• Trout outlook bright at Beaver tailwater

    November 26, 2020 Comments Off on Trout outlook bright at Beaver tailwater Featured, Fishing, Latest

    Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette A saying among anglers is big fish get big because they’re smart. Such is the case with some of the monster trout that turned up on the White River below Beaver Dam during a study by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Game

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  • Branson or bust: Paddling trip explores three lakes on way to music town

    November 24, 2020 Comments Off on Branson or bust: Paddling trip explores three lakes on way to music town Featured, Latest, On The Water

    Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Tony Eliasen’s canoe trip of a lifetime wasn’t on some far-away waterway. On a chilly October morning, he slid a canoe he built into the upstream end of Beaver Lake near Springdale, eager to start an epic adventure. Six

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  • New Markham Hill trail opens in Fayetteville

    November 12, 2020 Comments Off on New Markham Hill trail opens in Fayetteville Featured, Hiking, Latest

    by Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Hikers may want to shout a woo-pig-sooie while walking a new trail in the region. The 1.5-mile loop of the Markham Hill Nature Trails opened Oct. 10 less than a mile west of Razorback Stadium. Two other loops of the trail network

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  • Woods ablaze in orange

    November 12, 2020 Comments Off on Woods ablaze in orange Featured, Hunting, Latest

    by Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Hunters sporting blaze orange vests, jackets and caps will brighten the fading colors of fall when modern gun deer season opens in Arkansas at the crack of daylight Saturday. Scores of hunters will take to the woods on private and

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Trout outlook bright at Beaver tailwater

November 26, 2020 Comments Off on Trout outlook bright at Beaver tailwater Featured, Fishing, Latest

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette A saying among anglers is big fish get big because they’re smart. Such is the case with some of the monster trout that turned up on the White River below Beaver Dam during a study by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Game and Fish did two

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November 26, 2020

Bird from the brine tastes mighty fine

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Sage advice this week of Thanksgiving is be sure

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November 24, 2020

It’s all uphill from here: Pedalers note change in Ozarks...

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette An unexplained mystery shrouds our corner of the

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November 24, 2020

Branson or bust: Paddling trip explores three lakes on way...

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Tony Eliasen’s canoe trip of a lifetime

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November 24, 2020

NWA fishing report

Beaver Lake Fishing deep remains the best way to catch black bass. Larry Walker at

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November 12, 2020

New Markham Hill trail opens in Fayetteville

by Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Hikers may want to shout a woo-pig-sooie while

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November 12, 2020

Calls bring out curious squirrels

Squirrels are vocal animals with sounds ranging from agitated chatters to passive

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November 12, 2020

Outdoor education expands

Arkansas schools can now add semester-length programs focused on outdoor recreation

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November 12, 2020

Woods ablaze in orange

by Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette Hunters sporting blaze orange vests, jackets

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  • NWA fishing report

    November 24, 2020 Comments Off on NWA fishing report Fishing Report, Latest

    Beaver Lake Fishing deep remains the best way to catch black bass. Larry Walker at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said using a jig and pig 10 to 25 feet is a favorite fall tactic. The catching can be slow, he said. Working spinner baits or crank baits in shallow water is worth a …

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