Norfork Lake News

11/15/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

10/7/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

10/26/2020 6:11:21 PM
Baxter Bulletin
Norfork Lake is seeing a major cool-down, and the fish are starting their fall feed. Bass, stripers, and crappie are all feeding before winter. Bass on topwater have started in the creeks ...

10/26/2020 6:02:15 PM
The Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, AR) on MSN.com
Norfork Lake is seeing a major cool-down, and the fish are starting their fall feed. Bass, stripers, and crappie are all feeding before winter. Bass on topwater have started in the creeks, the crappie ...

10/20/2020 10:40:00 AM
MSN
This past week we saw a major cool-down of Norfork Lake. Load Error This week, with the predicted rain, we should see a push up the creeks by the stripers to find ...

10/20/2020 10:34:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
It seems the bigger baits are working the best, but the trollers are using small crank baits and trolling fast. Bennett's Bayou has a similar pattern but not as consistent. I start off the cow pasture ...

10/18/2020 12:59:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
creating Norfork Lake. The lake covers parts of Baxter and Fulton counties in Arkansas and part of Ozark County in Missouri. "The Corps chose the dam's final location from four possible sites ...

10/18/2020 12:38:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
My mother was born in 1925 in the old White River town of Des Arc. Until her death at age 90, she often talked about what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression along the lower White.

10/13/2020 11:35:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
The Norfork Lake water cools down, and stripers get active. Then, we keep getting warm afternoons, the water warms up, and the bite slows down. This past week I fished both Arkansas and Missouri ...

10/13/2020 11:21:01 AM
The Baxter Bulletin (Mountain Home, AR) on MSN.com
The Norfork Lake water cools down, and stripers get active. Then, we keep getting warm afternoons, the water warms up, and the bite slows down. This past week I fished both Arkansas and Missouri ...

10/9/2020 11:48:00 PM
Skyscanner
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10/6/2020 11:03:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
September was a difficult month for striper fishing. The lower end of the lake was oxygen-deprived, and the stripers were shut down completely. The Missouri side of Norfork offered some good fishing ...

9/29/2020 2:49:24 AM
Holiday Lettings
Surrounded by two lakes, Norfork Lake to the east and Bull Shoals Lake to the west, Mountain Home is the perfect holiday spot for nature lovers. Originally called Rapp's Barren or Talbert's Barren ...

9/20/2020 5:01:00 PM
United States Army
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes volunteers to continue the annual tradition of public service by participating in this year’s National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 26. Events will be ...

9/9/2020 8:12:26 AM
Kayak.com
Be sure to explore beautiful Norfork Lake State Park or enjoy an afternoon of golf at Twin Lakes Golf Course. Families also love to explore Bull Shoals Cavern and Bull Shoals White River State Park.

9/2/2020 9:27:40 AM
Baxter Bulletin on MSN.com
Authorities have identified the remains of a man found in Norfork Lake on Saturday to be that of 43-year-old Cotter resident Andrew Cunningham, according to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff ...

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020 12:54:23 PM
KY3 on MSN.com
The officer down memorial page says of the 180 police officers who have died in the line of duty this year, 99 were from COVID-19, more than both shootings and crashes. Christine Morton went to ...

9/1/2020 12:34:00 PM
KY3
The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office identified the body of a man found in the Pigeon Creek area of Lake Norfork on August 29. Investigators identified the body Andrew Cunningham, 43, of Cotter.

9/1/2020 12:26:40 PM
KY3 on MSN.com
The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office identified the body of a man found in the Pigeon Creek area of Lake Norfork on August 29.

9/1/2020 11:52:00 AM
MSN
Authorities have identified the remains of a man found in Norfork Lake Saturday to be that of 43-year-old Cotter resident Andrew Cunningham, according to a news release from Baxter County Sheriff ...

9/1/2020 11:51:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
Authorities have identified the remains of a man found in Norfork Lake on Saturday to be that of 43-year-old Cotter resident Andrew Cunningham, according to a news release from Baxter County ...

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/29/2020 1:17:00 PM
MSN
Shortly after 1 p.m., authorities were called to Pigeon Creek on Norfork Lake after a body was discovered on one of the branches of the creek. Agencies including the Baxter County Sheriff's ...

8/26/2020 8:54:00 AM
United States Army
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the closure of the northbound lane of Highway 177 across Norfork Dam until December 2020, to continue performing maintenance on the ...

8/26/2020 8:51:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The contractor restarted work on the spillway bridge after high water on Norfork Lake caused a work stoppage in June. If traveling in this area, expect delays, obey flagmen and drive cautiously ...

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…







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