Lake Hamilton, as seen from the new hiking trail on Electric Island on the southeast side of the lake, about a mile from the Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery. Lake Hamilton, according to our reports from Greeson Marine in the Fishing Report, is at prime fishing temperature this week and the fall bite is happening.
With the bass all chasing to shad to the egrets on Millwood Lake, this is a great time to take a kid there for a fun fight with a 2- to 3-pound bass, guide Mike Siefert says. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.
Walleye like this one are being caught in good numbers on Beaver Lake, but don't forget that they're mixing with the stripers -- land one of those instead and you might get a surprising fight. Photo provided by Mike Bailey.
This Arkansas couple had a big day catching catfish at Lake Overcup near Morrilton. Photo provided by Johnny Banks.
A nice bass is taken out of Lake Atkins in west-central Arkansas, near Russellville. Lake Atkins is clear and cooling off, and bass are biting as we head toward fall.
Fifteen-year-old Nathan Juhl of Maumelle was fishing with his dad on Cook's Lake when he caught these two nice bass as well as several others. Cook's Lake is open to fishing for youth and mobility-impaired anglers (plus two "helpers") every first and third Saturday of the month through October.
Steve Asmus and his daughter, Emily, enjoyed some time fishing, and catching, on Greers Ferry Lake this past week. Photo by Tommy Cauley.