Arkansas River: Vince Miller from Fish N Stuff said crappie are biting fairly well in the backwaters around wood and rocks on crappie jigs. Bass are biting well on jigs fished around woody cover.
Hatchet Jacks Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said crappie, white bass and catfish were all biting fairly well below Murray Lock and Dam. The crappie were biting on minnows and jigs. The white bass were biting on chartreuse-colored split-tail jigs. the catfish are biting best on shad and skipjack.
McSwain Sports Center (501-945-2471) said everything has been slow, but a few catfish have been caught below Terry Lock and Dam.
Little Maumelle River - River Valley Marina (501-517-1250) said the water is at normal level. Crappie are biting well on minnows in the river. Catfishing has been very good on trotlines. White bass are biting well at the mouth of the river. No report on bream or black bass.