Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir

Bates Field and Stream (501-470-1846) said the water is stained and at normal level. Bream are biting well on redworms and crickets. Crappie are biting well on minnows around Dix Creek and Greens’ Lake. Bass are biting well on spinnerbaits and Rat-L-Traps. Catfishing is good on yo-yos baited with minnows around Dix Creek and Green’s Lake.

Dan at Gold Creek Landing (501-607-0590) said crappie are biting well on jigs or minnows from 1 to 8 feet deep. Bream are fair on redworms. Catfishing is good on nightcrawlers and minnows. No report on bass.

Little Red River

Lindsey’s Resort (501-302-3139) ) said the water is clear, with only one generator running the last few days. Rainbow trout are biting well on crankbaits fished from the bank. Power Bait and wax worms also are working well. Fly-fishing is good.

Greers Ferry

As of Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake’s elevation at 461.3 feet MSL (Normal conservation pool - 461 MSL).

Tommy Cauley of Fish Finder Guide Service said the water level is falling and the surface temperature is 44 to 48 degrees. White bass and hybrids are biting well in the main lake and up the rivers and creeks on spoons, in-line spinners and grubs. Largemouth bass are being caught on umbrella-rigged swimbaits, Wiggle Warts, jigs and spinnerbaits. Walleye are running in the rivers and are biting well on jigs, Rogues and live minnows and bream. The main lake walleye have not moved shallow yet, but the warm weather should get everything moving soon. Crappie are improving every day. Slab hunters and jigs tipped with minnows are working well for crappie around brush. 

Cody S. Smith of www.fishgreersferry.com said water temperatures are in the mid- to upper 40s. The morning bite is best for most species. Fishing will really pick up as water temperatures climb. White bass are beginning to start their spawning run.

Harris Brake Lake

Harris Brake Lakeside Resort (501-889-2745) said the water is high and stained. Bream are slow. Crappie are biting well on minnows and jigs. Bass are biting well on spinnerbaits and soft-plastics. White bass are biting well on minnows and jigs. Catfishing is slow.   

Whiskers Sporting Goods in Perryville (501-889-2011) said crappie are biting well on no. 6 minnows Bobby Garland Baby Shad in white/salt and pepper and red/chartreuse shad. Catfish are good on minnows and worms in shallow water and deep boat runs. Bass are biting well on worms, spinnerbaits and Rooster Tails. Bream are slow.

Lake Overcup

Overcup Landing (501-354-9007) said  crappie are fair around boat docks on white/chartreuse, pink/white/chartreuse or pearl Crappie Stinger jigs. Catfish are biting well on noodles or trotlines baited with cut shad or skipjack. Bream are fair on redworms. Bass are slow.

Whiskers Sporting Goods (501-889-2011) said crappie are biting well  around docks and brush piles near the dam on no. 6 minnows and Bobby Garland Baby Shads, Slab Slay’rs and Stroll’rs. White/salt and pepper, red/chartreuse and bone white baby shad are the best colors.

Brewer Lake

Overcup Landing (501-354-9007) said crappie have been hitting white/chartreuse jigs over brush piles and old bridges. Bream are fair on redworms. Catfish are biting well on trotlines and noodles baited with large minnows and shad. Bass are slow.

Lake Maumelle

Jolly Roger’s Marina said said the water level is 5 inches above the spillway, and the water temperature is around 49 degrees in the lake and 53 degrees in the coves. Largemouth bass are fair on jigs and grubs fished in 15 feet of water. Many small spotted bass are being caught on Rooster Tails and grubs fished 20 feet deep. White bass have been spotted in the main channel from Jim’s Island west. There have been several reports of white bass caught on Rogues, Rooster Tails, spoons and grubs. Crappie are biting well on the edges of channels in 20 to 25 feet of water on small jigs and grubs. Bream and catfish are slow.

Hatchet Jack’s Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said bream are slow. Crappie are biting well on pink minnows and popsicle or firecracker-colored jigs in 10 to 12 feet of water. Bass are biting well on crankbaits and black/blue jigs around main lake points. Catfishing is good on trotlines baited with cut bait, brood minnows and live green sunfish.

Lake Valencia

Hatchet Jack’s Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said trout are still biting fairly well on Power Bait and small Mepps spinners.

Sunset Lake

Turbyfill’s Outdoor Sports (501-315-3061) said the water is clear and at normal level. Crappie are biting well on Beetle Spins. Bass are fair on crawdad-colored crankbaits. Catfish and bream are slow.

Saline River Access in Benton

Turbyfill’s Outdoor Sports (501-315-3061) said the water is clear and at normal level. Bream are slow. Crappie are biting well on Kalin’s grubs in 4 to 6 feet of water. Bass are excellent on 4-inch watermelon seed worms. Catfishing is slow.  

Arkansas River at Morrilton

Charley’s Hidden Harbor at Opello catfishing is excellent on whole shad around creek mouths and cutoffs. Crappie are biting well in the Petit Jean River, Point Remove Creek, Coppers Gap and Flagg Lake Cutoff on chartreuse jigs. Drum are biting well around sandbars on whole dead shad. Spotted bass are biting well around concentrations of shad on the main channel.

Arkansas River (Maumelle Pool)

Hatchet Jack’s Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said crappie are biting well on red/chartreuse jigs with a pink head and pink minnows in the backwater areas. Bass are biting well on brightly colored shallow-diving crankbaits and large-bladed spinnerbaits in backwaters and jetty points. Catfishing is good on shad and cut skipjack around the edges of the jetties.

Arkansas River (Little Rock Pool)

Vince Miller from Fish ’N Stuff said the water is muddy and is running 20,000 to 30,000 cfs. Crappie are biting well on tube jigs fished around rocky areas. Bass are fair on jigs and crankbaits fished around rocks.

Hatchet Jack’s Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said crappie are biting well on live pink minnows under a slip-cork rig and on red/chartreuse tube jigs. Catfishing is good on cut skipjack and brood minnows. 

McSwain Sports Center (501-945-2471) said the water below Terry Lock and Dam is high and stained. Bream are slow. Crappie are slow. Bass are biting well on black jigs in the backwater areas. Catfishing is slow.

Clear Lake

McSwain Sports Center (501-945-2471) said the water is muddy and high. Bream are slow. Crappie are biting fairly well in 10 feet of water on red/white jigs. Bass and catfish are slow.

Peckerwood Lake

Herman’s Landing (870-241-3731) said the water is stained and at normal level. Bream are slow. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs. Bass are slow. Catfishing is good on minnows and liver.    

Lake Pickthorne

Hatchet Jack’s Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said crappie are fair on pink minnows and pink/white tube jigs. Bass are fair on bright red Bomber crankbaits and black/blue jigs. Catfishing is good on brood minnows and goldfish.