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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3 days ago

Gaston's White River Resort

No closed season here on the White River, just year round trophy trout fishing! 2020 is off to a great start and likely one of the best years to date for catching quality trout. Big browns and big rainbows bring big smiles!

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #topwaterboats #catchandrelease #worldclassfishing #whiteriver #VisitArkansas @ Gaston's White River Resort
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No closed season here on the White River, just year round trophy trout fishing!  2020 is off to a great start and likely one of the best years to date for catching quality trout.  Big browns and big rainbows bring big smiles!  

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #topwaterboats #catchandrelease #worldclassfishing #whiteriver #visitarkansas  @ Gastons White River ResortImage attachment

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Man I gotta come up there , stayed at Stetsons had a blast but never caught one like that .

We will be there on the 1st! So excited hopefully tie into some good fish!

We should try to get a camping spot on the white river down from gastons Kelli Coleman Hafen. Haven’t been there in years!

Shawn Kurtz & Robert Woods

Scott Baumgardner

Amazing! Time to plan a visit soon.

I would enjoy hooking into one of these

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Day after day, the White River continues to produce quality fish! February is right around the corner and one of the best months for throwing streamers and lures. Give us a call to set up a trip.

Here is Jonathan Waltz with his 24.5” brown trout. Judging by the size of the head on this fish, it’s going to big boy years from now.

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #trophybrown #worldclassfishing #visitarkansas #whiteriver
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Day after day, the White River continues to produce quality fish!  February is right around the corner and one of the best months for throwing streamers and lures.  Give us a call to set up a trip.  

Here is Jonathan Waltz with his 24.5” brown trout.  Judging by the size of the head on this fish, it’s going to big boy years from now.  

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #trophybrown #worldclassfishing #visitarkansas #whiteriver

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Well done Jonathan!! < "(D2)>{{

How long do you think that fish will live with those fingers in the gills?

A lot of folks don't realize that that fish would be delicious grilled with butter and lemon on it. As my mother would say it would clean up like a Kroger salmon. We,ve stayed at Gastons a few times and always caught enough to feed the 7-12 of us that came . They put 5 million in the rivers every year and have good slots and limits in place so enjoy the resource.

Gorgeous

Patrick.....we need to get our act together and our calendar!

One of my favorite places 👍👍👍

Shawn Raymond. Streamer time

Let’s go Jeffrey B. Byers

Erich Monk

Randy Reid

Casey Brooks Bobby Madget

Scott Baumgardner

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2 weeks ago

Gaston's White River Resort

If you wondering when to come chase big browns, the time is now! Here is Lynn Johnson’s fish of a lifetime. He caught it while throwing a stick bait.

If you like throwing lures or streamers, the White River has producing some quality fish lately.

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #trophybrown #fishofalifetime #visitarkansas #worldclassfishing @ Gaston's White River Resort
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If you wondering when to come chase big browns, the time is now!  Here is Lynn Johnson’s fish of a lifetime. He caught it while throwing a stick bait.  

If you like throwing lures or streamers, the White River has producing some quality fish lately.  

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #catchandrelease #trophybrown #fishofalifetime #visitarkansas #worldclassfishing  @ Gastons White River ResortImage attachment

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Browns are spawning

Hey Steve Hooked Lopez, Lynn Johnson just seriously raised the bar.

I thought all of the brown trout were upriver near the dam spawning were fishing is off limits. When does the Wildlife and fisheries release the shad they will kill in Lake Bull Shoals for the hungry spawning brown trout?

WOW, can Mitch go with us on the White trip?

How is the bite usually first week of march

Can not wait. Lindsay Preston Brown

How big

Great catch buddy!!!

I would like to take the boys trip there.

Beautiful catch

Molly, maybe share with your Dad.

Wow !

Wow!

Leroy Dueck

Dennis Golden Dennis Golden

Todd strange Brandon Brazier

Sean Burkheart lets go

Robbie Lee

Huge

Amy Bain plan a March weekend

Marilee and Ray, wish we'd caught some this big.

Price Holmes

Sally Winegeart

Ryan Smith

Lance Simmons Matt Percy Stan Spray

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Check out the colors on this monster rainbow Nancy Keyes caught while fishing with our guide, Frank Saksa!

Want to learn to fly fish? Jig fish? Throw lures? Bait fish? Frank specializes in all of it. Give us a call to set up a trip.

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #monsterrainbowtrout #worldclassfishing #whiteriver #VisitArkansas #catchandrelease
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Check out the colors on this monster rainbow Nancy Keyes caught while fishing with our guide, Frank Saksa!

Want to learn to fly fish?  Jig fish?  Throw lures?  Bait fish?  Frank specializes in all of it.  Give us a call to set up a trip.  

#gastonswhiteriverresort #gastons #monsterrainbowtrout #worldclassfishing #whiteriver #visitarkansas #catchandrelease

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Beautiful Ms. Keyes!! <"(D2)>{{

Bobby Bassford here is your chance to learn to fly fish.

Awesome !

Beautiful fish!

Ask for Frank He is a great guide!

Frank is a great guide!!

What rig/bait were you using?

Billy Clifton

Nice one!!

Connor Siple

Elden Haynes

Frank is great!

Jordan Schutt

David Hutchison

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Do you have plans to celebrate the New Year? We're ringing in the New Year with The Mellow Mountain Band and culinary treats from Chef Rick. Click the link for all the details.

Call us at (870) 431-5203 for reservations.
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Do you have plans to celebrate the New Year?  Were ringing in the New Year with The Mellow Mountain Band and culinary treats from Chef Rick.  Click the link for all the details.  

Call us at (870) 431-5203 for reservations.

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I love ❤️ it there!!!

Beautiful place Been there during Christmas and New Year’s and loved it 👍👍

How much is tickets for children?

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Tag a friend who catches more trees than fish.  We all know of at least one person.

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Fran Hunt Druse....

If you go fishing in the winter take a nice stout 8 foot pole with a hook on the end , no kidding free tackle.

Randy Ensminger..........nuff said

Michael Wahl that may be me.

Garrett Jobe

Scott Hinson

Brett Jakel

Tanya White Hogan

Jessie Huffine Blevens

Loretta Green

Steve Parsons

Glen

This is so me with a fly rod!

That's not funny

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Current Dinner Specials

-Specials begin on Thursday, December 27th 2019-

Sesame Grouper $29.95

Pacific grouper cheeks lightly dusted with fresh crumbs and sesame seeds, fried golden and crisp. Served with a remoulade sauce.

Stuffed Pork Chop Carolina Style $21.95

Boneless triple cut pork chop stuffed with a jalapeño cheddar corn bread dressing and roasted. Presented with a Madeira sauce.

Scallops Pepperad $28.95

Jumbo sea scallops pan seared, presented on a nest of rice pilaf and drizzled with a dill roasted pepper coolie.

Chicken Marsala $21.95

Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with a mushroom Marsala wine sauce.

Saturday Only – Roast Prime Rib12 oz.-$31.95 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.

Ready to go?

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

Make a reservation

Ready to go?

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

Make a reservation