Our History

Gaston's White River Resort began 59 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

3 days ago

Gaston's White River Resort

Training for the winter brown trout fishing has begun!

World best fishing rod salesman.
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One hell of a rod, that's for sure.

Lmao!!! Paul TerBorch Casey Lopez Reginald WB Duffie Steve Heenan Cortley Brewer Josh M Kephart

Wayne Hatcher maybe you Terry Mitchell-Hatcher should get ready for your next fishing trip 😂

Lake city catfish snagging poles. Gimme 2

I think he is going just a little overboard

Checking equipment ,change line


I’m sold!

Billy Matthews

Cory Wilkins Aaron Wilkins

Kelsey Yeager

Dustin Blevens

Cole Hanson

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We had 5 Blackhawks join us for lunch yesterday as they celebrated a retirement of a fellow soldier. While we have had many Blackhawks over the years, this was the first time we’ve had this many at one time. #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #blackhawks #visitarkansas #camprobinson ... See MoreSee Less


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So glad they can waste our taxpayers money on flying in to there for lunch

My tax dollars at work I guess

Such a fun trip!!!😊🙌

So thankful for their service and sacrifices. This taxpayer can't think of a better thing for our $ to be spent on...lunch for these uniform guys and gals for all they do for our country. It's the least we can do for them. They're the reason we sleep safely in our beds at night. Would loved to have been there to see them! Signed...one very proud wife of a Silver Star, ABN Ranger Veteran and a very proud mom of a Bronze Star, ABN Ranger Veteran. HOOAH!

That is great that the military stops on by to relax for a bit. In my book they can not be supported enough. Especially after what they are willing to do to support everyone’s freedoms. 👍

I heard them fly over very close to my house.I thought it was for president Bush.Very loud indeed.

Erin we were there!!!! Well, not then.... but once upon a time!!

Loved flying in Blackhawks. The best pilot I ever had was a crazy Delta Force member. He needed flight time so the 101st ABN let him fly my squad all around Kentucky. Wow that guy could fly!

We watched them land from our home. It was an awesome sight.

I have such wonderful memories of making this trip to Gaston’s in the Hawk. One thing I do miss. ❤️

my husbands family has a reunion at Gaston every year and my daughter loves watching the planes land & taking off it’s her favorite part about the whole trip

Great place to stop in for lunch while getting your flight time in.😉

First few words I thought hockey players! Lol

Loved seeing them fly over! Had the granddaughters waiving their arms off as they went over.

And that’s what my BA husband was doing Saturday 😏 so proud of him! 😘😘😘

Steven Lewis Robby Lewis

Sutton Warford

I heard them go over our house!

I saw them cross the river at rim shoals thats kool👍

I would have loved to see this.

I’m sure it looked really cool outside. I was starting to get sick 😅

They make a little noise but they are awesome!

I wish I could have been there

Discovered by Huey pilots 😎

That’s cool.

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Watching the early morning fog burn off from our restaurant. It’s going to be a beautiful weekend with much warmer weather! #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #fog #whiteriver #visitarkansas ... See MoreSee Less


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Do you still have all the carp and the feeder thing on the dock?

Whitney Fennel...show this to Brady, you girls can stay warm in the cabin while Brady and I slay some Rainbow Trout!

Been there and seen this many times! One of my favorite spots to be in the early morning. Not so much in the restaurant, but wading in the river.

Helen and I spent a week there. Loved it !!!!


Matt Taylor our next weekend getaway


John Lee

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It’s the time of the year where the water temperature feels warm. A 20 degree morning couldn’t stop this fishermen! #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #whiteriver #flyfishing #visitarkansas ... See MoreSee Less

It’s the time of the year where the water temperature feels warm.  A 20 degree morning couldn’t stop this fishermen!  #gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #whiteriver #flyfishing #visitarkansas


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Carie Stewart Shuffield we should plan a trip with kids

Current Dinner Specials

-Specials begin on Friday December 13th thru 15th

Southern Roast Chicken$20.95

Boneless double breast of chicken stuffed with a jalapeño corn bread dressing, then roasted and served with a chicken veloute.

Seared Scallops$26.95

Jumbo sea scallops lightly dusted and pan seared; served with a roasted red pepper drizzle on a nest of fettuccini Alfredo.

Pork Osso Buco$26.95

Whole pork shank slowly braised until fork tender in a red wine sauce; served on a bed of basil mashed potatoes.

Shrimp DeJonghe$24.95

Wild Gulf shrimp sautéed, and presented on a rice pilaf with garlic DeJonghe butter.

-Saturday Only-

Roast Prime Rib12 oz.-$29.95
16 oz.-$36.95

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.

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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