Craighead Forest Lake Fishing near Jonesboro, Arkansas

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Bodies of Water near Craighead Forest Lake

Mary Simpson Pond Dam

Jonesboro, AR

Mary Simpson Pond

Jonesboro, AR

Higginbottom Creek

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Shelton Creek

Jonesboro, AR

Description for Craighead Forest Lake, Craighead County, Arkansas

Craighead Forest Lake is a reservoir located just 4.3 miles from Jonesboro, in Craighead County, in the state of Arkansas, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including flathead catfish, carp, black bass, crappie, bullhead and rainbow trout here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Craighead Forest Lake.

Join us as we discuss the Arkansas Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

Fishing Reports near Craighead Forest Lake

  "Downsizing the flies due to clear water will pick up trout when they seem to not be biting. Normal..." Spring River

  "Trolling small umbrella rigs with white grub, Rapalas, or spoons on your downriggers near timber,..." Beaver Dam Lake

  "Buffalo River is navigable and it is receiving a lot of pressure. With summer here, the smallmouths..." Crooked Creek

Best Fishing Times near Craighead Forest Lake

Fishing Times for Craighead Forest Lake near Jonesboro, AR