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Papa Bill's White River Trout Guide Service

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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 6 days ago
Fort Myers, Florida
via mobile
Best Guides Ever

Papa Bill is very personable and accommodating for any ability level of fisherman (or woman). We... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Glynda W
Kansas City, Missouri
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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
Bull Shoals, AR 72169
+1 479-477-0334
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

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

Thank Glynda W
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

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

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

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

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

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.

Thank Alansoff
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

Thank berniepr
Reviewed 2 September 2015

we had the great time and got a lot of fish, the best fishing guide ever!! we will go agian with him.

Thank carolyn h
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