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."

October 21, 2014

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


Water Temperature: 70-72 degrees
Water Clarity: Clearing
Lake Level: 570.81


Black Bass Walleye Stripers Bream Crappie Catfish

Black bass are very good. Pig and jigs are still effective near structure and a top water bite is hot. Quality Spots are being caught on live crawfish and drop shots with finesse worms near structure on main lake points and humps.

Walleye are very good. C.C. spoons jigged vertically are the best method for these fish.

Stripers are good on live bait or slow trolling bama rigs. Try main lake points and humps.

Bream are fair and being caught around brush in the 15-25' range near brush with crickets and worms.

Crappie are excellent and being caught near brush with minnows or crappie jigs. These fish are being caught around 12-16 feet deep.

Catfish are very good and being caught on rod and reel fished near structure with night crawlers. Jug lines are effective in these same areas.

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