Hot Springs Chosen as 2015 Forrest Wood Cup Site

Over the weekend, it was announced that the 2015 Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing, will take place in Hot Springs on Lake Ouachita.  The tournament, slated for August 20-23, has been in the city two other

Outdoor Adventure at the Fish Hatchery

There’s something fishy going on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Norfork National Fish Hatchery in Mountain Home. It’s an outdoor adventure day for kids between the ages of 5 and 15. Activities range from fly fishing in Dry Run Creek

Reality TV Stars in Conway This Weekend, July 19-20

Captain John Hillstrand from Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch and Tom Oar from History Channel’s Mountain Men will be the center of attention at the 4th annual Arkansas Outdoors Expo in Conway.  The hunting, fishing and outdoor show takes place in

Fishing the Arkansas River

I try to go out with Bill Dennis of Central Arkansas Fishing Guide Services once a year.  He knows fish, he knows the Arkansas River, and he’s darn pleasant to fish with. A few weeks ago we headed out on

Head to Camp at an Arkansas State Park in July

Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin

Central Arkansas Fishing Hot Spots

There are some great fishing locations in Central Arkansas.  The Arkansas River, Lake Maumelle and Lake Conway immediately come to mind but there are quite a few smaller public lakes and ponds in the area. The Arkansas Game and Fish

Father’s Day Fishing Derby

Father’s Day is this Sunday. Here’s a fun way to celebrate with dad – the Father’s Day Fishing Derby at War Eagle Mill near Rogers. At the Mill, dads and kids will fish War Eagle Creek hoping to win a

Big Al Fishing Challenge in Hot Springs

  Hot Springs is in the midst of an interesting fishing opportunity- the $75,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge at Lake Hamilton and Lake Catherine. The challenge is open until July 31. This is the third year for the event and

Hang Out with the Fish This June

June is a great time to grab your pole and get to the lake, river or pond for some outstanding fishing in eastern Arkansas. Events this month are catering to the younger anglers, giving them an opportunity to show off

Fishing for Walleye in Arkansas Lakes and Rivers

The below fishing news was sent by Keith Stephens of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. According to the commission, it is walleye time in several Arkansas lakes and rivers. The full news release by Stephens is below. ‘When the
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