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Fishing in Arkansas

Canva/Virginia Watkins Tackle all your troubles and go on a real fishing adventure in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.

Stop worrying about what you are going to cook for tonight's supper.

Go on a fishing adventure at Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas instead. Tackle all your troubles and snag a freshwater fish! Arkansas is home to over six hundred, thousand acres of lakes.

This means there are so many different places to go fishing in Arkansas, whether it's at an Arkansas National State Park, at White River, St Francis River, Diamond Lake, Crown Lake, Lake Pioneer, Lake Ouachita, Crowley's Ridge State Park, Jacksonport State Park, Strawberry River, Cache River, Village Creek, Norfolk Lake, in Arkansas, etc.

Today we're poking around the area of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. Horseshoe Bend has always been a fantastic spot for camping, fishing, relaxing, and spending quality time with the ones that you love.

The area is nice, clean, and simply beautiful with a ton of things to see and do there. Horseshoe Bend offers a feeling of stepping back in time, the mainland of Horseshoe Bend is located in Izard County, but parts of it flow into Sharp and Fulton Counties.

It is the only location in the state consisting of parts of three separate counties (Fulton, Izard, and Sharp).So, there is much to observe and fulfill your needs at and around this location.

And before hanging your fishing poles up for the evening you may want to check out all the fishing areas that Horseshoe Bend has to offer.

Crown Lake is a 645-acre reservoir in Izard County seamed into the foothills of the Ozarks near Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. The sandy white-colored beach at Crown Lake is breathtakingly beautiful, and it's so stunning you'll get lost in the magnificence of it while lounging around there.

Fishing is a pleasurable experience, especially when you can snag various types of fish at Crown Lake such as smallmouth & largemouth bass, red ear sunfish, crappie, drum, carp, bullheads, channel catfish, bluegill, and redbreast sunfish.

Diamond Lake is another nice place to sink fishing lures into. Diamond Lake is also located in Izard County, Arkansas at Horseshoe Bend.

The types of fish mostly caught at this location are smallmouth & largemouth bass, striper, walleye, bullheads, and crappie. Crappie tends to hit well during dawn and dusk hours, and if you can discover a spot where they are located you'll be able to catch one crappie after another. They tend to enjoy live minnows, earthworms, nightcrawlers, and you'll not go wrong with using a chartreuse-colored jig, normally best used with a long fishing rod.

Strawberry River is located in Fulton County, in Arkansas, and is the home to the Strawberry River Orange Throat Darter, and is the only area where this species can be found. Also, the Strawberry River contains a variety of different types of fish. Among them are smallmouth bass, shadow bass, longear sunfish, bluegill, perch, flathead, bullhead catfish, and channel catfish.

Arkansas is known to have four types of bream most often met face to face by fishermen. These bream are commonly known as the bluegill, green sunfish, red-ear sunfish, and long-ear sunfish. A lot of Arkansans refer to these fish and crappie as being "panfish" and simply darn good eating.

If you happen to tire from a grand day of fishing in Horseshoe Bend, you could always saddle up and play a fun game of pitching horseshoes on the sandy beaches of whichever lake you are staying at, then check out a peaceful lakeside retreat at Crown Point Resort. The Crown Point Resort in Horseshoe Bend has a 4.5-star review and offers so many amenities. It's the perfect place for recreational activities, as well as offering its patrons plenty of relaxation.

Thanks to Gin Lee for this article