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Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours

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Address: 321 Big Spring Pkwy, Cotter, AR 72626
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Arkansas Trout Fishing Outfitter Guide Service Guided Arkansas (one day)...

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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We had a GREAT time!

When asked what I wanted for my 50th birthday I said "a trip to cotter trout dock". I have been looking at the website for a quite awhile and have been wanting to go. My son in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Moore, Oklahoma
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Moore, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When asked what I wanted for my 50th birthday I said "a trip to cotter trout dock". I have been looking at the website for a quite awhile and have been wanting to go. My son in law and I went on Saturday 15 April and we had a blast. This place is A++++. Everyone is very friendly and our... More 

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Euless, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have fished the White River and the lower Buffalo River three times and hope to do so again. Deb is a most gracious hostess and has always been quite helpful in organizing the fishing trips and helping with local accommodations. Our guides were excellent in putting us on good fishing spots. We caught our limit every day that we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

I was recommended to Cotter Trout Dock from my fishing partner back in Atlanta. He recommended Cheeko if I wanted a chance at some big fish and more! Neither Cotter Trout Dock or Cheeko let me down!!! We had only two units of water but made the best of it with a handful of brown trout 20 inches and then... More 

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Reviewed November 27, 2016

I rarely take the time to go fishing and this one is the best trout fishing experience I've ever had. The gang at Cotter Trout Dock were great to work with. Debbie and staff were super helpful, accommodating, etc. Our fishing guide, Paden was the best part of the trip. His attitude and knowledge of the river made it the... More 

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Debbie G, Owner at Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much, Scott. Paden's a great young man and we're pleased that he fishes for Cotter Trout Dock; his daddy taught him a lot about cooking those shore lunches! We'd love to take the entire family fishing; come on over! More 

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time on our half day trip with Patrick! Ron and Deb were super sweet! Caught quite a few fish!

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Old Hickory, Tennessee
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Reviewed November 3, 2016

Enjoyed the beauty of the White River, while catching 'more' than 50 fish. I can't say enough about our VERY patient guide, Doug Knight. He thought of every last detail, and made sure I caught 'LOTS' of trout. Debbie (owner) packed our favorite drinks, snacks, and a perfect lunch. Then sent us home with a photo calendar documenting all our... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Mrs, Debbie took care of everything. Our guide was awesome! Dakoda showed us were the fish were. We caught more than we have every caught. Great lunch, equipment and boat.

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Altus, Oklahoma
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

We have been fishing the White River for many years and used a number of different guide services. Debbie, Ron and family really go above and beyond to make sure you have a good trip. The warm friendly attitude is second to none. We had Elvin as our guide for two full day trips and he was exceptional. Debbie made... More 

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Corinth, Mississippi
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Reviewed October 9, 2016

The people at the Cotter Trout Dock are some of the nicest folks one will ever meet. The guides and the owners, Debbie and Ron, are personable and make the fishing as pleasant as one can. I may be biased as this is the around the eighth time I have fished with them and not once have I had a... More 

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a unique Anniversary getaway and this was PERFECT! Everything exceeded our expectations. We were greeted by our guide and the owner around 7 am. Purchased our fishing licences that morning and posed for pictures. Our guide Paden really set the day off right, our 1st hole we both caught our limit (5/person). He... More 

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