45 minutes from Little Rock, Morrilton in Conway County offers a prime location on the Arkansas River for great bass, catfish and bluegill fishing.  There are several access points for angling and picnicking on sand bars.  Additional recreation and sightseeing opportunities are nearby with the Ozark National Forest to the north, the Ouachita National Forest to the south and Petit Jean State Park just across the river. Morrilton is a convenient, hospitable gateway to it all with abundant dining, lodging, and other accommodations.

Popular in this river section are black jitterbugs, buzzbaits, chatterbaits, shad, crickets and white and pearl Hawg Traps.


Our bait recommendations

Here's the baits that our Pros love for this lake.