Arkansas River (Pine Bluff): River City Sporting Goods said the river is a little low, with very little current. Crappie fishing is good around boat docks and harbor structures in 5 to 8 feet of water. Minnows and jigs have been the best bet for the crappie.The Tackle Box said the river is low and there is hardly any current. Bream are fair on worms and crickets. Crappie fishing has been good on minnows and jigs. Stripers and white bass are biting well whenever the water is running. Try a jig or spoon for the stripers in the current. Catfish are good on shad and large shiners.