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“2nd Annual Fishing Trip was a success!!”

Cotter Trout Dock Guided Trout Fishing Tours
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Cotter
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I took my dad on our second annual fishing trip with Cotter Trout Dock. Last year's service was amazing so we had to go back for round 2. Paden was our guide. He's a young guy that grew up in the area and know where all the best fishing spots. His expert guide service never leaves us disappointed. The owner is a delight and the photo calendar she gives out as a souvenir is the cherry on top of a great experience.

Thank jenny3636
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Cotter Trout dock is a great place to fish. The guides are knowledgeable, friendly and will certainly put you on some fantastic fishing. The owner, Debbie, could not be more hospitable and, she makes a great lunch. If you looking to set up a fishing trip on the White River I highly recommend Cotter Trout Dock !!

Thank plingle22
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

This was my wife's first time trout fishing and we both had a wonderful time. Her first fish was a cutthroat trout and we caught plenty of rainbows. The guide was friendly and professional. We had the shore lunch which was awesome. I would definitely recommend it. We are planning on making this a yearly trip and possibly camping next time.

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

My son and I were able to road trip to Cotter and experienced our best trip ever. Thank you Mrs Debbi for squaring us away with everything! Payden was our guide and was amazing. He answered all our questions, explained everything well and then proceeded to put us on the trout!!! Definitely committed to you catching fish! And then Lonnie cooked us a few meals on the shore that was pretty unbelievable! ! I highly recommend Cotter trout dock, Payden and Lonnie! Best trip ever

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

I bought a fishing day trip for my husband's birthday, he said it couldn't have been better. He and his friend enjoyed their lunch, guide Paden, and all the fish they caught.
Both had a excellent day.

Thanks to Debbie for making this day special for them.

Thank mmcromwell
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