Arkansas Fishing and Boating

Given the state’s mild temperatures, there are Arkansas fishing and boating trips that can be planned during most any time of the year. Use these fishing and boating resources to purchase your Arkansas game and fish license, read fishing regulations, and find the best spots to fish or boat. Learn more about Arkansas fishing licenses and boat registrations.


Arkansas Fishing

Go fishing in Arkansas and take advantage of the state’s diverse natural habitats. Get started fishing in Arkansas now.

Get an Arkansas Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Arkansas Boating

Our resources for Arkansas boating will make it easier for you to spend quality time on the water with your family and friends.

Register A Boat In Arkansas

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Arkansas


Willow Beach Annual Youth Fishing Derby

We host a youth (15 and under) fishing derby in our park each year the 1st Saturday in June. We partner with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission as this is a family and community fishing program location, along with other o...

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Mammoth Spring NFH

Our Annual Kids FISH Camp is only open to kids between the ages of 10-15 and has space limited to 20 kids. There is a $20 registration fee for the event that covers the materials for the camp and a t-shirt. The camp is desig...

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Greers Ferry NFH

Annual Kids Fishing Derby held in early June coinciding with National Fishing Week activities and the Arkanas Game & Fish Commission free fishing weekend. The event is open to kids 15 and younger. Daily trout limit is 5 per a...

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