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story.lead_photo.caption Russ Tonkinson admires a largemouth bass he caught May 31, 2019 at Black Bass Lake. The fish hit a top-water lure. ( NWA Democrat-Gazette / Flip Putthoff)


LAKE CONWAY Bass are biting spinnerbaits, crankbaits, buzzbaits and plastic worms. Bream are biting redworms or crickets. Crappie are biting small to medium minnows or small jigs with an orange jighead. Catfish are biting cut bait, nightcrawlers and trotlines baited with goldfish, minnows and stinkbait.

GREERS FERRY LAKE Bass are biting a wide variety of small lures in all depths. Crappie are biting minnows and jigs floating at 30 feet deep. Bream are biting crickets and nightcrawlers from the bank out to 25 feet deep. Walleyes are biting nightcrawlers and minnows at 28-43 feet. Hybrids and white bass are biting spoons, under spins, inline spinners and swimbaits, as well as topwater plugs.

HARRIS BRAKE LAKE Bass are biting crankbaits. Bream are biting redworms and crickets. Crappie are biting minnows and jigs in the mornings. Catfish are biting worms and chicken liver.

A map showing the location of Arkansas fishing spots.

Sports on 09/05/2019

Print Headline: Fishing hot spots


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