Bald Knob Lake Get Directions Calculate Trip Nearby Cities Bald Knob Judsonia Searcy Add to Trip Planner Bald Knob Lake, a 217-acre reservoir for the city waterworks, was built in 1960 two miles north of Bald Knob off Ark. 258. Fishing: Bass, crappie, bream and catfish are popular catches. Lake is restricted to 10-hp or less boats and a boat launch is available. For more information, call 501-724-3821.