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.

Junior Fishing Derby

Junior Fishing Derby

Saturday, November 16, 2013
City:  Star City
Region:  Timberlands 

Parents, spend the morning relaxing while watching your junior anglers compete for the highest weight caught during this informal fishing derby. Bring your pole, bait, and fishing skills to the visitor center and let us lead the way! Cane Creek State Park will provide you with a pole if you do not have one. Prizes are available. This activity is for children ages 15 years and younger. Parents/guardians can assist but not fish.

Admission:  Free
Cane Creek State Park
50 State Park Road
Star City, AR 71667

Park Superintendent: Phone:  870-628-4714 Email:  
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Young Anglers Find Family Tradition on Dry Run Creek in North Central Arkansas

November 22, 2015 11:42 a.m.
Asher Samsel, 11, flips his lure into one of the cascading pools of Dry Run Creek. The autumn-tinted trees lining the bank behind him are so picturesque in the soft, overcast light that the scene almo...

Hot Springs Fishing Challenge Update

July 28, 2015 5:39 p.m.
Four days are left in this year’s $86,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge. This is the fourth year for the challenge and the folks at Visit Hot Springs, who are sponsoring the event, have sent a news re...

It’s Free Fishing Weekend

June 10, 2015 11:54 p.m.
Want to try fishing and see how you like it before you spend the money to buy a license? Then grab a fishing rod and head to your nearest lake or stream this weekend. By special proclamation of Gov. A...
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Awesome Autumn

Bartee Meadow Bed & Breakfast

Hike the Highpoint

Mount Magazine State Park