Norfork Lake Parks & Accesses

Norfork Lake Parks & Accesses

By | 2019-01-11T17:29:41+00:00 December 18th, 2018|

The Norfork Lake parks, putting the natural in The Natural State. The perfect place for a day trip, a weekend, or a forever time. Have it anyway you want, a modern fully developed park, a secluded stretch of sand, or that primitive Ozark Mountain environment you've been looking for.  When you're ready, leave that city [...]

Flexibility – Key To Catching Lake Norfork Stripers

By | 2019-01-04T06:52:19+00:00 December 12th, 2018|

"Flexibility"- Key To Catching Lake Norfork Stripers By Roger Boskus – Owner Fish & Fiddle Resort One of the biggest misconceptions for striper fishing is thinking you need heavy tackle and/or downriggers to catch striped bass. You don’t need either of these and at certain times of the year you will do much better on Lake [...]

Winter Striper Tactics

By | 2018-12-21T01:50:16+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Winter Striper Tactics By Tom Reynolds from STR Outfitters  Winter angling on Norfork Lake can be one of the most productive periods of striper fishing. Beginning in Mid-December thorough February the stripers will stick close to the old river channels near or mixed in with the shad schools. The old river channels are the outlines [...]

Fall Striper Tactics

By | 2019-01-02T14:07:58+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Fall Striper Tactics By Tom Reynolds from STR Outfitters  As fall approaches Lake Norfork water temperature will continue to lower. As the water cools the thermocline will continue to drop until the water equalizes and the lake will turnover. Turnover is the process where the bottom part of the lake rises and the top part [...]

Summer Striper Tactics

By | 2019-01-04T06:54:13+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Summer Striper Tactics By Tom Reynolds from STR Outfitters As summer approaches Lake Norfork water temperature will continue to rise and reach its peak in late August. Stripers will continue to move towards the dam to find cool waters and oxygen. Stripers require 5 ppm of oxygen to stay healthy and active; as the water [...]

Spring Striper Tactics

By | 2018-12-20T05:53:51+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Spring Striper Tactics By Tom Reynolds from STR Outfitters  Winter in the Ozarks this year is the worst I have seen in 20 years of living here but it will be over soon so it is time to start thinking of early spring striper movements. The current water temperature is the lowest since 2000. That [...]

Striper article

By | 2018-12-19T08:56:45+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Early Spring Striper Fishing Tactics By Tom Reynolds STR Outfitters Winter in the Ozarks this year is the worst I have seen in 17 years of living here but it will be over soon so it is time to start thinking of early spring striper movements. The current water temperature is the lowest since 2000. [...]

Zebra Mussels

By | 2018-12-20T05:49:37+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Zebra Mussels Found in Bull Shoals Lake MOUNTAIN HOME - Zebra mussels recently were found in Arkansas’ Bull Shoals Lake and Missouri’s Lake Taneycomo. Gerald Walsh, a retired marine biologist, and Kirk Wright, a retired professional invertebrate collector, found two mature zebra mussels near Lead Hill Marina on Bull Shoals Lake Sept. 13, 2007. The [...]

Disinfect Your Boat

By | 2018-12-20T11:20:32+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

HELP US PROTECT YOUR LAKE! DISINFECT YOUR BOAT Drain bilges, bait wells, and live wells. Pull the drain plugs before leaving the boat ramp so that most of the water will be gone when you get home. Use a standard garden sprayer (ORTHO Dial ‘n Spray) to create a 5% bleach solution to rinse your [...]

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

By | 2018-12-19T10:20:38+00:00 August 14th, 2018|

Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers! On 2/12/07 several local fishing clubs (Rod & Reel Club, Walleye Angler Group and Lake Norfork Striper Club) and the Norfork Lake Tourism of Commerce joined forces with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) to protect our lakes and rivers from harmful plants, animals and organisms being transported into our local [...]

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