: Arkansas River: Little Rock - Vince Miller from Fish N Stuff said the water is low and stained. Bream are biting well around shallow brush on crickets and worms. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs fished around brush in 10 to 15 feet of water. Bass are fair on topwater lures, especially frogs, around grass in the backwaters. Catfishing is fair around sandbar drops on shad and nightcrawlers.
Hatchet Jacks Sport Shop (501-758-4958) said it's been too hot for most anglers. However. some white bass and stripers are being caught below the dam on white/chartreuse jigs and catfish are fair on cut shad and skipjack below the dam.
McSwain Sports Center (501-945-2471) said below Terry Lock and Dam, the water is clear and at normal level. Bream are excellent on worms and crickets fished about 4 feet off the bank. Crappie are fair on minnows and jig in 8 feet of water in the backwaters. Bass are biting well on crankbaits fished around rocky areas and jetties in 8 to 10 feet of water. Catfishing is good on cut bait below the dam.