Our History

Gaston's White River Resort began 61 years ago when Al Gaston, Jim Gaston's father, purchased 20 acres of White River frontage with six small cottages and six boats...the year was 1958.

Present day, Jim’s grandson - Clint Gaston - will carry on the family legacy for many years to come. The resort now covers over 400 acres, and has 79 cottages ranging in size from two double beds to ten private bedrooms. The airstrip has grown from 1,800 feet to 3,200 feet. The six boats are now over 70, and with a state of the art dock to hold them all. The years have brought an award winning restaurant, private club, gift shop, tennis court, playground, game room, duck pond, three nature trails, swimming pool, conference lodge, and fly fishing school.

What’s New

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Much like the temperature, the fishing this summer has been 🔥! If you’re looking for a memorable summer vacation, we encourage you to visit the White River. Give us a call at (870)431-5202 to check availability.

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Much like the temperature, the fishing this summer has been 🔥!  If you’re looking for a memorable summer vacation, we encourage you to visit the White River.  Give us a call at (870)431-5202 to check availability. 

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #whiteriver #visitarkansas

It didn’t take very long for those tiger trout to end up on a hook! This is one of the 6 types of trout you can catch on the White River right now.
#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #tigertrout #whiteriver #catchandrelease
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It didn’t take very long for those tiger trout to end up on a hook!  This is one of the 6 types of trout you can catch on the White River right now.  
#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #tigertrout #whiteriver #catchandrelease

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I’m 41 and have been fishing the white Gaston’s area since I was 4 and have never caught one. Awesome job!!!!

Was telling a guy at the lower illnois river an he bout these an didn’t believe they existed lol catch wait to add one them to the caught list! Good job young fella!

Very attractive fish 🤔

6 I thought only four before Tiger trout been fishing white river since I was 18. clue me in somebody?

Amy Varnadore, Tiger trout

Taylor Corley Carter Pace check this out. New trout they are releasing in Arkansas

Young man looks very happy. Something he will always remember.

Never caught this variety . Beautiful fish.

Tonyha Kirk Sumners,Don N Tisha Trotter,Talbet Sumners, Toby Sumners, Chris Ehase, George Kaehler, Taegan Sumners, Taylon Sumners

Beautiful fish.

Happy young man

Connor Siple

Remington Rine

Taylor McGehee Gartner (Brandon) this may call for a trip up there!

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Cathy Hern

Thaddeus Towle. Kim Lupardus Cody Matthews

Christina Roberts

Randy McComb

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Be sure to enter the giveaway if you havent already!  This is a great giveaway that will make lifelong memories to the winner.

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Caught seven keepers today all up down White and Norfork today all went back I

I'm ready

Kelly Dalbey

Air shows everyday! When the weather is nice, the air traffic flows in. Planes, helicopters, powered parachutes, and you never know what else will land here. #gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #airshow #VisitArkansas #flyarkansas #BackcountryAviation #FlyOZ #aopa ... See MoreSee Less

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Barry Todd Parker Ugh I would love to do a flight over our area! 😭

Chris Emerson Kimberly Barnett Emerson

Ryan Traina

Sarah and Marcia this is right outside the cottages. I think the kids will love seeing the planes.

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The White River has 4 species of trout; Rainbow, Brown, Cuthroat, and Brook. The Arkansas Game and Fish threw in some golden trout not too long ago. Now in the coming weeks they will be dumping these tiger trout in too. That’s six different types of trout you can catch! Be on the lookout for these the next time you’re fishing the upper end of the White and let us know if you do catch one.

As a bonus, you might catch some walleye or bass due to the floodgates being opened so many times in the last decade.
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The White River has 4 species of trout; Rainbow, Brown, Cuthroat, and Brook.  The Arkansas Game and Fish  threw in some golden trout not too long ago.  Now in the coming weeks they will be dumping these tiger trout in too.  That’s six different types of trout you can catch!  Be on the lookout for these the next time you’re fishing the upper end of the White and let us know if you do catch one.  

As a bonus, you might catch some walleye or bass due to the floodgates being opened so many times in the last decade.Image attachmentImage attachment

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See you next week!So ready to be at our favorite place,Gaston’s!

Can’t wait. I got a trout grand slam when we were there a few weeks ago (Browns/Rainbows/Cutthroat/Golden) all in the same day. Never caught a Brook is all the year going up there. But now I’ve got to catch a Tiger! Goals!

I’m from Massachusetts but have fished white river many times. We have tiger trout here and if you’re lucky enough to lock into one it’s a great fight. They go straight to the bottom first then just take the drag. I have been hoping to return but water release this last decade makes for tough fishing. Anyways when I do get back be nice to hit one of those tigers after they grow a bit. Enjoy white river anglers!!!

Are you guys the same Gaston’s that used to have a restaurant right outside of Eureka Springs that these amazing stuffed mushrooms?

When do you think we will be able to wade?

Do these reproduce?

Colorado Tiger

Doug Livingston lets goooooo!

you are booked already. ;(

Connor Siple

John Lee

Rachel Edmonds Womack. Weekend trip

Hanna Ricker

Randy Reid new challenge

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Rick Midgett

Talyn Bland

Dustin Shelton

Kelly Dalbey

Shane Jordan

Simon Wiley

Blake Walpole we got some work to do

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Brett

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1 month ago

Gaston's White River Resort

You’ve probably heard that the Bull Shoals Dam is going to have record releases due to rainfall from the hurricane. Fact is, there will NOT be anyone flood gates open on Bull Shoals Dam at this time. We aren’t flooded, but we do anticipate the Dam running more generators around the clock to bring the lake levels down.

Fishing on the White River has been incredible this year! The size of the rainbows we are catching is almost unbelievable. Catching browns has been plentiful as well. If you are ready to get away, unwind, and enjoy the great outdoors we encourage you to book a trip to the White River. Give us a call at (870)431-5202 and we’ll make it happen for you.

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You’ve probably heard that the Bull Shoals Dam is going to have record releases due to rainfall from the hurricane.  Fact is, there will NOT be anyone flood gates open on Bull Shoals Dam at this time.  We aren’t flooded, but we do anticipate the Dam running more generators around the clock to bring the lake levels down.  

Fishing on the White River has been incredible this year!  The size of the rainbows we are catching is almost unbelievable.  Catching browns has been plentiful as well.  If you are ready to get away, unwind, and enjoy the great outdoors we encourage you to book a trip to the White River.  Give us a call at (870)431-5202 and we’ll make it happen for you. 

#gastons #gastonswhiteriverresort #factsnotfear #whiteriver #bullshoalsdam #visitarkansas #notflooded @ Gastons White River ResortImage attachment

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The high water is great for the health of the fish and they bite like crazy in high water. Take a look at all the big, healthy fish that's been caught this past year. It's not been this good in decades. Give Gaston's a call and stay with them and get a guide---you won't be disappointed.

But they are right folks fishing has been outstanding this year

I will celebrate my 39 Wedding Anniversary next month and will hopefully be there. We celebrated our 25th at Gastons and have been back several times in between. Why is Gaston's so special? One of our first few dates was at Gaston's and I fell in love with that place.

My favorite place.

Lauren Eichinger

Peggy Neace Walker, Roy Coble

Would’ve been nice to know yesterday. We were headed to the state park and they told us the potential for them closing due to flooding was highly probable so we stayed elsewhere in Arkansas. Disappointed with them. Glad you’re not flooded. See you soon! We ❤️ Gaston’s!

Cute nice fish also lol

Can she be my guide? 😁

Email sent

That’s a nice one ☝️

Love you guys!!

Brett Causey

Nice

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Brad Denham

nice!

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We ❤️ staying at Gaston’s Resort and fishing!

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We do too!! And so does our puppy dog!!

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My husband would love this. We have been going to Gastons with our kids for the past 15 years. Absolutely love it.

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That would be a Father's day gift unlike any others!!

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Current Dinner Specials

-Specials begin on Thursday – July 9th, 2020-

Beef Bourguignon $26.95

Tender morsels of beef slowly braised in a red wine sauce with wild mushrooms and fresh herbs. Served on a nest of garlic mashed potatoes and fried spring onions for a garnish.

Flounder Homard $29.95

Fresh California flounder filet sautéed and finished with a lobster beurre-blanc.

Chicken Petit Morin $21.95

Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with artichoke hearts, diced tomato, scallions in a creamy sauce Mornay and finished with melted brie cheese.

Grilled Mahi-Mahi $29.95

Fresh Pacific mahi-mahi marinated with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil then char-grilled and completed with a saffron dill butter.

Saturday Only – Roast Prime Rib12 oz.-$33.95 16 oz. -$38.95

USDA certified Angus prime rib slow roasted and infused with fresh herbs, garlic, and olive oil. Served with Au Jus.

Frequently asked questions

It seems redundant, but fishing is always good here. The White River stays the same temperature year-round and therefore the trout are always active. You should always be able to catch your limit. Also note that fly fishing is not the only way to fish here; over 85% of everyone that fishes here is spin fishing. You can produce excellent results fishing either way; the main thing is to have fun.

Ready to go?

Drop us a note and let us know you're coming, we'll take care of the rest.

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Ready to go?

Give us a call and let us know you're coming, we'll take care of the rest.

Make a reservation