Shoals Lake is a water sports paradise for pure enjoyment. The clean
waters attract fishermen, scuba divers, boaters, and swimmers during
the long warm-weather season of north central Arkansas. With plenty
of room for all, Bull Shoals Lake covers between 50,000 and 70,000
acres, depending upon the lake level. A hydroelectric dam at the
town of Bull Shoals regulates the lake level.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission publishes weekly
Trout Tales: A Fishing Guide for the White River System
by Steve Wright is a fine book about trout habitats in tail-waters
of the White River dams. Included are interviews with some of the
greatest guides and fishing instructors in Arkansas about their
favorite fishing spots and fishing techniques. Also included are
resource lists of guides, schools, and accommodations.
Shoals - White River State Park
popular camping and fishing state park in north central Arkansas
near Lakeview is Bull Shoals-White River State Park. This park offers
visitors access to one of the nation's finest fishing and boating
combinations, the renowned White River and Bull Shoals Lake, the
One of mid-America's premier trout streams, the White River is famous
for record rainbow and brown trout. A dam on the river forms 45,440-acre
Bull Shoals Lake, popular for its lunker bass, crappie, catfish
and trout fishing. Situated below the dam, Bull Shoals-White River
State Park stretches along both the lakeshore and riverside.
The park has a spectacular setting in the scenic Ozark Mountains
where the White River and Bull Shoals Lake meet at Bull Shoals Dam.
Come discover why this state park has long been an Arkansas favorite.
Shoals Lake - Ozark Mountain Region
Shoals Lake Driving Tour