• Lilies of the lake

    September 10, 2020 Comments Off on Lilies of the lake Featured, Fishing, Latest

    FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette Some come for the fish. Others are drawn by the flowers. Blossoms, bluegill and bass are a boater’s dream during summer at Lake Sequoyah. The 389-acre lake tucked away in the southeast corner of Fayetteville offers good fishing any

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  • Students welcome; cars not so much

    September 10, 2020 Comments Off on Students welcome; cars not so much Featured, Latest

    DANE EIFLING Special to NWADG Look around Fayetteville lately, and it’s easy to tell the college students are back. You might not see the students themselves, but you can see their cars and especially their pickups on every street and parking lot. These hulking

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  • Nature abounds at Beaver Lake fish-rearing pond

    September 9, 2020 Comments Off on Nature abounds at Beaver Lake fish-rearing pond Featured, Hunting, Latest

    Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The Beaver Lake nursery pond gives the lake’s fish population a boost. It’s also a fine destination for bird watching, hiking or taking shelter from a wicked thunderstorm. The 30-acre pond was built beside the lake in 1987

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  • Public fields ready for dove hunters

    September 9, 2020 Comments Off on Public fields ready for dove hunters Featured, Hunting, Latest

    Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The pop-pop of shotgun fire on opening day of dove season rings in the new year on a hunting calendar. Dove hunting season opens Saturday across Arkansas. It’s the traditional start of fall hunting, with deer season and duck

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Beaver Lake paddlefish sets state record

September 10, 2020 Comments Off on Beaver Lake paddlefish sets state record Fishing, Latest

Catch came during striper fishing trip FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette A Minnesota angler fished for striped bass at Beaver Lake, but ended up catching an Arkansas state record paddlefish. James Johnson of North Oaks, Minn. caught a paddlefish that weighed 118 pounds, 9 ounces. He and

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September 10, 2020

Lilies of the lake

FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette Some come for the fish. Others are drawn by the

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September 10, 2020

Students welcome; cars not so much

DANE EIFLING Special to NWADG Look around Fayetteville lately, and it’s easy to

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September 10, 2020

NWA outdoor briefs

Student grants available The Ozark Society Foundation has launched a new grant

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September 9, 2020

Nature abounds at Beaver Lake fish-rearing pond

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The Beaver Lake nursery pond gives the

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September 9, 2020

Public fields ready for dove hunters

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The pop-pop of shotgun fire on opening day of

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August 6, 2020

Commitment can reduce road deaths

Dane Eifling Special to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette My heart is heavy

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August 6, 2020

NWA Outdoor Briefs

Secchi day program online The annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake water sampling and

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August 6, 2020

Fish, birds put on vanishing act

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette People ask, “Do you always catch fish when

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  • NWA Fishing Report

    August 6, 2020 Comments Off on NWA Fishing Report Fishing Report

    Beaver Lake Anglers think deep for catching crappie and black bass. Taylor Surley at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers recommends fishing for black bass along points 15 to 30 feet deep. Try plastic worms in crawdad colors or a jig and pig. Deep-diving crank baits may work along bluff ends and channel swings. Crappie

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