• Summer veggie plot doesn’t produce

    August 4, 2020 Comments Off on Summer veggie plot doesn’t produce Featured, Latest, Nature

    Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette It’s easy to live off the land during summer, as long as that land has a grocery store. Those of us born with thumbs of plaid, not green, offer many thanks to the produce aisles, farmers markets and vegetable stands at this hot

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  • VIDEO: Cool off Ozark style: Water’s fine at swimming holes

    August 4, 2020 Comments Off on VIDEO: Cool off Ozark style: Water’s fine at swimming holes Featured, Latest, On The Water

    by Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The elixir for cooling off on a scorching summer day is getting neck deep in a good old swimming hole. There are more swimming holes scattered across the Ozarks than there are waterways that create them. A bona fide Ozarks swimming

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  • Bird-watchers flock to Pea Ridge battlefield

    July 22, 2020 Comments Off on Bird-watchers flock to Pea Ridge battlefield Featured, Nature

    Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The sweet songs of colorful birds are a stark contrast to the thunder of cannons and gunfire heard in 1862 during the fierce, fiery Battle of Pea Ridge. The Civil War battle raged March 7-8 in the fields and woods at what is now Pea

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  • River’s gems sparkles on War Eagle

    July 9, 2020 Comments Off on River’s gems sparkles on War Eagle Featured, Latest, On The Water

    FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette Airlines have their frequent flyer miles. River paddlers in the Ozarks redeem their frequent floater miles on some of the most beautiful streams in the nation. That includes the War Eagle River, a crown jewel in the tiara of

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Summer veggie plot doesn’t produce

August 4, 2020 Comments Off on Summer veggie plot doesn’t produce Featured, Latest, Nature

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette It’s easy to live off the land during summer, as long as that land has a grocery store. Those of us born with thumbs of plaid, not green, offer many thanks to the produce aisles, farmers markets and vegetable stands at this hot time of year.

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August 4, 2020

VIDEO: Cool off Ozark style: Water’s fine at swimming holes

by Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette The elixir for cooling off on a scorching

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August 4, 2020

NWA outdoor briefs

Program features snakes Learn interesting details about how snakes eat, then watch a

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July 22, 2020

Paddlers keep their cool on the White River

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette When it’s so hot you want to unzip your

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July 22, 2020

NWA outdoor briefs: Duo tops Castmaster anglers

Duo tops Castmaster anglers Darren Clay and Jason Clay won the NWA Castmasters bass

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July 9, 2020

Drawing selects 23 for state elk hunt

by Arkansas Game and Fish The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has selected 23

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July 9, 2020

River’s gems sparkles on War Eagle

FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette Airlines have their frequent flyer miles. River

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July 9, 2020

NWA Outdoor Briefs

Lake gets striped bass Staff from the Andrew Hulsey state fish hatchery in Hot

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July 9, 2020

Summer treats come out of their shell

Flip Putthoff NWA Democrat-Gazette One fine summer evening, I watched my neighbors

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  • NWA fishing report

    July 22, 2020 Comments Off on NWA fishing report Fishing, Fishing Report

    Beaver Lake Anglers are beating the bushes and casting to deep water in the heat of summer. Taylor Surly at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said bass can still be caught between first light and sunrise with buzz baits around flooded bushes. Deep-diving crank baits work later in the day. Good colors are blue …

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