Central Arkansas's main water supply, Lake Maumelle has an area of 8,900 acres covering an area of 14 square miles and a 70-mile shoreline. No swimming is allowed but boating and fishing are popular pursuits. The lake is well-known for the many sailing regattas it hosts and is used extensively by weekend skippers as well.
Fishing: Bass, catfish, crappie, stripers and bream lure anglers with a 55-pound and a 92-pound black buffalo having been pulled from its waters. Located approximately 12 miles northwest of Little Rock. Phone the City of Little Rock for more information: 501-371-4770
For water quality information and discuss recreation restrictions, contact Randy Easley, Director of Water Quality at Central Arkansas Water, at 501-210-4935.