoons for those who discover them education. Crappie are additionally gradual being discovered 20-23 toes deep making it a troublesome chunk. Strive utilizing jigs and minnows. Bream are honest, catching many small in dimension. Most are caught 10-15 toes deep on crickets, worms and jigs. Catfish are good totally on trotlines with rooster liver, worms and crayfish.

Arkansas River at Morrilton

On Thursday, the Corps of Engineers stated water movement on the Ormond Lock and Dam was 6,033 cfs. Movement additional upriver at Dardanelle Lock and Dam there was no movement.

Little Maumelle River

(up to date 8-11-2022) Ray Hudson at River Valley Marina (501-517-1250) says the river is evident and at regular degree. Crappie are good on minnows fished 6 toes deep. Black bass are actually good on tender plastics and frogs. Catfish are good on rooster liver, primarily within the evenings and at evening. No stories on bream.

Arkansas River (Maumelle Pool)

On Thursday, the Corps of Engineers stated water movement on the Toad Suck Lock and Dam was 5,104 cfs.

Arkansas River (Little Rock Space Swimming pools)

On Thursday, the Corps of Engineers stated water movement on the Murray Lock and Dam was 28,277 cfs. The elevation is 249.19 toes msl and the tailwater is at 231.07 toes msl. Movement on the Terry Lock and Dam was 2,314 cfs.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Fish ’N Stuff (501-834-5733) says black bass are good in 5-10 toes of water on medium-diving crankbaits, one of the best being a stable black Bandit 200.

(up to date 8-4-2022) Zimmerman’s Exxon (501-944-2527) stated they hear bream are biting properly on the river within the backwaters; use redworms and crickets. Catfishing is nice beneath the dams. Bass are biting within the early morning on topwater. Crappie are 15-20 toes deep off the ends of jetties on minnows and jigs.

(up to date 7-28-2022) Hatchet Jack’s Sports activities Store at Crystal Hill (501-758-4958) says catfish proceed to be a superb goal within the pool. In keeping with anglers, they’re good on skipjack and reside bait.

Clear Lake (off Arkansas River-Little Rock Pool)

(up to date 8-11-2022) McSwain Sports activities Middle (501-945-2471) stated Wednesday morning that catfish have been honest on skipjack and shad, however all different species have been fairly gradual.

Peckerwood Lake

(replace 8-11-2022) Donna Mulherin at Herman’s Touchdown (870-626-6899) stated the lake stays clear and low, however she’s seeing no stumps displaying. Bream are honest on redworms and crickets. Crappie are honest for anglers trolling minnows or jigs. Catfish are honest utilizing typical catfish baits. No stories have are available in recently on black bass.

NORTH ARKANSAS

White River

(up to date 8-11-2022) Cotter Trout Dock (870-435-6525) stated The White River water readability flowing from Bull Shoals Lake previous Cotter on its means south towards the Mississippi River is outstanding. The clear, chilly water launched by means of Bull Shoals Dam retains the river habitat excellent for the trout supplied by the Arkansas Sport and Fish Fee trout program all yr lengthy. We’re persevering with to see a good quantity of fluctuation in releases from the dam because it completes its work supplying electrical energy and persevering with to decrease the lake to the specified energy pool. Bull Shoals Lake is presently simply 5 toes above the facility pool, sitting at 666.30.

A technique we have lured these trout away from their excellent habitat this week was with the peach-and-brown or olive, moss inexperienced jigs (1/8 ounce) performed over the shoals. They supplied a speedy and regular curiosity from the rainbows. The sculpin made a comeback when the water dropped and uncovered so many. It is good to see the prevailing meals supply, particularly for the reason that brown trout and bigger rainbows like to make a meal of sculpins. As we talked about final week, the grasshopper is again for the season. A hopper fly for late afternoons on these sizzling, dry summer season days ought to present motion to final till darkish.

(up to date 8-11-2022) John Berry of Berry Brothers Information Service stated Monday that through the previous week, now we have had a minor rain occasion (only a bit over 1 / 4 inch right here in Cotter), brutally sizzling temperatures (to incorporate warmth advisories) and reasonable winds. The lake degree at Bull Shoals fell one and one tenth toes to relaxation at 5 and 9 tenths toes above energy pool of 661 toes. Upstream, Desk Rock Lake fell six-tenths of a foot. We have now had a couple of hours of wadable water on the White and a little bit greater than that on the Norfork Tailwater. On the White, the recent spot has been Rim Shoals through the mornings’ low flows. The recent flies have been Y2Ks, prince nymphs, zebra midges (black with silver wire and silver bead or purple with silver wire and silver bead), pheasant tails, copper Johns, pink and cerise San Juan worms, gold ribbed hare’s ears and sowbugs. Double-fly nymph rigs have been very efficient. Strive a cerise San Juan worm with a ruby midge.

Do not forget that the White and Norfork Rivers and Dry Run Creek are contaminated with didymo, an invasive alga. Make certain and totally clear and dry your waders (particularly the felt soles on wading boots) earlier than utilizing them in some other water.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Dave McCulley, proprietor of Jenkins Fishing Service in Calico Rock, stated even with the rain, river circumstances have been good. We proceed to see water ranges crest between 9 and 10 toes within the mornings and drop all through the day to as little as 5 toes by the night. The dropping water ranges have made for some nice fishing this week. Guides are reporting catching as much as 70 to 90 fish throughout a full day information journey. Silver in-line spinners with Berkley Energy Eggs and topped with shrimp proceed to be the bait of alternative for the rainbow trout. Fishing with sculpins has produced a couple of good rainbows and brown trout. When the water will get decrease later within the day, ¼-oz. copper and gold Colorado spoons or Rapala Countdowns on the gravel bars have been productive.

Bull Shoals Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers reported the lake’s elevation at 666.07 toes msl (regular conservation pool: 661.00 toes msl; high flood elevation is 695.00 toes msl). Whole outflow from the dam at 9 a.m. Thursday was 8,285 cfs. The reported lake elevation at Desk Rock Lake was 913.63 toes msl (regular conservation pool: 917.00 toes msl; high flood elevation is 931.0 toes msl), with outflow of 1,840 cfs.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Del Colvin at Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock stated on Tuesday the water temperature is 87 levels, give or take. Typical summer season patterns are working. There are at all times shallow fish, particularly with the latest rains. Goal channel swings and ledges near deep water. Use a topwater Fortunate Craft Gunfish within the early morning. When topwater slows, a ½-oz. flutter spoon in a shad sample or a small swimbait could be finest. Then, transfer to a mooneye Tater Shad, drop-shot rig or Jewel spoon to focus on education fish. Loads of fish have moved deep with the nice and cozy temperature. Brush piles are also coming into play with decrease water ranges. In case you are an influence fisherman, get within the backs of feeder creeks which have shad. The creek fish have pulled again with the water coming down. Topwater will gradual when the solar begins getting excessive. Transfer out and change to a Jewel Particular Ops Soccer Jig in inexperienced pumpkin/orange or a inexperienced pumpkin Ned rig. Fishing round channel swings, standing timber ledges and lay downs with beavers and Zoom Ol’ Monster worms in inexperienced pumpkin/purple, purple shad and plum are all working.

Del frequently posts new YouTube movies. Go to his YouTube website (Bull Shoals Lake Boat Dock) for extra info and recommendations on fishing Bull Shoals Lake.

Norfork Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers reported the lake’s elevation at 558.69 toes msl (regular conservation pool: Sept.-April, 553.75 toes msl; April-Sept. 556.25 toes msl; high flood elevation 580.0 toes msl). Whole outflow from Norfork Dam at 9 a.m. Thursday was 205 cfs, however received as much as 6,233 cfs on Wednesday.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Steven “Scuba Steve” Avenue at Blackburn’s Resort stated the lake degree is 558.91 toes msl and has dropped 2 inches within the final 24 hours with era rather less than half the time. The floor water temperature is 88 levels and the water is evident all the way down to about 20 toes. The creeks are stained. Many fish are nonetheless within the 27- to 35-foot vary, simply off the underside round predominant lake factors and hitting spoons. Smaller bass and bream are shallower within the 20-foot vary within the heat water. Largemouth bass are coming to the shore to feed on crayfish at darkish. Different fish are in open water, chasing shad over 30 toes of water. The bigger stripers and walleye are in deep water on the river channel, which is regular for this time of yr. The perfect chunk is from 6-8 a.m. after which once more beginning at darkish. That’s expanded a bit in cloudy climate. Some crappie are beginning to present up on brush piles on Bobby Garland Child Shad and reside minnows as the comb piles come into play with the dropping water. Search for brush that’s about 40 toes deep on the backside and 25 toes deep on the high. Catfishing remains to be honest on jugs and trotlines baited with small bluegill at evening, however the approaching full moon and dropping water shouldn’t be serving to issues. Norfork has dropped 14 toes since its excessive of 573 on June 6, however remains to be about 7 toes excessive from a traditional mid-August. The lake is in wonderful situation for boating, swimming and fishing. Parking and day use areas are all again in service as are most campgrounds.

For a every day fishing report and lake situation go to www.blackburnsresort.com and click on on Scuba Steve’s Weblog.

Norfork Tailwater

(up to date 8-11-2022) John Berry of Berry Brothers Information Service in Cotter (870-435-2169) stated Norfork Lake has been extra wadable within the morning. The most efficient flies have been small midge patterns like zebra midges (black or purple with silver wire and silver bead). Grasshoppers have produced fish, significantly when used along with a small nymph dropper (attempt a dimension 20 black zebra midge). Double-fly nymph rigs have been very efficient. Strive a small bead-headed nymph (zebra midge, copper John or pheasant tail) suspended 18 inches beneath a brightly coloured San Juan worm (sizzling fluorescent pink or cerise). The fishing is significantly better within the morning and late afternoon and tapers off noon.

Buffalo Nationwide River/Crooked Creek

(up to date 8-11-2022) John Berry of Berry Brothers Information Service in Cotter (870-435-2169) stated Crooked Creek and the Buffalo River are up. With sizzling temperatures, the smallmouths are much less lively. The best fly has been a tan and brown Clouser minnow. Fastidiously examine the water degree earlier than getting into Crooked Creek or the Buffalo River. There aren’t any dams on these streams. They each have massive drainages and are susceptible to flooding throughout and following any rain occasion. The water can rise in a short time.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

Beaver Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation at 1,121.54 toes msl (regular conservation pool: 1,121.43 toes msl; high flood elevation is 1,130.0 toes msl). The Corps launched about 3,800 cfs between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Jon Conklin with FishOn Information Service (479-233-3474) stated Beaver lake is near regular ranges. The floor temperature measured within the 80s. There have been some good stripers being caught. Look from Rocky Department all the way down to the dam. Trolling shad, brooder minnows and bream has labored. Search for bait colleges and fish needs to be within the space. Walleye have been picked up utilizing crawler harnesses trolled on flats and factors in and round 25 to 30 toes of water. Crappie are nonetheless suspended close to the thermocline. Trolling cranks, equivalent to Bandits and Arkie cranks, will work. We have now been doing properly on something with pink in it. This chunk will proceed till water drops into the decrease 70s. Catfish are good and can proceed to get higher into September. Bream are good as properly. Try Jon’s Fb web page for up to date updates, FishOn Information Service Goshen AR.

(up to date 8-4-2022) Southtown Sporting Items (479-443-7148) stated fishing on Beaver is fairly good. The perfect fishing now could be primarily evening fishing. Black bass are honest on a hodgepodge of baits, together with spinnerbaits and plastic worms. Crappie are honest trolling on minnows and shad. Stripers are being caught in honest quantities within the deep water on the decrease finish of the lake. Bream are good on redworms and crickets. Catfish are also good. Walleye are honest in deep water on jigs, spoons and backside bouncers. The lake is evident and at a traditional degree. No floor temperature was reported.

Beaver Tailwater

(up to date 8-11-2022) Information Austin Kennedy (479-244-0039) stated this week has been good on the tailwater and nothing drastically has modified for the reason that final report. The Military Corps of Engineers have been producing just about beginning at 10 a.m., however that has not stopped the chunk. In actual fact, it will increase the chunk generally. Most fish have been caught utilizing mild terminal deal with and Pautzke Hearth Bait. When the solar moved larger within the sky, we might change it over to ¼-oz. spoons coated with Pautzke Hearth Gel. Strive letting the spoon sink a bit earlier than retrieving because of the water nonetheless being a little bit deep. The water ranges are nonetheless low and proceed to fall. This week’s sizzling spot for trout has been above Spider Creek. Strive hitting the deeper holes and in search of slack water throughout era. White bass and walleye are nonetheless up towards Vacation Island, however it’s essential search for them. Jigging reside minnows off factors and humps has carried out the trick. Comply with Austin’s Fb web page (Busch Mountain Fishing Information Service) for every day updates.

Lake Fayetteville

(up to date 8-11-2022) Lake Fayetteville Boat Dock (479-444-3476) stated Tuesday that the lake continues to have a stained readability and is at regular degree. Bream are “on fireplace” utilizing redworms and are bedded up. Crappie are good on jigs. Black bass are honest on topwaters. Catfish are additionally good.

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS

Lake Charles

(up to date 8-11-2022) Shelly Jeffrey at Lake Charles State Park (870-878-6595) stated black bass are honest on crankbaits, worms and topwaters. Bream are additionally honest on worms, crickets and jigs. There isn’t a report on crappie and catfish. Monday afternoon’s water temperature was 80 levels. The water degree is excessive and the readability is the standard murky.

Lake Poinsett

(up to date 8-11-2022) Seth Boone, the superintendent at Lake Poinsett State Park, reported that bream have been biting properly on crickets and worms. Catfish are biting on nightcrawlers and different smelly issues. Bass are biting on spinnerbaits, however are nonetheless catch and launch. Crappie are catch and launch as properly.

Crown Lake

(up to date 8-11-2022) Boxhound Marina (870-670-4496) had no report.

Spring River

(up to date 7-28-2022) Mark Crawford with springriverfliesandguides.com (870-955-8300) stated the river has been flowing at 350 cfs and water readability has been clear. Fish early for trout earlier than it will get too sizzling. The river is sweet and chilly all day, however with this warmth, the trout nonetheless will discover the deeper holes. A lot of bugs are hatching early within the morning and late within the night. On sunny days, nymphing has been sizzling with bead-headed pheasant tails, copper Johns or prince nymphs. On cloudy days, which have been few, you may get some streamer motion. “Olive, brown or black woollies have been my go-to on cloudy days. These are the times to get the brown trout transferring.”

The smallmouth bass have been hitting properly within the hotter climate. “The areas now we have been chasing smallies has deeper water, and a few Woollies tied on jigheads have been sizzling in black, olive and brown. Weight-forward line with a protracted chief works nice. A sink tip would work, too, however it’s much more work to make use of a sink tip. Rain over the weekend might change circumstances. Keep tuned to springriverfliesandguides.com and have a look at our weblog web page (springriverfliesandguides.com/weblog).

(up to date 8-11-2022) John Berry of Berry Brothers Information Service in Cotter (870-435-2169) stated the water degree on the Spring River is fishable. This can be a great spot to wade fish when they’re operating water on the White and North Fork rivers. Canoe season is in full swing and the boats and rafts are right here. Put on cleated boots and carry a wading workers. There’s plenty of bedrock that may get very slick. The recent flies have been olive woolly buggers with a little bit of flash, cerise and sizzling pink San Juan worms and Y2Ks.

White River

The Military Corps of Engineers reported Thursday that the White River stage at Batesville was regular at 8.58 toes, greater than 6 toes beneath the flood stage of 15.0 toes. The Newport stage was regular at 13.92 toes (flood stage was 26.00 toes). The stage at Augusta is falling barely at 24.60 toes, which is barely beneath the flood stage of 26.00 toes.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Triangle Sports activities (870-793-7122) in Batesville had no latest fishing stories.

SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS

Arkansas River (Pine Bluff Pool)

On Thursday, the Corps of Engineers stated water movement on the Emmett Sanders Lock and Dam at Pine Bluff was 89 cfs. The stage at Pine Bluff is regular at 31.22 toes (flood stage is 42 toes).

(up to date 7-28-2022) The College of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Bass Fishing Staff had no report this week.

Cane Creek Lake

No new stories on this space.

Lake Monticello

No new stories on this space.

SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS

Millwood Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation was 259.39 toes msl (regular pool: 259.20 toes msl; high flood elevation is 287.0 toes msl). Whole outflow on the dam is 860 cfs, an quantity being steadily launched this week and for the previous couple of weeks.

(up to date 8-11-2022) Mike Siefert at Millwood Lake Information Service stated Wednesday afternoon that water readability is stained alongside Little River and oxbows. Millwood Lake tailwater elevation is close to 225 toes msl with gate discharge on the dam round 860 cfs in Little River, in response to the Military Corps of Engineers. Look ahead to random floaters and damaged timber throughout any navigation on Little River and Millwood Lake. Floor temps are secure this week, ranging in 85-90 levels relying on location and the time of day. River readability ranges 3-6 inches relying on location. Readability of the oxbows is about 20-30 inches relying on location. Largemouth bass stay superb this week. Bass proceed to narrate horizontally and transfer out to deeper drops and vertical buildings through the warmth of the afternoons. They’re shallow round stumps and vegetation at daybreak. Bass have been superb on topwater lures round rising lily pad stands and vegetation at daylight. Chunky 2-3 pound bass, have been putting numerous topwater lures on shallow flats close to stumps and laydowns. They are going to randomly bust a buzzbait, Bass Murderer Shad or topwater frog within the pads early. Large, 7″-10′ cumbersome brush hogs, Bass Murderer Bang RSB 7.25-inch worms and XX Fats Job trick worms in sweet bug, gooseberry, junebug/purple or redbug have been working as properly. Stuttersteps, Chug Bugs, Heddon Dying Flutters and Jitterbugs all proceed drawing good, random, reactions on topwater at dawn. Salt and Pepper Silver Phantom, Gray Ghost and Dangerous To the Bone are one of the best Bass Murderer Shad colours. The perfect places for working the cumbersome worms vary from 5-10 toes deep in Little River round grass mats after the morning topwater chunk subsides. Transfer deeper within the creek channels or to the factors of Little River the place the creek junctions the river with a Bomber Fats Free Shad because the solar rises and begins to warmth up the flats adjoining to creek channels. Sallower-diving squarebill crankbaits just like the Rat-L-Lure/Echo 1.75 and MR-6 squarebills proceed working in Millwood Magic and Ghost colours round deeper drops throughout factors extending into Little River from White Cliffs Campgrounds to Cemetery Slough. Good dimension bass additionally proceed biting on magnum sized, 4″ salty tubes with Smokey/black/purple flake, Purple Smoke/purple fleck and black/blue tail colours. White bass proceed roaming the Little River and oxbows and have been caught on jigging spoons, Rat-L-Traps, Fats Free Shad crankbaits, Little Georges, Beetle Spins, Rooster Tails and Rocket Shads in 7-12 toes of water behind factors the place a little bit little bit of present stays. Just a few Kentucky bass could be blended in the place washouts, ditches or creek dumps in 12-16 toes of water. White Cliffs campground space the doorway to Snake Creek, Jack’s Isle and Hurricane Creek had a couple of white bass as properly. Crappie proceed to enhance over the previous week. Crappie have been suspended in and over planted brush piles in 12-15 toes depth within the oxbows and alongside Little River. The perfect chunk is from daylight to round 9 a.m. Greatest colours working over the previous couple weeks for jigs have been monkey milk, smokey shad grey colours or on the Southern Professional Crappie Stingers and Lit’l Hustlers have been black/chartreuse, Cash, blue/silk/chartreuse swirl and black/orange. Blue, flathead and channel catfish have been honest on trotlines and yo-yos set alongside outer bends of the river in stump rows of outdated river timber from 12-17 toes deep with rooster liver, hearts, gizzards, minimize buffalo and blood bait. The perfect chunk has been at evening.

Lake Columbia

No new stories on this space.

Lake Erling

(up to date 8-11-2022) Lake Erling Information Service (870-904-8546) reported Wednesday that the water readability is nice, however the lake is about one foot low. Crappie are beginning to present up round wooden cowl 6 toes deep and biting on natural-colored hair jigs. Bream are good on crickets and redworms. Bass are good on black spinnerbaits, primarily at evening. Catfish are additionally good.

Lake Greeson Tailwater

Go to www.littlemissouriflyfishing.com for a every day replace on fishing circumstances.

Lake Greeson

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation at Narrows Dam was 543.50 toes msl (full pool: 548.00 toes msl).

DeGray Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation was 401.20 toes msl (full pool: 408.00 toes msl).

(up to date 8-11-2022) Randy Plyler with Plyler Open air Information Service (870-210-0522) reported that bass fishing has picked up considerably with the cooler, partly cloudy climate. Bass have been education early within the morning and could be caught on topwater strolling baits. When the fish usually are not education on the floor, attempt throwing rooster tails, small jerkbaits or a small lipless crankbait. When the bass go deep, fish vertically over them with a small spoon or a drop-shot rig. White bass and hybrids could be discovered within the creeks and caught with topwater strolling baits as properly. Crappie and bream are round brush piles in 15-25 ft of water. Crappie could be caught on minnows. Bream could be caught on crickets.

De Queen Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation was 432.77 toes msl (full pool: 437.00 toes msl).

Dierks Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation was 524.30 toes msl (full pool: 526.00 toes msl).

SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS

White Oak Lake Space

(replace 8-11-2022) Curtis Willingham at River Rat Bait in Camden (870-231-3831) had no stories this week.

WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS

Lake Atkins

(up to date 8-11-2022) Donald Ramirez at Fortunate Touchdown (479-641-7615) had no report this week.

Lake Catherine

No new stories on this space.

Lake Catherine Tailwater (Under Carpenter Dam)

For weekly movement releases from Carpenter Dam, go to www.entergy.com/hydro

(up to date 7-28-2022) Shane Goodner, proprietor of Catch’em All Information Service, reported water temperature beneath the dam is 64 levels with clear circumstances within the tailrace. Rainbow trout fishing stays sturdy, pretty much as good numbers of fish are current and feeding persistently from the bridge to the dam. Usually, rainbow trout fishing is over in July, however earlier flooding has stored massive numbers of fish within the space which can be wholesome. Reside bait displays equivalent to waxworms and mealworms or redworms fished simply off the underside are working finest throughout era. Little success has been seen utilizing synthetic lures as hundreds of threadfin shad are within the tailrace. White bass are out and in of the tailrace feeding on shad. Small grey or white ⅛-oz. jigs have accounted for good catches whereas turbines are operating. No striper exercise has been noticed. Movement schedules can be found on the Entergy Hydro-Operations web site; seek for real-time lake ranges.

Lake Dardanelle

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s movement at Dardanelle Lock and Dam as 0 cfs. Elevation was 337.92 toes msl. (High navigation pool is 338.2 and backside pool is 336.0.)

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Lake Hamilton

(up to date 7-28-2022) Greeson Marine, hometown vendor of the Arkansas-born-and-bred Xpress, all-welded, aluminum fishing boats in Sizzling Springs stories Lake Hamilton lake ranges are regular. Water readability is greater than 5 toes in every single place and floor temperatures stay within the excessive 80s. All species have slowed on account of warmth and decrease water oxygen ranges. Bass are honest within the early mornings and at evening. Topwater displays are one of the best alternative through the morning, with many fish “breaking” off predominant lake factors and shaded deeper areas close to present. It is rather essential to search out present in these canine days of summer season. Water present offers oxygen, cooler temperatures and meals. Goal breaking fish with small Zara Spooks in pearl, silver or clear colours. At evening the buzzbait remains to be king. Black and blue buzzbaits fished within the shallows close to present are nonetheless producing good fish, however not within the numbers we noticed final month.

The actual targets of late for sport fisherman have gotten to be the walleye and striped bass. Whether or not jigging a spoon vertically or trolling a spoon, look to the deeper areas on the southern finish of the lake. “We have now put walleye within the boat at deeper than 70 toes and striped bass at depths of 40-50. Each of those species have a tendency to maneuver round on a regular basis, and it’s essential to search out the baitfish earlier than finding the game fish. Bream are good in every single place in 10-12 toes of water and ideally within the shade. Use crickets or worms.”

Lake Nimrod

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation was at 343.69 toes msl (regular pool: 344.51 toes msl; high flood elevation is 373.0 toes msl).

(up to date 8-4-2022) Andrews Bait Store and Extra (479-272-4025) stated Thursday morning that the lake degree is a little bit low, however the water has good readability. The floor temperature was 89 levels. Crappie are good 7-15 ft deep on spider rigs or trolled Bandit crankbaits. Catfish are good on noodles, black salties and small perch. Bass are biting with stories from a number of folks. Bream are good on redworms and crickets.

Lake Ouachita

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation at Blakely Dam was 572.00 toes msl (full pool: 578.00 toes msl).

(up to date 8-11-2022) Todd Gadberry at Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa (870-867-2191/800-832-2276 out-of-state) stated water temperature is ranging a constant 84-88 levels. Water readability is stained. Lake degree Tuesday was nonetheless dropping at 572.14 toes msl. Black bass are nonetheless honest utilizing a drop-shot with a finesse worm. Walleye are good. A 3/4-oz.CC Spoon vertically jigged close to construction or a nightcrawler fished on a drop-shot ought to produce a few of these fish. Stripers are good. Reside bait and trolled hair jigs on the japanese a part of the lake are working finest. Bream are good on crickets or worms 15-25 toes deep on construction. Crappie are honest on small jigs or minnows. Strive brush 20-30 toes deep. Catfish are honest on rod-and-reel with sizzling canine or nightcrawlers. Name the Mountain Harbor fishing guides (Mike Wurm, 501-622-7717, or Chris Darby, 870-867-7822) for extra info.

Blue Mountain Lake

As of Thursday, the Military Corps of Engineers stories the lake’s elevation was 385.63 toes msl (full pool: 387.00 toes msl; high flood elevation is 419.0 toes msl).

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EAST ARKANSAS

White River/Clarendon Space

The Military Corps of Engineers on Thursday reported the Clarendon gauge is falling at 22.09 toes, virtually 4 toes beneath the flood stage of 26.00 toes.

Prepare dinner’s Lake

(up to date 8-11-2022) The AGFC’s Wil Hafner at Potlatch Prepare dinner’s Lake Nature Middle (870-241-3373) says Prepare dinner’s Lake is open to fishing for teenagers below 16 or mobility-impaired anglers, and as much as two helpers (who may fish). Prepare dinner’s Lake will probably be open to fishing throughout regular enterprise hours Tuesday by means of Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., water degree pending. Fish from the 140-foot mobility-impaired accessible dock or launch a ship. Please name forward a minimum of a day upfront to register to fish. Earlier than launching, please examine in on the Nature Middle classroom and report again earlier than leaving. For info or unscheduled closures, please name the middle at 870-241-3373. The lake continues to rise after latest rains and the motion is slowing down. Bass anglers are having probably the most luck flipping inexperienced pumpkin or black-and-blue jigs to cypress timber. Some bass are being caught in deeper water utilizing forward-facing sonar. Just a few have been reported to be taken on white spinnerbaits in operating water. The bream chunk has slowed a bit, however some are nonetheless being caught in about 2 toes of water on crickets and redworms. The chunk ought to choose up this week with the height full moon. Crappie are being caught right here and there whereas bass fishing.

Horseshoe Lake

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Bear Creek Lake/Storm Creek Lake

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Be aware: msl is imply sea degree; cfs is cubic toes per second.



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