Category Archives: Notices

AGFC Revisits Bull Shoals and Norfork Tailwaters Trout Management Plan

Meetings were held in Mountain Home August 3rd and 24th. Here is a PDF Summary of 2nd Public Input Workshop, August 24, 2017 which spells out the current regs and recommendations Game and Fish trout biologists are making. Of note … Continue reading

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ReachCast Newsletter Ends

The ReachCast newsletter has come to the end of its run. I’ve been posting the newsletter since 2003 and feel it is time to bring it to an end. Thanks to everyone who has subscribed, and given feedback and encouragement … Continue reading

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2017 Flooding

Update 6/11/17 – All spillway releases were ended this past week. Flood event which began the last week of April is finally coming to a close. The Corps is letting Newport fall out to regulating stage. Complete notes below on … Continue reading

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Flood Event Notices

Big rain event underway this weekend. All notices are currently posted on the river reports page. Scott

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AGFC 2017 Trout Guide Book Available Online

AGFC has its updated 2017 trout regulation guide book out. It includes regulation changes for Greers Ferry tailwater. These are outlined on p.4.  

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Speaking in Tulsa February 9th

I’m looking forward to speaking again at the Oklahoma Chapter of TU/Tulsa Fly Fishers. Catch me Thursday, February 9th. Topic: “Fly-Flinging with the Flows: Using the Right Tackle and Method for Various Water Conditions on Arkansas’ White River Tailwaters.”

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New Year Begins with High Water

Heavy rains Thanksgiving weekend and again Christmas weekend have the lakes back to where they were last August. The four lake flood storage reached 68 percent by January 4. The Little Rock District Corps of Engineers announced on their Facebook … Continue reading

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Virus Found in State Trout Hatchery

According to an AGFC News Release today, a virus has been found in trout at the state hatchery on the Spring River: MAMMOTH SPRING – Rainbow trout at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish … Continue reading

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Norfork Tailwater Status

According to AGFC Trout Biologist Supervisor Christy Graham, in an email this afternoon, one of the Tainter gates on Norfork Dam was blocked by the bulkhead to allow painting of the gate and rehab on the side and bottom seals.  … Continue reading

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AGFC Trout Management Public Meeting Announced

The AGFC Trout Management Program will be hosting a general public meeting on Thursday August 13th, 2015  to discuss the current status of the Bull Shoals and Norfork Tailwaters.  The meeting will be from 6:00-8:00 PM in the McMullin Lecture … Continue reading

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