Striper fishing in Lake Ouachita a 40,000 plus acre
impoundment on the Ouachita river in Arkansas is renown for world class
tackle busting Striped bass. Fish over 50 pounds have been caught in the
deep clear waters. Managed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission as a
Trophy Striper Lake no natural Spawning takes place.
Lake Hamilton is a 7500 acre lake below Lake Ouachita on
the Ouachita River Striped bass are stocked on a regular basis and fish
over 50 pounds show up most ever year. It has held the Arkansas record
on two separate occasions. The fertile waters create a large population
Angler catches 61 pound striped bass on Lake Hamilton.
Fish in the 3 to 10 pound range are plentiful.
Striped bass and hybirds bass are found from the Oklahoma boarder to the
mouth of the Mississippi River. Dawn and dusk are prime times for
striper fishing. The Stripers will gather up below the dams on the
river. Striped Bass are naturally reproducing in the river.