Wildcat Shoals Access is approximately 6 miles off US Highway 62 in Cotter, Arkansas. Wildcat Shoals Access includes a boat ramp and you can also bank or wade fish for trout in this area.
Brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout are all present in this section of the river. Wildcat shoals is a short drive from the main highway, but if you are looking for a less crowded area to fish, this might be for you.
Be sure and get your Arkansas fishing license and trout permit online before your trip.
You can also check out our virtual visit to Cotter Big Springs Park for another great place to try your hand at catching some trout for dinner. There are a number of trout guides and fly fishing vendors in the area around Cotter. Since Cotter bills itself as the Trout Capital of the US, it seems fitting that fishermen wanting to catch a limit of trout should make this a destination to visit.
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