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cold water stream famous for world-class trout fishing is the White
River. It emerges from Bull Shoals Dam and meanders toward the Mississippi
River. White River is a good year-round float stream with spectacular
scenery, although floaters and fishermen must exercise caution during
periods of power generation when the river flow increases and becomes
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports power generation
activity at Bull Shoals Dam and Norfork Dam and lake levels hourly.
To hear the updated reports, call (870) 431-5311.This service was
expanded July, 2006, to serve up to 10 callers at once.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission publishes weekly
fishing reports on their Web site. Look under the Northwest
and North-Central category.
Trout Tales: A Fishing Guide for the White River System
by Steve Wright is a fine book about trout habitats in tail-waters
of the White River dams. Included are interviews with some of the
greatest guides and fishing instructors in Arkansas about their
favorite fishing spots and fishing techniques. Also included are
resource lists of guides, schools, and accommodations.
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