Norfork Lake News

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…

8/23/2020 9:21:00 AM
KAIT
The Army Corps of Engineers' Mountain Home Project Office will be performing road maintenance for the next 4 to 6 weeks at several boat launch ramps and parking areas on Norfork Lake. Road ...

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/10/2020 1:23:00 PM
MSN
Norfork Lake has a side I have not seen this time of year. Every day, out near the dam, stripers and hybrids are feeding on the surface sporadically. If you're at the right spot, you may have a ...

8/10/2020 12:42:00 PM
Baxter Bulletin
Norfork Lake has a side I have not seen this time of year. Every day, out near the dam, stripers and hybrids are feeding on the surface sporadically. If you're at the right spot, you may have a ...

8/10/2020 9:15:00 AM
KAIT
According to a press release from the Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office, 71-year-old Jim Colbert of the United Kingdom drowned near the launching ramp at the Norfork Lake Dam. The incident happened ...

8/5/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/3/2020 2:12:00 PM
Baxter Bulletin
Norfork Lake continues to frustrate me. One day you can catch your limit in minutes, then the next few days, you only catch one or two stripers. After a couple of days of catching only a few ...







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