The pass is only valid at day use areas operated by the Corps of Engineers. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000 square-mile area within Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. The Ozarks and the Ouachita Mountains are spread across the northwest part of the state, while the lowlands sit within the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain. Trophies in the 40-pound class have been reported. Throw a lipped or lipless crank bait across secondary points and close to shoreline brush. Degray Reregulating Dam is a dam located just 4.
In addition to the trails, visitors will enjoy fishing in the many streams and lakes, as well as hunting and camping. Our pavilions are a great place to have reunions, birthday parties, or any kind of special event. Hunting Information and Restrictions 1. It is a man-made lake that was built during the damming of the Big Maumelle River. Select a sober designated boat operator.
Although recreation plays a major role in every day activity, hydropower makes this lake one of the most efficient and energy producing projects in the South. There is also a less developed park located on the east side of the lake. Click links to find information about recreation passes issued, sold, and accepted by the U. Special regulations apply to hunting activities. Welcome to beautiful DeGray Lake nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains! United States Army Corps of Engineers. Inform others of your destination, departure time and returning time. Look for fish in the spawning coves up shallow between Arlie Moore and Cox Creek.
It is also known for its trophy winning hybrid stripers, crappie, and catfish. Additionally, the Water Supply Act dictated that Hot Spring, Clark and Garland Counties would receive water from DeGray Lake. Marina Opened year-round, the DeGray Lake Resort State Park marina contains 132 slips. It is also home to many lakes and reservoirs, many of which offer great recreational activities. The Deer Hunt for Persons with Disabilities is an outstanding example of natural resource management partnering to provide an experience of a lifetime for Arkansas hunters.
The lodge offers stunning views of DeGray Lake and includes a conference center, heated swimming pool, indoor hot tub, fitness room, and more. Each year, thousands of people come to fish the waters of DeGray Lake. DeGray is perfect for year long fishing due to its numerous coves, islands and wooded pockets. Crappie fishing remains slow with only a few fish coming from the south side between the mouth of Brushy and Iron Mountain. Catering to every kind of camper, Lake DeGray offers full hook-ups as well as primitive camp sites. Below are the parks and campgrounds that we know of on DeGray Lake.
The bathhouses, now called Bathhouse Row, are where the refreshing waters of the hot springs emerge, and bathing in the hot springs are only permitted in the bathhouses. Two decals, one displaying the month and the other displaying the year of purchase, will be affixed to the hangtag upon purchase. Group Use Area Oak Bower Group Use Area - - Unique to the U. Open, deep water with numerous coves provides exciting skiing opportunities. Music, water, ice cold watermelon and water cannon. For General Information: DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge Rt.
It is also possible to hire a paddleboat, canoe, kayak or fishing boat. Refer to the current for further information. Quite a few white bass showing as well. Parental authorization and signature is required for rental to persons 17 years of age and younger. The interference of public hunting on Corps property by adjacent hunting leases is prohibited; however members of the public do not have permission to access Corps property across adjacent posted private property. In the 18th century French fur trappers brought trade to the area with their extensive trapping methods.
The Caddo River feeds the lake, making it a great habit for fish. All-in-all, Arkansas is quite a beautiful state that is home to three broad ecoregions, and various climates and elevations. If you would like a Ranger to give an interpretive tour for your group, please contact the DeGray Lake Field Office at 870-246-5501. The main dam is of earthfill construction, rising 243 feet above the stream bed. Photos by Dan Valovich The Arlie Moore Interpretive Trail is located in the Arlie Moore Recreation Area. Located on a lake whose landscape is pure nature at its best, DeGray offers a family friendly camping experience and some of the best fishing around! In warm months the lake waters are ideal for water-skiing, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, pleasure boating and other popular lake activities. One of the popular places to fish is in the lower lake created by the dam's continuous outflow.
To reserve a pavilion please contact the Visitor Center at 1-501-865-2801. See the for additional information. It also happens to be home to one of the best striped bass fisheries in the state! Created as a recreational lake, DeGray Lake offers many entertaining activities including boating, swimming, scuba diving, fishing and camping. Geological Survey publishes a set of topographic maps of the U. Public hunting and trapping are permitted on Corps property at DeGray Lake, except in developed recreation areas, near the dams and associated structures, and within the Lower Lake Waterfowl Refuge. Arlie Moore is the only Corps of Engineers campground open from December 1 thru February 28th. A wide variety of boat rentals are available, including flat bottom boats with motors, deck boats, party barges, kayaks, pedal boats and canoes.
Park Contact Information For Reservations: Manager, DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge Rt. A visitor may purchase more than one Annual Day Use Pass if desired. Now get out there and fish! The 400-acre Lower Lake also serves as an ideal waterfowl refuge. Lake Greeson sits within the Daisy State Park in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. Also try a Texas-rigged 6-inch worm in green pumpkin or red shad across the same points but a little deeper. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public.