Stocked To Reel In The Record Breakers

Lake Ouachita's bounty lies in more than her beauty and recreational opportunities. Beneath, in her clear, clean waters lie a wealth and variety of sporting fish. Stocked each year with young schools, Ouachita abounds in large mouth bass, bream, catfish, cool water walleye and even rainbow trout (mainly at the dam and spillway). And there's always a good chance of pulling in one of our lake's huge trophy stripers.

Our professional guide service offers not only the best in equipment and experience, they're also wonderful sources of the folklore and traditions of Lake Ouachita. Championship tournament winners, they understand the ways of the bass and the brim, the lure of the great stripers and they know all the best "hidey holes."

MAY 17, 2016

Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa, Lake Ouachita, Arkansas
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Prepared by Todd Gadberry, Harbor Master


Water Temperature: 72-76 degrees
Water Clarity: Clearing
Lake Level: 577.92


Black Bass Walleye Stripers Bream Crappie Catfish

Black bass are fair to good and being caught with top water and creature baits . Main lake and secondary points are producing the best results.

are good and are being caught with shallow running crank baits, small jerk baits and CC spoons.

Stripers are still good on top water C-10 redfins. The central area of the lake is the hottest right now.

Bream are
still excellent. Crickets, maggots and red worms are best fished 8 - 15 feet deep.

Crappie are fair. Try using minnows or crappie jigs at depths around 8-15 feet deep near brush.

Catfish are are excellent. Try live bait or cut bait in depths of 15-20 feet.

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