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.

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Awesome! The browns have been super active this spring.

Thanks Shawn for a great day! You did an outstanding job keeping us on fish all day! I think you were having more fun than we did…see ya soon!

Gotta get back down to Gaston's soon. Used to go every 4th of July back in the 90's as a kid and the fishing was always good.

Those are all beauties. I really have to get back down into that country again one of these days to fly fish.

How far is this fishing from Gaston’s?


Eric Hodges Melinda Race 😳

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Summer break is almost here! Give us call to set up a family fishing trip on the White River. There is something for everyone to enjoy, and you’ll make lifelong memories with those closest to you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Fantastic! I can’t wait to get back too

Love Gastons. If you want to make a life long memory. Take your family to Gastons for a guided fishing / float trip. You won’t regret it. I gaurantee.

1 week ago
Gaston's White River Resort

It’s been nice having some lower water in the mornings for wade fishing.

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #whiteriver #flyfishingarkansas #visitarkansas #ozarkmountainregion
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It’s been nice having some lower water in the mornings for wade fishing.  

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #whiteriver #flyfishingarkansas #visitarkansas #ozarkmountainregion

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Wish we were there! Love Gastons


I wish I was there now

Thats me fishing from the bank I think on Monday morning.

Funny thing we don’t know who took the picture

Awesome picture 🎣

Kelly Dalbey Richard JoAnn Nolke-Rothermich

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No matter if you want to fly fish or spin fish, we cater to both. We’d love to help you create everlasting memories along the White River! ... See MoreSee Less

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I miss yall!! ❤❤❤ Best place on earth!

Good job 🎣

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Last year I was in cotter on the river and noticed a large brown trout floating past me. Upon inspection, I noticed there was a smaller rainbow lodged in its mouth. It appeared the brown trout choked while attempting to swallow the smaller fish. Brown trout was about 5 lbs. rainbow was 1 lbs.

Better go buy a lottery ticket

Yap I did that before

The odds of winning a lottery would be better than the odds of that ever happening again.

Awesome Happened to me steelhead fishing on the Wilson river in Oregon 30 years ago. The Gus broke the line. I left the spot n came back hours later. Hooked up again and saw the collie spinner flash by me. I said NoWAY. Landed the fish and the new hook went through the swivel. Luck pure luck

One in a million chance and probably never again!! That is so awesome!

Need to send this story and pics to Outdoor Life magazine!!

Wow better play the lottery

This is so cool!!

Johnny Walker like hooking the eye of a rod

Very interesting. thank you for posting.

That is cool

Sandy Williams how cool!

Tracy Grinder show this to Ross

Brooke W Bowman Show this to David. How wild!

Steven Householder Kristi King

Brian Nelson

Tad Toler

Adam Gorka

Corey Conley

Dennis Bullock

Bryson Harpole

Tommy Trent

Mason Ray Shimmel

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We do it for the smiles! Give us a call to book your fly fishing trip with Jarrod. ... See MoreSee Less

If you’ve experienced a caddis hatch, then you know what it’s all about. If you haven’t, you’re missing out! ... See MoreSee Less

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Way to go Bryan and Brian!!

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Bill Alexander

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Prime time for fly fishing on the White River! Water has been lower and the caddis have been thick. Give us a call to set up a trip to experience it.Another great day of caddis hatch and even better with an awesome grandson/grandad team! Congrats Bennet on your first fish on a fly rod!!! There’s still time to book your next trip @gastonswhiteriverresort !!!
#visitarkansas #explorearkansas #flyfisharkansas #flyfishing #browntrout #caddishatch #arkansas #ozarks
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Prime time for fly fishing on the White River!  Water has been lower and the caddis have been thick.  Give us a call to set up a trip to experience it.

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Current Dinner Specials

-Dinner Specials begin on Thursday – May 26th, 2022 after 5:00pm to 10pm-

Stuffed Flounder $35.95

Fresh Pacific flounder stuffed with a shrimp filling then baked, and served with a sauce Maltase.

Elk Forestier $43.95

Twin tournedos of New Zealand Elk loin pan seared, served on croissant croutons with a wild mushroom red wine sauce.

Chicken Katerini $23.95

Boneless breast of chicken sautéed and finished with a spinach sauce, diced tomato and feta cheese.

Grilled Mahi-Mahi $34.95

Fresh Florida Mahi-Mahi marinated with fresh herbs, garlic, citrus zest and olive oil, then char-grilled and presented with a saffron butter.

Saturday Only – Roasted Prime Rib12 oz.-$40.95 16 oz. -$48.95

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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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