Fishing on Norfork Lake in the scenic Arkansas Ozark Mountains is unforgettable.
Fish from our private dock
From a Hummingbird Hideaway Rental boat
From your own boat or from the shoreline
Fish on a guided trip
With your fishing club
Wife, daughter, grandson or neighbor.
Winter Fishing on Norfork Lake
During the winter, the fish are scattered at all depths and can be found any time of day. Black bass can be found in shallow water early and late in the day. Crank baits, spinner baits, and jerk baits work well when they are feeding shallow. You will also find bass on sunken brush piles 30- 50 ft down. Vertical jigging with a spoon or live bait both work well. Striped, hybrid and white bass can be found feeding on the bottom from 25 - 50 ft or suspended in deep water (40-60 ft). Vertical jigging works great when you find a school of fish or large, live shiners will do the trick. Winter is a great time of year to catch that trophy striper. Crappie will be in, or suspended over sunken brush piles in 30-50 feet of water. Live crappie minnows on a slip bobber or a small grub tipped with a live minnow works great. Remember, slow your presentation during the winter months.
Fall Fishing on Norfork Lake
Summer Fishing on Norfork Lake
Spring Fishing on Norfork Lake
Spring fishing brings with it many different methods of fishing. Enjoy the after dark bite, top water fishing and deep water fishing during the spring. Black bass can be found in deep water, along the banks and also chasing shad to the the surface. Spinner baits, crank baits, jerk baits, plastics and top water baits can all be used depending on the time of day and weather conditions. Starting in early spring, striped bass, hybrid bass and walleye can be caught close to the shoreline after dark. Use a suspending rogue, cast to the shore, retrieve very slowly and then hang on! Early in the morning and just before dark throw plastic jerk baits or a top water bait or live thread fin shad. Crappie start their spawn and will be in shallow water or suspended in shallow water over brush. Use a small spinner, crank bait or grub, cast to the baits and use a stop and go retrieval. GREAT TIME OF YEAR TO FISH!
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