Arkansas Sportfishing Records


Species lb-oz Place Date Angler
Bass, Hybrid Striped27-05Greers Ferry Lake4/24/97Jerald C. Shaum
Bass, Largemouth16-04Mallard Lake3/2/76Aaron Mardis
Bass, Ozark 1-08Lake Norfork8/2/82Jerry Heard
Bass, Shadow1-12Spring River7/5/99James Edward Baker
Bass, Smallmouth7-05Bull Shoals Lake4/1/69Acie Dickerson
Bass, Spotted7-15Bull Shoals Lake3/26/83Mike Heilich
Bass, Striped57-00Beaver Lake3/11/99Richard H. Holyfield
Bass, White8-04Bull Shoals Lake4/23/84William Wilson
Bass, Yellow1-13Arkansas County7/29/89Bill Kennedy
Bass, Yellow1-13Old River, Scott2/10/97Floyd E. Norfleet
Bluegill3-04Fulton County4/23/84Albert Sharp
Bowfin17-05Desha County8/7/98Doug Smith
Buffalo, Bigmouth35-02Lake Conway12/2/98John Bales
Buffalo, Black54-11Lake Maumelle11/2/98Doug Piper
Buffalo, Smallmouth68-08Lake Hamilton5/15/84Jerry Dolezal
Bullhead, Black4-12Point Remove Cr.4/11/86Janet Story
Carp, Bighead50-07Arkansas River4/02/98Jeff Hamrick
Carp, Common53-00Lake Hamilton3/23/85Lynn Bradley
Carp, Grass65-14Horeshoe Lake4/28/95Gary Brewer
Carp, Silver39-04Arkansas River5/11/95Ryan McKim
Catfish, Blue96-00Mississippi River9/27/95Raymond L. Gray
Catfish, Channel38-00Lake Ouachita6/3/89Joe Hollerman
Catfish, Flathead80-00Arkansas River10/28/89Wesley White
Crappie, Black4-09Oladale Lake3/29/76Danny Burfield
Crappie, White4-07Mingo Creek4/12/93Shelby D. Cooper
Drum, Freshwater33-12Bull Shoals Lake7/1/79Eddie Rogers
Eel, American3-08Lake Dardanelle8/7/93Michael Gray
Flier00-14Saline River7/10/85Harvy Jones
Gar, Alligator215-00Arkansas River7/31/64Alvin Bonds
Gar, Longnose29-04Ouachita River6/16/99Michael Thompson
Gar, Spotted11-02Arkansas River8/22/98John Norrell
Herring, Skipjack2-13Ouachita River4/4/97Monte Pascoe
Muskie, Tiger23-12Spring River6/27/95Randy Wyatt
Pacu7-01Lakewood Lake #17/22/95Gerald H. Kennedy
Paddlefish98-08Ouachita River7/19/94Michael Langley
Pickerel, Chain7-10Little Red River1/6/79Abe Vogel
Pike, Northern16-01DeGray Lake12/27/73Dick Cooley
Sauger6-12Arkansas River12/15/76Claude Eubanks
Saugeye6-01Crown Lake2/5/93Cleveland Henderson
Shad, Alabama2-13Ouachita River4/4/97Monte Pasco
Shad Gizzard2-14White River5/9/92Charles Jordan
Sunfish, Green1-11Pond, Dierks4/12/76Keith McCullough
Sunfish, Longear1-02Table Rock Lake4/22/91Carl Bohannan
Sunfish Redear2-14Lake Bois d'Arc5/4/85Glenda Tatom
Trout, Brook4-06Little Red River6/13/99Don Burns
Trout, Brown40-04Little Red River5/2/92Howard Collins
Trout, Cutthroat9-09White River10/06/85Scott Rudolph
Trout, Lake11-05Greers Ferry Lake12/15/97Clark Stevenson
Trout, Rainbow19-01White River3/14/81Jim Miller
Walleye22-11Greers Ferry Lake3/12/82Al Nelson
Warmouth1-08Black Dog Bayou5/20/98Michael Curtis


* For more information check out the Arkansas Fishing: Complete Guide to Locations, Vacations and Resources or call 1-800-NATURAL.
 
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