Mountain View is world famous for trout fishing. The streams and rivers are mainly in the north of town at the scenic meeting point of the White River and Sylamore Creek. What's more, fishing season is always open. Add the following fishing spots to your list of Mountain View Things To Do.
Sylamore Creek Camp
5 miles from downtown Mountain View
This camp offers fishing and swimming in Sylamore Creek. The White River is just downstream. You can fish for trout in the river from the public boat ramp at the mouth of the creek. Alternatively, you can drop anchor in a rented boat along the shore near the campground. Fishing paraphernalia is available at the campstore. The best thing about it is that it's close to your Mountain View Bed and Breakfast.
Highways 5-9-14 North
Allison, Arkansas 72051
Toll Free: (800)794-2226
Anglers provides accommodation, fishing paraphernalia, rental boats and guided trout and bass fishing. Or you can wade fish from their banks. Dining at their riverfront restaurant gives you the chance to enjoy the most beautiful views in the area.
6.5 Miles North of Mountain View on Highway 5
This resort lies on the banks of the White River in the Ozark Mountains near the town of Mountain View. You can fish for trout here and go river rafting.
The resort has a full service 40 stall boat dock designed for docking and departure. All your requirements such as boats and motors, bait, tackle and license are taken care of. The resort offers the best guides on the river. They know the best fishing holes and will give you tips on the best tackle to use. They will help you in every way possible, from baiting your hooks to landing your catch and cooking it.
You'll find an abundance of rainbow trout here and sometimes you can also find cutthroat and brown trout. If you're here in the fall and spring, you may also catch smallmouth bass. The rainbow trout that made the Arkansas State Record was caught at this resort. A definite must-see on your Mountain View things to do list.
205 River Valley Trail
This excellent 8-acre resort near Mountain View offers some of the best and most isolated stretches of the White River for trout fishing. You can rent a boat here and sign up for a guided fishing trip.
You can fly fish for trophy brown trout, which grows larger here than in any other river in the U.S. You'll be fishing 5 miles below the section where the North Fork River enters the White River. This location makes the water cold enough for healthy trout.
You'll love this spot for its unspoiled nature.There are fewer boats and anglers. Most of the river banks in this area are forested or have empty pastures. The fish are as plentiful here as in the upper sections of the White River. The resort is worth visiting during your Mountain View Inn stay.
Mount Olive Outdoors
Hwy 9 North, Mount Olive Access Road
Melbourne, Arkansas 72556
This riverside fishing resort at Mount Olive is on the banks of the White River, 15 miles north of Mountain View. The resort offers professionally guided fishing.
You can design your own fishing trip: choose wade fishing, fly fishing, bait casting or drift boat fishing and also pick where exactly on the river you want to fish. This makes the resort a great addition to your list of Mountain View things to do.