Fall-like temperatures in early September sparking the crappie bite.
Lake Poinsett's drawdown is not dampening the fishing efforts, according to our reporter, and during the drawdown there is no limit on catches.
Falling lake temps and a leveling off of the water have made Greers Ferry a late August hot spot.
With the recent rain and drop in water temperature, bass fishing is excellent at Lake Atkins and good in a number of other state lakes.
Walleye are biting well on Lake Ouachita a little later than usual.
Crappie and bream are both biting well on Lake Nimrod, our reporters say. Meanwhile, fishing is full-on summer mode at Greers Ferry Lake, according to guide Tommy Cauley, with active bass at various depths; he has various ways to approach them.