Arkansas: Beaver Lake

Known for its natural beauty, Beaver Lake in northwest Arkansas yields plentiful smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass. It also has exceptional striped bass fishing, crappie and many other gamefish. There are more than 650 individual campsites with electricity and fire rings on 12 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds. Amenities include showers, picnic sites, swimming beaches, hiking trails, boat launching ramps, sanitary dump stations and group picnic shelters. Marinas are plentiful. 479-636-1210

Fishing Guides 

Bailey’s Beaver Lake Guide Service offers year-round trophy striper guide trips.  479-366-8664 J.T. Crappie Guide Services specializes in crappie, bluegill, white bass and black bass. 479-640-3980; 479-595-2483