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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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.

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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

BETTER LOOK OUT THEY ALL THE STOPS PULLED OUT ABOVE YOU ! IT'S COMMING SOON ! 🐠🐠

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 🎣

Joel Cheatham 🎣

This doesn’t happen often! ... See MoreSee Less

This doesn’t happen often!Image attachment

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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

Omri Hodges Abe Phillips

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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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Awesome

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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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TL Fernandez

Awesome

We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter weekend! Lots of memories were made on the White River. ... See MoreSee Less

We hope everyone enjoyed their Easter weekend!  Lots of memories were made on the White River.Image attachment

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We were their and Guide Tim has pics of the beautiful trout we caught. Best guide we have ever had. Thank you Tim and Gastons. Great stay

I spent lots of hrs floating the mighty white river as a wildlife officer one of the most beautiful of Gods creation while working the white river caught two men with 101 trout also caught two out of Oklahoma stopped them on the white river dam they had 72 trout check with the Baxter County Bulletin you see the stories

Why do the guides always photo bomb and insist on holding the fish? My last guide there got testy because I wanted to keep 4 average rainbows to eat with my family. That's why I haven't been back.

Disconnect and unwind at Gaston's White River Resort, where unspoiled natural beauty and adventure are always waiting around every bend. Create lifelong memories with loved ones in the scenic Ozark Mountain region while on a one-of-a-kind guided flyfishing trip. Fish in style and comfort at America’s #1 trout fishing resort that brings anglers from coast to coast for the ultimate White River experience. ... See MoreSee Less

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MY DAUGHTER AND I ATE THERE ONCE WHEN WE WERE ON A DAY TRIP FROM MY LAND SOUTH OF FLIPPEN !! BEAUTIFUL PLACE GOOD FOOD !! AND THEY HAVE AN AIR STRIP TO FLY INTO!! 🐠🐠🐠

Visited Gastons few days ago, great ambience!!! TY

My favorite home away from home

One of my favorite places!!

Michelle Riffe Lindsey Riffe Jessica Riffe we could be here....

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Current Dinner Specials

-Dinner Specials begin on Thursday – May 19th, 2022 after 5:00pm to 10pm-

Sea Scallops $33.95

Jumbo sea scallops pan seared and drizzled with a roasted red pepper sauce.

Shrimp DeJonghe $30.95

Jumbo shrimp sautéed then placed on a bed of rice pilaf, completed with a garlic DeJonghe butter.

Cotswold Chicken $22.95

Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with a spinach artichoke mornay and finished with home smoked cheddar cheese.

Bison Short Ribs $34.95

Farm raised bison short ribs slowly braised in a red wine sauce until fork tender then, served on a nest of caramelized onion mashed potatoes and red wine sauce.

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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Ready to go?

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

Make a reservation