Beaver Lake Striper Fishing Guide Report



BEAVER LAKE ARKANSAS STRIPER GUIDE FISHING REPORT

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07/12/2016

Striper activity forecast for the week is:GOOD

POOR-FAIR-GOOD

BAILEY'S BEAVER LAKE GUIDE SERVICE(479)366-8664 Beaver Lake striper are on main lake structures and mouths of coves etc. Some Beaver Lake Striper are using gravel bars, points, humps, tree tops and cuts in the bank to corner bait. Fishing weighted down lines will definetly get you some fish. Make sure you do not keep striper under 20 inches and not more than 3 striper or hybrid or combination, Walleye must be 18 inches long with a limit of 4! Beaver lake striper fishing will be GOOD with striper taken on live shad fished on down lines from 30-60ft deep also try trolling small umbrella rigs with white grubs or chartrues for staind water, plugs like Rapala #14 husky jerk's in black back or purple back colors and Smithwick Rogues in similar colors in 5-6inch model on downriggers. Jerk baits like flukes, swim baits and jigs will also produce.

Know your species and make sure you identify any fish you keep. There is no limit on white bass, there is a 3 fish limit on striper/hybrid and a 20 inch minimum length on striper. You may not keep more than 3 striper and hybrid in combination.

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Fish location is greatly influenced by lake level and current flow, current in the lake from generation will generally position fish on upstream or down stream edges of structure......check the daily lake level and flow data link on my web site.

Live shad as always on Beaver Lake when fishing for Trophy Stripers is the go to approach.

 

On the mid and lower sections check out these area's. Water surface temps in the mid-high 80's.

Dam-HOT SPOT Hybrid cove has fish in it.

Point 1-HOT SPOT Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper.

Indian creek-HOT SPOT Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way up the creek arms. Check past the marina near the power lines.

Lost bridge north- HOT SPOTCheck main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way towards the main lake!

Point 3-HOT SPOT Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way towards the main lake!

Lost bridge south-HOT SPOT Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way towards the main lake!

Point 4-HOT SPOT Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way towards the main lake!

Big Clifty- HOT SPOTCheck main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way towards the main lake!

Point 5-HOT SPOT Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper as they are making their way towards the main lake!

Point 6- Check main lake strucutres and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper.

Rambo Creek Arm-Check main lake structures and secondary points in the area for Beaver Lake Striper.

Rocky Branch- The bluff in front of the marina, the island and the smaller islands in front of the larue cove are all producing stripes!

Ford and Cedar creek- Beaver Lake Striper taken in cedar creek, ford creek and goat island at larue! Check main lake structures and secondary points in the area.

Larue- Check main lake structures and secondary points in the area.

Coppermine-

Ventris-

Shaddox Hollow-

Upper section-

Hwy 12 bridge-

Prairie creek-

Coose Hollow-

Blackburn Creek-

Beaver shores-

Escapalia Hollow/Falls Hollow-

Horseshoe bend-

Montne-

Hickory creek-

War Eagle-

War eagle/White river junction(point 12)-

Blue springs area-

White river from point 12 up-

 

  WALLEYE  

Walleye are now back down on the main lake in numbers and on the feed. Walleye can be found from 10-20' deep depending on area's you fish. Three way rigging Rapalas in natural colors for clear water or chartreuse/orange and clown colors in areas of stained water. Try slow death rigs and spinner rigs on bottom bouncers in orange/chart. Bink pro scale 1oz jigging spoons in white or white/chart combo and a variety of jigs are also producing walleye.

 

 

 

TIGHT LINES!

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BAILEY’S BEAVER LAKE STRIPER FISHING GUIDE SERVICE
(479)366-8664
MIKE BAILEY

mike@beaversafari.com