Norfork Lake News

12/4/2019 8:20:00 PM
KY3
Currently, residents in Baxter County must travel to Norfork or to Salesville, to Norfork Lake Liquor, where they can purchase alcohol on Sundays. The owner at Norfork Lake Liquor says that if ...

11/27/2019 3:53:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
I'm thankful to live where I can cross the U.S. 62 bridge over Norfork Lake on a clear day, go kayaking on the Mulberry River, visit Judge Parker's courtroom at the Fort Smith National Historic Site, ...

11/18/2019 5:00:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/5/2019 9:54:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
In November, the Norfork Lake area is the sportsperson's paradise month. Fall fishing is at its peak, modern gun deer season opens, and the famous Arkansas duck season opens. You can hunt in the ...

10/8/2019 11:05:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
September is finally over, and we are seeing cooler nights and lake water starting to cool down. The stripers have left the dam and moved to the creeks. This past week I did some scouting looking for ...

9/23/2019 9:48:00 AM
Ozark Radio News
BROCKWELL, Ark. — The Izard County High School Bass Fishing Team attended their first competition of the season on September 21 at Panther Bay Marina on Norfork Lake for the tournament being hosted by ...

9/22/2019 11:39:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
Mountain Home's Lance Lee won first place Saturday in the Twin Lakes High School Bass Tournament on Norfork Lake. (Photo: Submitted Photo) Mountain Home's Lance Lee caught four bass weighing 6.07 ...

9/19/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (September 2019)

9/17/2019 10:18:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
September has created a perfect storm for the stripers on Norfork Lake. High water, no rain, high water temperature, little current, small dam releases, and almost no oxygen has resulted in a striper ...

9/4/2019 11:22:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
The water above Calamity Beach is starting to cool, so it will not be long before I begin to fish on the north end of Norfork Lake. Tom and Sean Reynolds guide out of Tracy Ferry Marina. You can reach ...

8/28/2019 2:16:00 PM
Kansas City Star
Rum Binkley did it again with this 30-pound striper caught while fishing with her husband, Darrel Binkley, of Bink’s Guide Service on Norfork Lake. They were using one of their homemade Bink’s spoons.

8/27/2019 10:39:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
The August full moon has helped the striper bite this year on Norfork Lake. I had five guided trips last week, and all but the last one caught their limits. Sunday we boated eight and missed or broke ...

8/23/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (August 2019)

8/14/2019 11:59:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
The Norfork Lake striper bite continued to improve last week. We had several limits, and one day we hooked 16 stripers and landed 10, missing our limit by two. Bigger fish are being caught. We have ...

8/13/2019 6:00:00 PM
KAIT
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (KAIT) - A popular swim beach at Norfork Lake is back open, just in time for Memorial Day weekend. According to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Mountain Home Project ...

8/10/2019 9:15:00 AM
KAIT
BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Heavy rain and high winds claimed the life of one person Friday afternoon. According to a press release from the Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office, 71-year-old Jim Colbert of the ...

8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM
Baxter Bulletin
The Norfork Lake striper bite was better last week. I limited out one day and had several days that if we hooked all of the bites, we would have had our limit. What we are finding is there is no early ...

7/31/2019 8:00:00 PM
The Weather Channel
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7/26/2019 6:22:00 AM
KAIT
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - The Baxter County Sheriff's Department says a year-and-a-half-old toddler has drowned at Norfork Lake. Sheriff John Montgomery says authorities were summoned at 6:30 a.m. with a ...

7/26/2019 1:32:00 AM
KAIT
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - A boating accident on Norfork Lake in northern Arkansas has taken the life of a Jonesboro woman and injured her husband. Authorities said a flat-bottomed boat in which the two were ...

7/18/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (July 2019)

7/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
The lake house — worth more than $300,000 six years ago when Dismas House bought it — sits on the shores of Norfork Lake in northern Arkansas, just 10 minutes south of the Missouri border. A few years ...

7/10/2019 2:19:00 PM
The Kansas City Star
Here is the fishing report for lakes and reservoirs in the Kansas City area and regionally around Kansas and Missouri for July 10, 2019. BULL SHOALS: 85 degrees, clear (15 feet), 29 feet high Outlook: ...

7/9/2019 10:59:00 AM
The Baxter Bulletin
This is a strange year for stripers fishing on Norfork Lake. In fact, in all my years of guiding I cannot recall how the stripers are acting this year. Last year, I talked about the thermocline ...

6/30/2019 10:15:00 AM
KAIT
MOUNTAIN HOME, AR - A Missouri teenager in Mountain Home for a baseball tournament died over the weekend when he didn't resurface after a jump from a bluff on Norfork Lake. Baxter County sheriff's ...

6/26/2019 10:52:00 AM
HarrisonDaily.com
Currently one hydropower unit is off-line for repairs. On Monday, the Corps began releasing excess water from Norfork Lake in Baxter County. A press release said the falling lake level will come ...

6/25/2019 2:30:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The others are Table Rock Lake (in Missouri), Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake. The Corps expects flows to increase along the Arkansas River after heavy rainfall across western Arkansas last weekend. ...

6/25/2019 2:30:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The others are Table Rock Lake (in Missouri), Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake. The Corps expects flows to increase along the Arkansas River after heavy rainfall across western Arkansas last weekend. ...

6/25/2019 12:29:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The others are Table Rock Lake (in Missouri), Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake. The Corps expects flows to increase along the Arkansas River after heavy rainfall across western Arkansas last weekend. ...

6/21/2019 2:26:00 PM
KY3
A falling lake level will come as welcome news to many who live around or visit Norfork Lake. Norfork Lake’s flood storage is at 67 percent full, which is higher than the combined 53 percent full ...

6/21/2019 2:20:00 PM
The Baxter Bulletin
Norfork spillways to open Monday A falling lake level will come as welcome news to many who live around or visit Norfork Lake. Norfork Lake's flood storage is at 67 percent full, which is higher than ...

6/18/2019 11:21:00 AM
The Baxter Bulletin
The stripers in Norfork Lake are now in their summer pattern. We have been catching fish from 30 to 60 feet deep in large schools in the channels near bluff walls. The best bait has been mid-size ...

6/14/2019 3:22:00 PM
KY3
This is Smokey Road or County Road 551 in Eastern Ozark County. Norfork Lake has backed up and as a result, this stretch of road that leads into Bakersfield is under water. Officials say it could be ...

6/14/2019 3:06:00 PM
KSPR
This is Smokey Road or County Road 551 in Eastern Ozark County. Norfork Lake has backed up and as a result, this stretch of road that leads into Bakersfield is under water. Officials say it could be ...

5/23/2019 9:03:00 PM
The Baxter Bulletin
A boat with eight people in it tows a ninth person on Norfork Lake in this file photo. State law requires children 12 and under to wear life jackets when a boat is underway and that boaters have a ...

5/18/2019 12:14:00 AM
Sedalia Democrat
Really. She lived in Thayer, learned to ski, spent summers at Norfork Lake in northern Arkansas, practicing for hours every day, and won just about every tournament she entered. Eventually, she went ...

5/16/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (May 2019)

5/15/2019 11:22:00 AM
The Baxter Bulletin
The past two weeks I have seen wild swings in fishing on Norfork Lake. At the end of last weekend and the beginning of this past week, the water was warming and the shad was beginning to spawn. The ...

5/4/2019 10:27:00 AM
HarrisonDaily.com
The 34th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Benefit Buddy Bass Tournament was held Saturday, April 13 at Norfork Lake at the Lake Norfork Marina in Henderson. The April 13 tournament brought in a total of $ ...

4/30/2019 11:50:00 AM
The Baxter Bulletin
Salem's Keaton Bassham and Huntlee York won the Bassmaster Junior Central Open held Sunday on Norfork Lake, featuring anglers in second through eighth grades. Bassham and York caught the only limit, ...





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