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Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours

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321 Big Spring Pkwy, Cotter, AR 72626
+1 870-435-6525
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Awesome fishing trip

This was my wife's first time trout fishing and we both had a wonderful time. Her first fish was a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jonesboro, Arkansas
Best trip ever

My son and I were able to road trip to Cotter and experienced our best trip ever. Thank you Mrs... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Shreveport, Louisiana
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Arkansas Trout Fishing Outfitter Guide Service Guided Arkansas (one day) trout fishing trips on the White River and overnight (two day or more) fishing camp trips on our private 15 Acre island in the White River. Buffalo River wilderness area bass fishing trips and fishing camp trips. All trips are fully outfitted by us. Guides, fishing gear, camping gear (wall tents, cots, etc.), food and cooks are all included.On our one day (or half day) trips you don't just fish in the vicinity of our dock (called "fishing local"). On our usual "full day" trip, you fish 14 miles and on our usual "half day" you fish 10 miles of the White River. We then "pick you up" (along with your guides and Jon boats) and bring you back to our dock location in Cotter in our Suburbans and/or vans.Covering this larger portion of the river gives your guide the opportunity to get you to more "holes" (deeper areas) of the river where the guide knows the trout are likely to be. Catching 30 - 40 trout per day per person is not unusual. You can only keep five.If you prefer not to fish, we also do site-seeing trips the same way. Try our Shore Lunch of bacon and tomato sandwiches, black-eyed peas, hush-puppies, french fries and strawberry shortcake or banana pudding along with your freshly caught trout! This is all cooked by your guide along the riverbank over a charcoal fire.
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321 Big Spring Pkwy, Cotter, AR 72626
+1 870-435-6525
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my wife's first time trout fishing and we both had a wonderful time. Her first fish was a cutthroat trout and we caught plenty of rainbows. The guide was friendly and professional. We had the shore lunch which was awesome. I would definitely...More

Thank 796glenns
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My son and I were able to road trip to Cotter and experienced our best trip ever. Thank you Mrs Debbi for squaring us away with everything! Payden was our guide and was amazing. He answered all our questions, explained everything well and then proceeded...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I bought a fishing day trip for my husband's birthday, he said it couldn't have been better. He and his friend enjoyed their lunch, guide Paden, and all the fish they caught. Both had a excellent day. Thanks to Debbie for making this day special...More

Thank mmcromwell
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Have been fishing from Cotter Trout Dock annually since before Debbie and Ron took over many years ago. I have NEVER been disappointed. You are treated like family. I have used many different guides. They are ALL good. Most recent trip was with Paden. This...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I bought a overnight fishing trip for my nephew's 12th birthday. Fishing and camping not my thing so his dad took him. They had an amazing time. They did not have to worry about anything but having a good time and they caught a lot...More

Thank hollie132
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The folks at Cotter Trout Dock treat you like family! From beginning to end the day was spectacular. Patrick was our guide and he put us right on the fish. This was not our first visit to Cotter Trout Dock and we are already looking...More

Thank Ramona M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome time with my four grown sons. Doug and Paden were our guides and Lonnie cooked. As great as the fishing was and as great as Doug and Paden are at guiding, it's Lonnie and his incredible cooking that we're still talking about ! Have...More

Thank jferebee
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We had such a great day on a full day fishing trip with Doug.... he worked so hard to ensure we caught fish all 108 fish to be exact! We had a nice lunch as well... Debbie did a great job taking pictures before the...More

Thank Arkansastraveler74
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My wife, friends and I had an OUTSTANDING time this weekend fishing on the White River with the Cotter Trout Dock Team Debbie and team, have an extreme command on hospitality and great customer experience. If you are looking for a relaxing and productive experience...More

Thank lsutigers
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The river was very high and fast but our guide, Cody, did a great job of ensuring that we caught fish and enjoyed the spectacular scenery. The photo's provided by the Cotter Trout Dock, were an added bonus we hadn't expected, and will be treasured...More

Thank Randy N
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