Happy Independence Day!

From all of us at Lake Forest Luxury Log Cabins we would like to thank all of our guests for joining us and celebrating the 240th Independence Day for America! July 4th! and a Happy Independence Day to all!  Be safe and blessed!

Happy Independence Day on the 4th of July

Happy Independence Day on the 4th of July

Activities Eureka Springs

So what activities is there to do in Eureka Springs, Arkansas?  We get his question a lot!  In addition to enjoying the outdoor Swimming Pool here at Lake Forest Luxury Log Cabins, you can check out our YARDzee / Farkle game and have a blast challenging your family and friends.  Maybe you want to explore?  Just take off anywhere on our property and hike through the woods.  If your ready to venture out off property, take a look at this list of cool things to do in the Beaver Lake area and Eureka Springs, Arkansas!

  • Rent a pontoon boat or go out on the Tarzan Boat at Starkey Marina! Just 3 miles from us.
  • Rent a canoe or kayak at Spider Creek (4 miles from us)  or from Clear Water Ozarks www.clearwaterozarks.com
  • Go Ziplining! with Ozark Mountain Ziplines (8 miles from us)
  • Bringing your bicycle? Check out the bike trails and walking trails at Lake Leatherwood which is located between us and the city limits of Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • Schedule a Striper fishing trip with one of our area guides on Beaver Lake or if River fishing is your thing, we have guides for that too!
  • Horse back riding is available in the area.  Great for family fun!
  • Kids will love the Big Cats at Turpentine Creek!
  • Visit the downtown area of Eureka Springs, where you will find restaurants, taverns, and unique shopping.  Enjoy all the historic homes and buildings that make Eureka Springs, Arkansas the place it is today!

All information is available on the “Our Area” page of our website.

 

Tarzan Boat at Starkey Marina

Tarzan Boat at Starkey Marina

Trout Fishing Report

Trout were biting! Fishing report provided by Hosanna Hills Fishing:  Yesterday we fished close to Beaver Dam and caught and released 7 or 8 trout in a very short time, about 25 minutes, The fish were hitting all of the light colors of powerbait. Today, I fished in the same location, but started at 9 AM just to see if the later hour was going to affect the bite. It did not, as you can see in the picture. The colors that worked best were salmon peach and yellow. If you decide to fish at the site nearest to the Dam, remember that no one is allowed to be closer than 100 yards from the dam. I noticed that a fly-fisherman was about 40 yards from the structure. He is very lucky that he was not accosted by the Game and Fish, or even worse, by the Feds. Go out and have fun, but try not to get into a ‘jam.’
Generation is scheduled from 1 through 7 PM today. The high temperature is expected to hit 92º F. with a ‘real feel’ of 106. The winds are from the SW at 6 to 8 MPH under partly cloudy skies. There is a good chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers.

 

Hosanna Hills Fishing Guide Services Trout

Hosanna Hills Fishing Guide Services Trout

Fishing White River

Fishing White River with Hosanna Hills Fishing we launched at Houseman Access at 6 AM. Because several boats had launched at the same time and headed upstream, we immediately began trolling downstream dragging two different Rapalas. We began catching whites on one lure, but not the other. Corrected the situation by tying on the same type of successful lure on the other rod. The whites were pretty scattered; but, as you can see in the picture, they were in the biting mode. Trolled until around 8:30, when the bite slowed to a crawl. We moved upriver of the Hwy 62 bridge and tried bait fishing. Talk about slow! After catching a couple of rainbows on bait, we decided that trolling would be more effective. It was. There were a good number of boats on the river, perhaps a corporate package of some sort. Do not know how they fared, but some of them were still on the river when we pulled out. The morning was almost the perfect temperature for being out on the river. However, by 9:30 or so, it was time for sunscreen.
The generation for today is scheduled from 3 through 5 PM. The winds are from the SSW at 5 to 7 MPH, under mostly sunny skies. High temperature for the day should be 89º F. If you plan on going out, do not forget your sunscreen!

Fishing report brought to you by Hosanna Hills  Guide Service

 

Hosanna Hills Fishing

Fishing Report Eureka Springs

Fishing Report for the White River in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Sam took a client out to flyfish yesterday morning. When he launched at Bertrand, he noted that there was no flow in the river. Flyfisher-folk really desire a little flow in the water to cause some movement of the flies. This usually results in a better catch and a much happier fisherman. They headed down river about 8 AM, initially fishing between Bertrand and Spider Creek. No ‘flow’ resulted in slow fishing. But, the Corps came to the rescue by beginning to generate 4 hours early. Wait a second, they wanted a LITTLE flow not a Texas flood! Fishing continued with a slight change of plans regarding where the boat was coming out of the water. The trailer was moved to Houseman where the haul out was much easier to accomplish in the faster current. Regardless of the generation schedule change, it was another beautiful day on the White River.
This morning, Sam and I launched at Housman at 7 AM and trolled downstream looking for white bass activity. As seen in the picture, we found them as well as a couple of trout. We could have exploited the whites in the areas that we caught them, however, we wanted to see how far towards Beaver the fish were active. The whites hit Rapala CD-7s, black on silver, and on Rapala scatter raps of the same size and color. If you want to get a few, our advice to launch around 6 AM and serve them breakfast. The largest in the photo was 3.2 lbs.
Generation today began at 10 AM and is scheduled to go through 9 PM. The high temperature predicted for the day is 83º F. under sunny skies. The winds will be northerly from 4 to 6 MPH.

Fishing report and photo courtesy of Hosanna Hills Fishing 

Hosanna Hills Fishing 6/7/16

Discount Cabin Rentals

Discount Cabin Rentals available in the month of June!

Are you looking for an affordable discounted cabin rental in the Beaver Lake area of Eureka Springs, Arkansas?  You have come to the right place.  Lake Forest Luxury Log Cabins is currently offering a 2 story cabin at the discounted rate for the month of June.  You will feel like you are renting a home away from home in 1536 square feet of comfort and luxury.  The cabins feature King size beds, 2 queen size beds, and two queen sleeper sofa’s. Two bathrooms, one of which has a two person Jacuzzi ™ tub, 2 living room area’s, covered decks, BBQ grill, and an outdoor swimming pool!  See below for the June special and enjoy Beaver Lake just down the road!

Click on the Cabins page of our website and explore the possibilities! https://lakeforestcabinsresort.com

WEEK DAY SPECIAL FOR JUNE

Special rate of $269.00 plus sales tax for up to 8 people!

Valid for Sunday – Wednesday stays only. 2 night minimum.

Not valid during special events, or other discounts.  Must mention coupon code JUNE2016

special when reserving or inquiring.

We reserve the right to discontinue special without notice.

Lake Forest Cabins, Pine Cone Cabin

Pine Cone Cabin sleeps 2-10 people

White River Fishing

White River Fishing Report Courtesy of Hosanna Hills Fishing Guides

Over the past few days, bank fishing at locations other than Bertrand has left a little bit to be desired. Tuesday, I fished close to the 100 yard mark from Beaver Dam and off the gravel bar downstream from the launch ramp. The fishing nearest the dam was nonexistent while the gravel bar bite was slow, about every 20 minutes.
Wednesday, the bite at the holes down river from the Parker ramps pretty much was a reflection of Tuesday’s action…..slow to none. Was told that the stocking truck could not access the river near the dam because they would have to back too far into the river to find adequate depth to release fish. The stocking pipe at Parker is still buried under gravel, so stocking there is not feasible. The truck then moved to Bertrand, where all of the trout were released.
Based on that information, I fished at the Bertrand launch ramp on the White River from 7 to 8 AM today and caught 4 trout in 45 minutes. The trout were pretty active until the water began to flow back toward the Beaver Dam. This is caused because Table Rock Dam downriver was not generating, so the water released from Beaver could not flow through, causing the water to back up and flow back upstream. This is not an unusual phenomenon.
Generation today is scheduled from 10 AM through 9 PM. The high temperature for today should be 73º F. under cloudy skies. Watch out for late morning and afternoon thundershowers. The winds are predicted to be from the NNE at 5 MPH.

 

Hosanna Hills Fishing White River

Hosanna Hills Fishing White River

Mustang Car Show

Mustang Car Show is this weekend June 4, 2016!  This annual event in Eureka Springs is a must see folks!

Registration is available online or day of show.

Event takes place at the Village at Pine Mountain.

SCHEDULE

8am-12pm       Registration
10am-2pm       Car Show
1pm-                Judging
2pm-                Awards
4pm-                Spring Street Parade

NEW!

June 3- Welcome Dinner out  5pm
Come to The Village at Pine Mountain on Friday night for a cook out dinner.
June 5- Sunday Drive
Meet at The Village at Pine Mountain at 10:30am for a leisurely drive to Beaver Lake for lunch!

Information provided by The Eureka Springs Mustang Show, visit their site below.

http://www.eurekaspringsmustangshow.com

 

Eureka Springs Mustang Show

Eureka Springs Mustang Show

White River Fishing Report

What a fantastic morning to be on the river! Hope you and yours took advantage of this PERFECT morning to be on the White River. The winds were nil, the temperature was mild enough to warrant a t-shirt and the trout were ready to make the fishing experience a memorable one. Launched at Bertrand Launch Ramp at 7:00 AM, and, with a charming couple aboard, fished our way downstream to Houseman Access. Fished several spots with power bait and trolled between them when we were looking for a different background. The trout bit on chunky cheese, yellow, salmon peach and garlic. Trolling success was due to a 1/4 oz Colorado gold on silver spoon. We boated about 20 fish and, as one can tell by the photo, the guide kept his limit, since Hosanna Hills is in the ‘collect fillets for smoking’ mode. The five trout that were released were either too small or too large. The birthday lady aboard set the example of how to catch with bait, while her husband demonstrated trolling technique. There were many boats out on the water for this Memorial Day weekend. Since tomorrow promises to be another perfect day, try to get out and treat yourselves.
Generation is scheduled to be from 11AM through 11PM. The winds today are westerly at 2 MPH, under partly sunny skies.

Fishing report brought to you by Hosanna Hills Fishing Guide Service http://www.hosannahillsfishing.com

 

Hosanna Hills White River Fishing Guide

Hosanna Hills White River fishing haul

Beaver Lake Arkansas

In the Beaver Lake Area of Eureka Springs, Arkansas sits Lake Forest Luxury Log Cabins which features fun in the sun at our outdoor swimming pool which is now open or maybe you want to get out on the Beaver Lake and have a blast. Just rent a boat at Starkey Marina just 3 miles down the road from us!  Or you can have fun at the public use area of Beaver Lake just 4 miles in the other direction from us.  There is also plenty to do in downtown Eureka Springs.  Here is the schedule of entertainment for May 26th – 31st Memorial Weekend.

THURSDAY, MAY 26 BALCONY RESTAURANT – Catherine Reed, Singer/Songwriter, 5 p.m. BREWS – Let’s Talk about Death, Baby!, 7 p.m. CATHOUSE LOUNGE – Opal Agafia and the Sweet Nothings, Americana, 8 p.m. CHELSEA’S – Randall Shreve, Rock, 9 p.m. EUREKA LIVE! – Green Screen Karaoke, 9 p.m. GRAND TAVERNE – Jerry Yester, Grand Piano, 6:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, MAY 27 BALCONY RESTAURANT – Catherine Reed, Singer/Songwriter, 12 p.m., Steve Jones, Singer/Songwriter, 5 p.m. BREWS – Ol’ Scratch, Graveyard Rock, 7 – 10 p.m. CATHOUSE LOUNGE – Jimmy Wayne Garrett, Rock, 8 p.m. CHELSEA’S – Opal Agafia and the Sweet Nothings, Americana, 9 p.m. EUREKA LIVE! – DJ and Dancing, 9 p.m. GRAND TAVERNE – Arkansas Red, Guitar Dinner Music, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. NEW DELHI – Cori Jay, Singer/Songwriter, 6 – 10 p.m. ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Terri and Brett, Rock, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 28 BALCONY RESTAURANT – Pearl Brick, Singer/Songwriter, 12 and 6 p.m. BREWS – Chris Harp, Singer/Songwriter, 7 – 10 p.m. CATHOUSE LOUNGE AND BEER GARDEN – De France, Rock, 1 – 4 p.m., Homewreckers, Rock, 4 – 8 p.m., Tom Bryant Band, Rock, 8 p.m. CHELSEA’S – Burn Barrel, Rock, 9 p.m. EUREKA LIVE! – DJ & Dancing, 9 p.m. GRAND TAVERNE – Jerry Yester, Grand Piano, 6:30 p.m. LE STICK – Pete Maiella, Singer/Songwriter, 7 p.m. NEW DELHI – Pete and Dave, Americana, 6 – 10 p.m. ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Terri and Brett, Rock, 1 – 5 p.m., Jimmy Garrett Band, Rock, 9 p.m.

SUNDAY, MAY 29 BALCONY RESTAURANT – James White, Singer/Songwriter, 12 and 5 p.m. BREWS – Brick and Fields, Blues, 2 – 5 p.m. CATHOUSE LOUNGE AND BEER GARDEN – Septembers End, Rock, 1 – 4 p.m., Matt Smith and Ocie Fisher, R and B, 4 – 8 p.m. CHELSEA’S – John Hatchett, Singer/ Songwriter, 7 p.m. EUREKA LIVE! – Green Screen Karaoke, 7 p.m. NEW DELHI – Pete and Dave, Americana, 1 – 5 p.m. ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Brick Fields Band, Blues, 7:30 p.m.

MONDAY, MAY 30 CATHOUSE LOUNGE AND BEER GARDEN – Nathan Kalish, Singer/ Songwriter, 1 – 4 p.m. CHELSEA’S – Sprungbilly, Bluegrass, 9 p.m. ROWDY BEAVER DEN – Dorrian Cross, Rock, 1 – 5 p.m.

TUESDAY, MAY 31 CATHOUSE LOUNGE – Los Roscoes, Blues, 5 p.m. CHELSEA’S – Open Mic, 9 p.m.

 

Outdoor swimming pool  in the Beaver Lake Area at Lake Forest Cabins Eureka Springs, AR.

Beaver Lake Area at Lake Forest Luxury Log Cabins outdoor swimming pool

Memorial Weekend Eureka Springs

Memorial weekend in Eureka Springs at Lake Forest Luxury Log Cabins

Come and join in on the family fun! Lake Forest Cabins currently has an opening for 2 or 3 nights starting on May 29th.  Cabin sleeps up to 10 people! Take a dip in the pool or rent a pontoon boat at Starkey Marina which is just 3 miles down the road. http://www.starkeymarina.com or check out the public use area just 4 miles from us at the Beaver Dam.  Contact us today at 479-363-9991.

 

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White River Fishing

White River Fishing Report brought to you by Hosanna Hills Fishing Guides

Contrary to rumors, I’ve not gone ‘toes up,’ just been too lazy to write a report for the last three days. Fished on Saturday at White Bass Cove and was ‘skunked’ on the white bass. The whites are pretty much the same in the lake as they are in the river; that is, some days they are there and the next, they are elsewhere. If you are fishing from the bank, you cannot go search for them.
Sunday, we fished on the river near Beaver Dam and began catching trout just when the Corps blew the horn to generate….three hours before the posted schedule. That is not a complaint, since the schedule is subject to change without notice. It would have been nice if they had blown the horn before they began their generation instead of after since we were fishing 100 yards below the dam. At least we saw the water begin to come out from under the dam. They did sound the warning horn about 4 minutes after they began to generate.
This morning fishing in the river near the dam started off ‘hot’ for the first three trout. Within 10 minutes, three were on the stringer. After that, it took 40 minutes to catch the last two. Guess the fish needed a coffee break! So did I, so it was back to the Hosanna Hills fish cleaning station. There were no other fishermen on location for the time I fished this morning. Since it should be a great day to fish, if you are not working, go wet a line!
Generation for today is scheduled from 3 through 5 PM. The high temperature for the day should be 77º F. under mostly cloudy skies with a chance of afternoon thunder showers. The winds are from the SSE at 8 MPH.
Contact Hosanna Hills http://www.hosannahillsfishing.com
Hosanna Hills Haul

Hosanna Hills Haul

White River Fishing Report

Provided by Hosanna Hills Fishing Guide Services

White River Fishing Report for 5-20-16
Sam launched from Bertrand Launch Ramp at 11:30 this morning with an Iowa crew of two aboard. Initially, they trolled with Colorado spoons and were rewarded with a couple of trout before they reached Spider Creek Island. Because the bite was a bit slow, they switched to power bait and spent the remainder of the trip catching really nice trout in the Spider Creek area. There is a great quantity of bait between Bertrand and Spider Creek, so, if your fishfinder screen goes black or fills up with a bunch of ‘static,’ it is merely shad minnows. As you can tell from the picture, the trip was quite a success, leaving everyone happy! This trip, like my last one, added five fish to the guide’s larder.
Spoke with a guide who had spent part of the early morning at White Bass Cove catching, guess what, white bass. He showed me the cooler full that he had caught on floating bass lures. Guess where I plan on being in the early AM.
Generation for tomorrow is expected to be only for 5 PM. The high temperature for tomorrow should be around 70º F. with ENE winds of 4 MPH. The day is expected to begin sunny, turning partly cloudy in the afternoon.  http://www.hosannahillsfishing.com  

 

Hosanna Hills Fishing

Fishing Report The big catch

Eureka Springs BluesFest

Eureka Springs BluesFest

Eureka Springs Blues Festival is June 16th – 19th, 2016 Make your lodging plans now. The Eureka Springs Blues Festival has always been one of the most popular attractions each year and sells out. Your mind, body and soul will appreciate all the  great music.

The lineups are nothing to laugh at.   The Blues Festival will feature local, regional, national and Grammy®-award-winning Blues acts from all over America and around the world! The Blues Festival has featured Blues Music Award winners and nominees, and several Blues Hall of Fame members. This year they are introducing some of the best new Blues acts like Sean Carney, Trampled Under Foot, Lionel Young and Selwyn Birchwood, all winners of the International Blues Challenge who have gone on to play all around the world.

Information provided by The Blues Festival of Eureka Springs.  Visit their website below.

Check out all the line ups here: http://www.eurekaspringsblues.com/

BluesFest 2016

BluesFest 2016

Eureka Springs Mustang Car Show

Eureka Springs Mustang Car Show is June 4th!

Make your plans now to attend.  This is such a fun event here in Eureka Springs! The Eureka Springs Mustang Show is the only car show in the Ozarks dedicated exclusively to America’s favorite pony car, the Ford Mustang.  Don’t miss the parade at 2:00pm Check it out here www.eurekaspringscarshow.com 

Eureka Springs Mustang Car Show

Eureka Springs Mustang Car Show

Art Festival Eureka Springs

Art Festival – Eureka Springs May 14
Eureka Springs Art Festival – 2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll, 6pm-9-pm.  The downtown galleries open their doors from 6-9PM with special shows and artist’s receptions.   Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres served along your stroll.  For more information visit www.artofeurekasprings.com Experience Art in The Park as well as the Spring Singfest at the auditorium.

 

Lake Forest Cabins Fishing Report 5/12/16

Lake Forest Cabins Fishing Report

According to JIm and Sam of www.hosannahillsfishing.com

Fishing Report for 5-12-16

We fished Tuesday, Wednesday and this morning in various locations along the river. Tuesday, we fished on the river downstream from Houseman Access and found no bait in the river until about 1 mile downstream toward Beaver. We did catch trout on a Rapala CD-5, black on silver. Wednesday. seemingly out of nowhere, the bait arrived along with a mess of white bass. They were concentrated close to Blue Springs, and our friend Carl, (also a guide), showed everyone ‘how it is done.’ (See picture) While Carl was fishing near Houseman Access, Sam and I fished closer to Beaver Dam and caught trout that were in the 12 1/2 inch range. The bite was on the lighter colors and was a bit slower than it had been earlier in the week. Today, we put the bait aside and fished with Colorado 1/4 oz. spoons. Although we did not pick up trout, we did catch a walleye at the “River Access 1” ramp near Beaver Dam. Looks like a perfect day to try your luck; but keep in mind that generation is scheduled from 3 through 5 PM.
The high temperature for today is predicted to be a wonderful 74º F. under mostly sunny skies, with NNW winds at 10 MPH.

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