Arkansas River: (Little Rock Pool) - Vince Miller from Fish N Stuff (501-834-5733) said the river has a slight stain and the level and current are normal. Surface water temperature was in the high 70s earlier this week. Bass are good on small topwater lures, crankbaits and buzzbaits. Vince had no reports on bream, crappie or catfish.
McSwain Sports Center (501-945-2471) said the water is murky in the Terry Lock and Dam end of the pool. Water level and current are normal. Bream are fair on worms and crickets. Crappie are fair with minnows and jigs. Bass are good; use spinnerbaits and plastic worms. Catfishing is good. Worms and live bait work best for the catfish now.
(Maumelle Pool) - Hatchet Jacks (501-758-4948) said that in the Murray Lock and Dam area, catfishing is fair. Skipjack and shad are the baits to use. No other reports.
Little Maumelle River - River Valley Marina (501-517-1250) said the water is clear, and the level and current are normal. Water temperature earlier this week was in the mid-70s. Angler activity has been slow, but the fish are biting, particularly crappie and largemouth bass. Crappie reports were fair on minnows and jigs. Black bass reports ranged from fair to good. Spinnerbaits and plastic worms are the go-to. Bream are fair on worms and crickets. No reports on catfish. No reports on white bass.