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.

Good Local Fishing Areas – Arkansas Fishing by Region

Looking for good and local family-friendly fishing areas or where to find the best trout fishing in Arkansas? Here you will find a guide to Arkansas fishing locations in each of the six geographic regions of The Natural State — and we encourage you to travel to each one. Find out why Arkansas has some of the best options for year round fishing in America, whether you’re into big trophy bass angling on the lake or looking for great fly fishing action on one of our many scenic dream streams and creeks. Plan to fish the waters of Arkansas and enjoy one of the best fishing trips of your life! Find fishing and boating regulations, fishing trip packages, bait and accessories information, expert tips, info on guided trips, conservation efforts, upcoming events and much more on our Resources page and sign up for our fishing newsletter for advice, lodging info and more, then and prepare to hit the water to catch some photo-worthy fish!

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Arkansas and Twin Lakes area open for business

June 15, 2017 4:46 p.m.
 Arkansas and the Twin Lakes area of The Natural State are open for business, despite the flooding and high water experienced in the spring. “Yes, we had some high waters during the flooding in southe...

Fly Fishing 101 class at Garvan Woodland Gardens

June 8, 2017 5:20 p.m.
Guides from Ouachita Outdoor Outfitters in Hot Springs will be presenting an introductory Fly Fishing 101 class at Garvan Woodland Gardens on June 17.  Those interested will learn the basics of the cr...

Free Fishing Weekend and fishing derbies June 9-11

May 31, 2017 2:28 p.m.
Anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11. An annual tradition sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Comm...
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