Beaver Lake

Current Temperature:

Est Water Temperature:
67° (What's This)

Barometric Pressure:
29.96 (Normal)

Wind Speed:
North at 00 Knots (0 MPH)

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Beaver Lake General Information
Welcome to Beaver Lake fishing report page. Here you will find all the information you need to make the best decisions for today's fishing. Current weather including air temperature, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction are continuously updated throughout the day. Beaver Lake water temperature is one of the vital statistics included on this page. We also include the moon phase as full and new moons are generally better fishing times. Help in choosing what time to hit the water with daily sunrise and sunset times plus moon rise and moon set times. We would love to hear how your fishing trip went, feel free to share your days success on the community report page. Good luck and we hope you catch a full bag today!

Beaver Lake:Northwest Arkansas abounds with a diversity of fishing opportunities. Beaver Lake has more than 28,000 surface acres of water. Just below the dam, the bone-chilling waters of the upper White River provides perfect habitat for pole-bending rainbow and record-size German brown trout. The lake itself provides year-round fishing pleasure for adventurous anglers who can try their luck at catching large and small-mouth bass, crappie, bream, white bass, stripers, and channel or spoon-bill catfish. Each year, millions of fingerling game fish from the Blackburn Creek Nursery Pond are released into the clear, blue waters by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The first on-site rearing pond in this area, the Blackburn Creek Pond, is the workplace for fishery biologists and other specialists in the field who work hard to keep Beaver Lake in the forefront of fish production. [Beaver Lake., 02/03/2008]


Inpoundment Type:

Surface Area (acres):

Lake Management:
Army Corps



Water Clarity:
6-10 ft

Water Temp Factors:

Maximum Depth (ft):

Normal Elevation (ft):

Boat Access:
Paved Ramps

Boat Limits:
No Restrictions

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Beaver Lake Largemouth Bass Fishing

[ Largemouth Bass Info ]
Beaver Lake Largemouth Bass Rating:
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Beaver Lake Largemouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- When larhemouth bass fishing in overcast conditions try jerking a weightless silver fluke on the
top the water around brush. WORKS EVERY TIME.
Largemouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
67 degrees in in the largemouth bass prime water temperature range and fishing should be good right now. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the largemouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day. This is a great time of year to be on the water.
Beaver Lake Smallmouth Bass Fishing

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Beaver Lake Smallmouth Bass Rating:
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Beaver Lake Smallmouth Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- rite now is prime time for the ol dookie fish to start bitin. if you catch one kill it. those damn things taste like pure schit

Smallmouth Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Smallmouth bass are generally their most active at 67. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the smallmouth bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Beaver Lake Crappie Fishing

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Beaver Lake Crappie Rating:
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Beaver Lake Crappie Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Crappie are holding close to main lake coves. I have also found them on main lake points around 10 to 13 feet. They are holding close to rip rap and isolated stumps in flat regions. Main colors are solid white or chartruse.
Crappie Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
Fall Fishing Tip provided by Guide Chatt Martin: One tactic is all you need. Trolling. Get a pink or black colored crankbait that gets down 8-12 feet (I like Bandit 200 and 300 series crankbaits), and put it 80-100 feet behind a boat and drive that boat around in 8-12 feet of water pretty slow. 1.2-1.8 miles per hour seems to be the blessed speed. You will catch crappies, and you'll be surprised how many. This is a great tactic when you don't have a fishfinder.
Beaver Lake Walleye Fishing

[ Walleye Info ]
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Beaver Lake Walleye Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- Walleye are not an easy catch, but this time of year they become a little more predictable. Find a school
of baitfish in 20-30 FOW and look for a telltale walleye arc or "christmas tree" below and you have found a
school of feeding eyes.

Lead core line and the silver river rockers have been good, wiggle warts, and pointer minnows too.

If you can't mark any that way, work brush piles in 20-30 FOW with a Silver or gold Spoon, a Sonar or a

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Walleye Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
This is the water temperature of choice for walleye. They are feeding well and moving in patterns that should be fairly easy to pick up and capitalize on today. Baitfish are not at the peak of activity but they will be in good supply in the deeper water. The lake is really turning on this time of year and the fish should be biting well.
Beaver Lake Catfish Fishing

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- catfish are held up in the cavern. alabamarigged wolly buggers and copper johns tipped with wax worms.

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Beaver Lake Spotted Bass Fishing

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Spotted Bass Tips for Current Conditions (automated):
In the 67 degrees range, spotted bass are generally their most active at this water temperature. Baitfish are much more active in this water temperature and the spotted bass will be feeding aggressively throughout the day.
Beaver Lake White Bass Fishing

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Beaver Lake White Bass Tips: [ Add Tip ]
- The white bass are just starting to enter the mouths of the rivers. Some females are being caught most are males. The water temp is around 57 and the the water is stained. Crank baits and road runners being trolled and some casting is working. Green or red and black is the color to use. So get to lake if you can it's just a matter of time before it's in full spawn.
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Beaver Lake Striped Bass Fishing

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- Are you for real, stiper fishing is only rated a 3 thats what beaver lake is known for come on

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Beaver Lake Solar and Lunar Conditions
Current Lunar Fishing Tip:
New Moon fishing can be at its best. The gravitational pull on the earth is at its peak when the moon and sun are rising and setting at the same time of day. This combination can generate extraordinary fishing opportunities especially if combined with perfect weather variances. The new moon may have the fish extremely aggressive and actively hunting for food. Try fishing a little faster today and with several different baits and techniques. When fish are more aggressive, its always fun to fish a little more aggressive. Watch the peak fishing times and make sure you are on the water during that part of the day to take full advantage of today?s solar/lunar peaks. Have a great day!
07:24 CST

Moon Phase:

% Illuminated
Days to Full

18:39 CST

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