A fishing license is require to fish in Arkansas, as the penalty for fishing without a license is severe. A three day, non-resident license with a trout permit costs $23.00.
To obtain an Arkansas fishing license, you will need your drivers license and a valid VISA or MasterCard credit card. You can then call 1-800-364-GAME and the operator will ask you for the necessary information. The operator will then give you a number, which you must carry with you at all times while fishing in Arkansas, which acts as your license until your official license arrives in the mail.
For the most up-to-date information regarding fishing laws and regulations in Arkansas, please use the link below to the official site of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
The site provides information ranging from fishing reports to laws and regulations to state fish records.Arkansas Game and Fish Commission