Whisper’s Bait & Tackle

We are a local bait shop serving Mount Ida, including Hwy 27 and Hwy 298 along with Lake Ouachita. We try to stay competitive in our pricing so we can all get outdoors for recreation. We have an assortment of live bait, as well as unique fishing lures created by a local artist.

Whisper's Bait & Tackle

4533 Hwy 27 North
Story, AR 71970 United States


Lake Ouachita Shores Resort, Inc.

Lake Ouachita Shores is one of the most beautifully located resorts on Lake Ouachita (Wash-i-ta) and is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest. It is one of the cleanest lakes in the nation, over 30 miles long, and has a surface area of 40,000 acres. Excellent for fishing (many varieties), swimming, boating, diving, hiking and relaxing. We are only 25 miles (30 min.) from Hot Springs on Hwy 270 West and just 10 min. from Mount Ida, the “Quartz Crystal Capitol of the World.”


Lake Ouachita Shores Resort

359 Ouachita Shores Pkwy
Mount Ida, AR 71957 


Ouachita River Haven Resort

Beautiful Cabins and Campgrounds conveniently located near Mt. Ida, Hot Springs and Mena, Arkansas, on the banks of the Ouachita River.  Let your outdoor recreation start here with easy access to the Ouachita River for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing.  Hiking and Mountain Biking opportunities abound with the nearby “Epic IMBA” Womble Trail,  Lake Ouachita vista Trail, and the Ouachita National Recreation Trail.

Several Cabins to choose from and some have beautiful view of the Ouachita River.  Easy river access, or if you prefer camping we have plenty of campsites available.  We also provide Canoe, Kayak and River Tube Rentals and Shuttle Service.

Canoe, Kayak, and Tube rentals available as well as campsites.

Ouachita River Haven Resort

122 Ouachita River Haven Rd.
Pencil Bluff, AR 71965