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Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours

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321 Big Spring Pkwy, Cotter, AR 72626
+1 870-435-6525
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A Day to Remember!

The folks at Cotter Trout Dock treat you like family! From beginning to end the day was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ramona M
Camp Trip

Awesome time with my four grown sons. Doug and Paden were our guides and Lonnie cooked. As great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bentonville, Arkansas
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Arkansas Trout Fishing Outfitter Guide Service Guided Arkansas (one day) trout fishing trips on the White River and overnight (two day or more) fishing camp trips on our private 15 Acre island in the White River. Buffalo River wilderness area bass fishing trips and fishing camp trips. All trips are fully outfitted by us. Guides, fishing gear, camping gear (wall tents, cots, etc.), food and cooks are all included.On our one day (or half day) trips you don't just fish in the vicinity of our dock (called "fishing local"). On our usual "full day" trip, you fish 14 miles and on our usual "half day" you fish 10 miles of the White River. We then "pick you up" (along with your guides and Jon boats) and bring you back to our dock location in Cotter in our Suburbans and/or vans.Covering this larger portion of the river gives your guide the opportunity to get you to more "holes" (deeper areas) of the river where the guide knows the trout are likely to be. Catching 30 - 40 trout per day per person is not unusual. You can only keep five.If you prefer not to fish, we also do site-seeing trips the same way. Try our Shore Lunch of bacon and tomato sandwiches, black-eyed peas, hush-puppies, french fries and strawberry shortcake or banana pudding along with your freshly caught trout! This is all cooked by your guide along the riverbank over a charcoal fire.
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321 Big Spring Pkwy, Cotter, AR 72626
+1 870-435-6525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The folks at Cotter Trout Dock treat you like family! From beginning to end the day was spectacular. Patrick was our guide and he put us right on the fish. This was not our first visit to Cotter Trout Dock and we are already looking...More

Thank Ramona M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time with my four grown sons. Doug and Paden were our guides and Lonnie cooked. As great as the fishing was and as great as Doug and Paden are at guiding, it's Lonnie and his incredible cooking that we're still talking about ! Have...More

Thank jferebee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great day on a full day fishing trip with Doug.... he worked so hard to ensure we caught fish all 108 fish to be exact! We had a nice lunch as well... Debbie did a great job taking pictures before the...More

Thank Arkansastraveler74
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My wife, friends and I had an OUTSTANDING time this weekend fishing on the White River with the Cotter Trout Dock Team Debbie and team, have an extreme command on hospitality and great customer experience. If you are looking for a relaxing and productive experience...More

Thank lsutigers
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The river was very high and fast but our guide, Cody, did a great job of ensuring that we caught fish and enjoyed the spectacular scenery. The photo's provided by the Cotter Trout Dock, were an added bonus we hadn't expected, and will be treasured...More

Thank Randy N
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We have fished on the White for years with other guide services. This was our first trip with Cotter. We will be fishing with Cotter from now on! Great service, terrific guide (Patrick) and the shore lunch was unbelievable!

Thank swajets
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Was in from out of town for Mothers Day to see family. While here, I took my children to swim at cotter springs. The old man working the trout dock store was so mean, rude and nasty to us that we left without swimming and...More

Thank Georgina W
Debbie G, Owner at Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

I am the "old man" - also the owner of Cotter Trout Dock. You parked 10' from the front door almost directly in front of one of the 3 signs that say 'Parking For Cotter Trout Dock Customers Only'. You started to get into your...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

We caught the river between two days of rain. It was high, fast and trashy. However Doug was able to find the fish. We caught over fifty rainbow and some really nice browns. Great shore lunch and Deb again made a nice picture calendar for...More

Thank jpsartre2016
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Our guide Elvin took us to this one spot where my best friend and I were able to haul in over 100 trout, added to the best shore lunch ever life does't get any better than that. I would recommend Cotter Trout Dock to all...More

1  Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It started to storm at 3 am with thunder and lightening. The rain stopped just before 7am when we were to start our trip. You will fish in any weather except lightening. Paden was our guide and he knows the river! We caught out limit...More

1  Thank Gary G
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