Vacation Fishing Trips in Arkansas

With The Natural State's four distinctive seasons and moderate weather, even during the winter months, Arkansas has some of the best year round fishing available, which makes the Natural State ideal for vacation fishing trips.

Best Southern Sports Fishing Locations

From serious Bassmaster Classic and FLW contests to a summer youth fishing tournament on local lakes, Arkansas hosts a number of angling events year-round and is one of the best Southern sports fishing destinations.

The fishing calendar of events will show you when and where Arkansas adult and youth fishing tournaments or derbies take place, as well as offer contact information for each.

Get acquainted with the Arkansas fishing seasons, then check out the fishing tournament schedule using the calendar and don’t miss your next chance to reel in the big one!

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Apr
14
Friday
14th Annual StarDaze Festival
4/14/2017 - 4/15/2017
Star City 
Apr
22
Saturday
BFL Arkie - Arkansas River
North Little Rock 
Apr
22
Saturday
2nd Annual Diamond City Chamber Bass Tournament
Diamond City 
Apr
22
Saturday
Diamond City Chamber Family Fishing Tournament
Diamond City 
Apr
27
Thursday
FLW Tour - Beaver Lake
4/27/2017 - 4/30/2017
Rogers 
Apr
29
Saturday
Lake Norfork Fireworks 4th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament
Mountain Home 
Apr
29
Saturday
3rd Annual Fishin' for a Mission Benefit Bass Fishing Tournament
Conway 
May
6
Saturday
Buddy Bass Tournament
Rogers 
May
6
Saturday
16th Annual Cotter Trout Festival
Cotter 
May
20
Saturday
15th Annual Ward Fishing Derby
Ward 
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