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Norfork Lake Fishing



Norfork Lake Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Norfork Lake, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Smallmouth Bass

  2. Smallmouth Bass

    There is a 22.73% catch rate for Smallmouth Bass, based on 10 Smallmouth Bass counted.

    Norfork Lake Smallmouth Bass Counts Chart
    Smallmouth

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE SMALLMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. Brown Trout

  4. Brown Trout

    There is a 18.18% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 8 Brown Trout counted.

    Norfork Lake Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE BROWN TROUT COUNTS CHART


  5. Longear Sunfish

  6. Longear Sunfish

    There is a 15.91% catch rate for Longear Sunfish, based on 7 Longear Sunfish counted.

    Norfork Lake Longear Sunfish Counts Chart
    Longear

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE LONGEAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Rainbow Trout

  8. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 13.64% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 6 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Norfork Lake Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE RAINBOW TROUT COUNTS CHART


  9. Cutthroat Trout

  10. Cutthroat Trout

    There is a 9.09% catch rate for Cutthroat Trout, based on 4 Cutthroat Trout counted.

    Norfork Lake Cutthroat Trout Counts Chart
    Cutthroat

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE CUTTHROAT TROUT COUNTS CHART


  11. Yellow Perch

  12. Yellow Perch

    There is a 4.55% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 2 Yellow Perch counted.

    Norfork Lake Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE YELLOW PERCH COUNTS CHART


  13. Black Crappie

  14. Black Crappie

    There is a 2.27% catch rate for Black Crappie, based on 1 Black Crappie counted.

    Norfork Lake Black Crappie Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE BLACK CRAPPIE COUNTS CHART


  15. Brook Trout

  16. Brook Trout

    There is a 2.27% catch rate for Brook Trout, based on 1 Brook Trout counted.

    Norfork Lake Brook Trout Counts Chart
    Brook

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE BROOK TROUT COUNTS CHART


  17. Dollar Sunfish

  18. Dollar Sunfish

    There is a 2.27% catch rate for Dollar Sunfish, based on 1 Dollar Sunfish counted.

    Norfork Lake Dollar Sunfish Counts Chart
    Dollar

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE DOLLAR SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


  19. Lake Trout

  20. Lake Trout

    There is a 2.27% catch rate for Lake Trout, based on 1 Lake Trout counted.

    Norfork Lake Lake Trout Counts Chart
    Lake

    ENLARGE NORFORK LAKE LAKE TROUT COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 13 species of fish and 44 fish counted for May around Norfork Lake.

To date, there are 54 species of fish and a total of 2671 fish counted for Norfork Lake and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/27/1939 (85 years).

Last Update: 5/24/2024 7:25:04 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Norfork Lake are the following:

  1. Jimmie Creek Island
    Good ledge off the island here that goes down to the river channel. Good place to work for bass.


  2. Yocum Ledge
    Good ledge off the point with the river channel real close to this spot. Good place to work for bass.


  3. Gunnel Fork


  4. Deep Hump


  5. Big Creek


  6. Tie Chute Bluff


  7. Barren Fork


  8. Bronie Yurkonis Walk In Access


  9. Rock Ledge


  10. Frost Point


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Latest Norfork Lake Fishing Reports

  • Dally’s fly fishing report 5-23-24
    Generation on the White this week has tried to hold to steady patterns though kinks in this pattern showed up from time to time. Weekend water saw lengthy periods of flow betw


  • Saturday F3T Under The Bridge
    Saturday night on the banks of the White River the local fly fishing community will gather for a remarkable annual celebration the F3T Under The Bridge Festival. Set in the sp


  • Dally’s Fly Fishing Report 5/16/24
    Flows on the White have been of the mixed variety this past week – similar to how we described the flows in the previous week’s report. We saw extended periods of 30 megs mixe


  • Dally’s Fishing Report 5/10/24
    This week on the White gave us all different types of generation. Fishermen needed to dig deep into their bag of tricks to stay in consistent bites.Big bumps fast drops hours


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  • April Vokey On The White
    April Vokey returned to the White this past winter with husband and daughter and they fished with Tadd and Steve. Enjoy her video


  • Dally’s flyfishing report 5/2/24
    April showers bring May…showers. Rain has spilled over into the beginning of May and it has been a wet week to say the least. From long drizzles to pop up thunderstorms Arkans


  • F3T Under The Bridge Tickets
    OFFICIAL F3T Under The Bridge Festival tickets will go onsale locally next week for the epic fly fishing film show anywhere. Cotter-Gassville Chamber of Commerce has stepped u


  • Dally’s Fly Fishing Report 4-25-24
    Water this week on the White has been a little less stable than in previous weeks. Though daily projections have called for fairly steady flow each day has consisted of ups an


  • Orvis Helios Test Cast Sweepstakes
    Stop by the Fly Shop and test cast the new Orvis Helios and you can be in the running for an all expenses paid trip for two to Orvis’ Vermont headquarters two Helios rods and


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Top Norfork Lake Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. 101 Grocery and Bait
    Norfork Lake only Fishing Tackle and Live Bait Store Shop.

  2. Schneider's Rod Shop-Sportfish


  3. Denali Fishing Rods


  4. Fish & Fiddle Resort


  5. Wapsi Fly Co


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Top Norfork Lake Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Steve's Guide Service


  2. Lees Lite Line Guide Services


  3. Dally's Ozark Fly Fisher
    THE equipment, flies and gear you need, and at the right price, to fish the White River, the Ozark waterways and beyond.

  4. Wishes and Fishes Fly Shop
    I have been offering guided fly-fishing trips on the White River and Norfork River in Arkansas for trophy brown trout and rainbow trout since 1995. Let me show you one of the most overlooked trophy trout fisheries in the country.

  5. Beard's Guide Service
    Catching trophy trout is our specialty. Fly fishing or spin fishing, we catch trout of four pounds or more on almost all trips. Our guides all have extensive experience fishing the White and North Fork rivers in all types of weather and water conditi

  6. Cranor's Guide Services
    Licensed and insured professional trout fishing guides like Donald Cranor have the necessary knowledge of where trout schools will be, and most importantly, they have the flexibility of putting in on the best water zone for the day you are fishing. T

  7. Gone Fishin' White River Guide Service


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Top Norfork Lake Marinas

  1. Lakeview Cove Marina
    Lakeview Cove Marina provides all the necessities to enhance your time on the water whether your interest is fishing or boating. We offer overnight and yearly facilities for your boat in one of our new, covered docks or you can cruise the lake in one

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