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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Oct
6
Friday
Fly Fishers International South Council Fly Fishing Fair
10/6/2017 - 10/7/2017
Mountain Home 
Apr
16
Monday
National Bass Fishing Institute
4/16/2018 - 5/4/2018
Mount Ida 
Apr
21
Saturday
3rd Annual Diamond City Chamber Bass Tournament
Diamond City 
May
5
Saturday
Buddy Bass Tournament
Rogers 
Jun
2
Saturday
Kids Fishing Derby
Diamond City 
Jun
9
Saturday
Children's Fishing Derby
Clarksville 
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Something for Everyone in Buffalo National River Country

August 18, 2017 12:56 p.m.
Hike the trail to Indian Rockhouse, visit Collier Homestead near Tyler Bend, guide a canoe down the river’s many miles, stick your toe or a fishing line in the water, take a photo of Roark Bluff, view...

Four Arkansas lakes make Bassmaster’s 100 Best Bass Lakes rankings

June 30, 2017 10:17 p.m.
Four Arkansas lakes are on Bassmaster Magazine’s recent release of the publication’s 100 Best Bass Lakes rankings. This year, the rankings highlight the Top 12 fisheries in the nation regardless of lo...

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...
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