We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Papa Bill's White River Trout Guide Service

Review Highlights
Honeymoon

We had a blast and really enjoyed Papa Bill's guide service. Most fun I ever had fishing. He knows... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
grwalter83
,
Independence, Kansas
via mobile
My new family member!!

I am sadden to say I did not actually get to take a fishing trip with Pap Bill. But he pointed us... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Loeschzone
,
Fort Myers, Florida
via mobile
Read all 12 reviews
27
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“knew where”(2 reviews)
“fishing trip”(2 reviews)
“guide service”(2 reviews)
About
Papa Bill's offers the complete Family Fishing Guide Service on the White River in the Ozarks of Northern Arkansas. Everything is provided to enjoy a exciting and scenic trout fishing adventure. Great for kids! Boats have seating up to three...more
Contact
Bull Shoals, AR 72169
Website
+1 479-477-0334
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
12 results
Traveller rating
12
0
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
12
0
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews knew where fishing trip guide service next year trout white river marty rainbow limit boat
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We had a blast and really enjoyed Papa Bill's guide service. Most fun I ever had fishing. He knows the river and the fishing like no one else. He made sure my wife had fun She booked him again for next year, so we are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank grwalter83
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I am sadden to say I did not actually get to take a fishing trip with Pap Bill. But he pointed us to another guide who was also amazing and we had an absolute blast . Even though Papa Bill was taking out another group,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Loeschzone
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Papa Bill is very personable and accommodating for any ability level of fisherman (or woman). We have gone two years in a row and caught our limit both times. He’ll clean and filet the fish for you. He has two helper guides, Greg and Marty....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 492glyndaw
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were on a camping trip in the area and decided we would like to do a little trout fishing (for the first time for both of us). We gave Papa Bill a call and he was busy but he got us...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Papa Bill and I corresponded for several months setting up our trip. He followed up on every detail and responded in a timely manner. Always professional and always prompt. Bill met me exactly on time (actually, I was 5 minutes late, sorry Bill) and after...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Johnny D
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I dont know where to begin...Greg was our guide and he knew what to do when unexpectedly the flow of water to the White River was practically nil. He knew where to find fish even at low water levels. My BF caught a 4lb rainbow...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Water was high on white river but guides Marty and Mickey did a great job finding trout. The shore lunch was one of the best I have ever had!! Shore lunch on a trip with these guys is an absolute must!!! I cannot recommend it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SonnyCorleone148
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The fishing expedition included my son, husband and another family friend. My husband and son have been on guided trips before and enjoyed them. However this time everyone had a great time and caught their limit. My son caught his first brown trout and it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Toni L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Papa Bill is an excellent guide in a very prolific trout fishery. Bill is knowledgeable, entertsining and patient. Go fishing with him and you will catch fish.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank alaninSF
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I called Papa Bill late on a Saturday when I arrived in Bull Shoals. I knew it might be tough to get a guide for the next day but Bill took care of me. He set me up with his partner Marty who treated me...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank berniepr
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Papa Bill's White River Trout Guide Service staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines