Lake Norfork Fishing Guide Service
Frequently Asked Questions
All your most common questions answered, to ensure your Arkansas fishing trip is the adventure of a lifetime!
What should I bring on my fishing trip?
Guests will need to bring their drinks and snacks of choice, in a small cooler. Please also dress accordingly, for the seasons and weather. Sunscreen, sunglasses,
hats, rainwear, and safe footwear are items we ask our guests to
What payment forms are accepted?
We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, cash, and local checks!
We also accept PayPal!
How do I book a trip?
Give us a call, at (870) 736-7609
Click Here, to send us an email!
What is your cancellation policy?
We make every effort to ensure that your fishing trip is a success! If you should need to cancel your trip, we ask this be done no later than 1 week prior to your trip, in order to receive a full refund. In the event of inclement weather conditions, we will be glad to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund.
What about weather conditions?
Your professional fishing guide is well-versed in safety and our team monitors the weather, daily! If the weather is deemed unsafe, we are happy to reschedule your trip. Additionally, please bring rainwear, as it is possible to get caught in a shower or heavy fog, from time-to-time.
Can I bring a pet?
For safety reasons, we cannot accommodate pets at this time. However, we can refer you to a trustworthy kennel or care service for the duration of your trip!
How do I get an Arkansas fishing license?
Arkansas requires a permit for fishing within the state. Getting your Arkansas fishing license is simple!
You have several purchase options:
Purchase Online (with options and pricing)-https://www.agfc.com/en/resources/licensing/fishinglicenses/
Over the Phone- Call (501) 223-6349 (between 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., CST) or 800-364-4263 (24 hours a day/7 days a week)
In Person-most area businesses offer fishing licenses for purchase!
In addition, a complimentary Arkansas Fishing Guidebook can be obtained at most retailers in our area, or you can download it here (copy and paste the link into your browser): https://www.agfc.com/en/fishing/general-fishing-regulations/
What types of fish will we catch?
When you book with us, you can expect friendly and professional service! If you are looking to bag a specific species, let us know, and we'll be glad to share our knowledge about the best seasons to fish!
Generally, mid-March through the end of September is excellent Striper, Walleye, and Hybrid Bass fishing! For Crappie, April through January produces some great bites!
Can I bring my own gear?
Absolutely! We are happy to provide all the fishing gear you'll need for your trip, but you are welcome to bring your own!
Also, there are several local outfitters that are well-stocked, for your additional needs!
What do you provide on the trip?
We provide lifejackets, fishing bait and tackle, the boat, and a whole lotta fun! We operate a clean and well-tuned Lund boat.
Do I get to keep the fish I catch?
Yes! You can keep or catch and release, according to Arkansas Game and Fish Guidelines! We will clean and bag your keepers for you!
How many people can you accommodate on a trip?
We can accommodate 1-3 people during a standard trip. For larger groups, we are happy to charter a second boat and guide, to fish up to 6 people! Please call or email for details on larger group pricing.
Can you do river trips?
We also do river trips! Both the North Fork River and White River are within minutes of us! They offer prime trout (Rainbow, Brook, Cutthroat, and Brown) and even some Walleye!
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