• Resort a step back in time near Prairie Grove

    July 12, 2019 Comments Off on Resort a step back in time near Prairie Grove Camping, Featured, Latest

    by Flip Putthoff The vintage camping trailers parked near a forest south of Prairie Grove are done ‘a roaming. Now, the wheels have come off and the antiques have a new lease on life much to the delight of travelers and locals. Eight classic trailers have been

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  • Stories behind the catch

    June 25, 2019 Comments Off on Stories behind the catch Featured, Fishing, Latest

    Editor’s note: Bob Britzke of Eureka Springs is the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 2019 fish story champion. His story, along with others entered in the annual contest, are featured today. High-Dollar Fish By Bob Britzke Eureka Springs When I was fishing in

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  • Improvements complete, beauty awaits at Lost Valley

    June 4, 2019 Comments Off on Improvements complete, beauty awaits at Lost Valley Featured, Hiking, Latest

    Bulldozers and backhoes didn’t mess with Mother Nature, but they did move the earth for some man-made improvements at Lost Valley. The entrance road and parking area were reworked and moved out of the floodplain of Clark Creek, the stream that flows through Lost

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  • High water challenges anglers at Beaver Lake

    May 28, 2019 Comments Off on High water challenges anglers at Beaver Lake Featured, Fishing

    Bank full Beaver Lake brings new conditions for anglers FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette Anglers beat the bushes to get a bite at Beaver Lake when the water level is as high as it is now. Ample rain has raised the lake to a level that’s almost as full as it can

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Elk permits drawn at festival

July 12, 2019 Comments Off on Elk permits drawn at festival Hunting, Latest

A special group of Arkansans will have a special hunt this fall as they pursue elk on public land in the Buffalo River area. The 29 people were chosen during the 22nd annual Buffalo River Elk Festival on June 29 in Jasper. Hunters in the region who received permits and their hometowns

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July 12, 2019

NWA fishing report 7-12

Fishing report from Beaver Lake, Beaver tailwater, Lake Fayetteville, Lake Sequoyah,

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July 12, 2019

NWA Outdoor Briefs

Play at Blowing Springs Kids Play Day, hosted by the city of Bella Vista, will be at

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July 12, 2019

Resort a step back in time near Prairie Grove

by Flip Putthoff The vintage camping trailers parked near a forest south of Prairie

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July 12, 2019

No trick to paddle solo in a tandem canoe

You see it all the time. Someone paddling solo in a tandem canoe with the bow high

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July 2, 2019

A deadly deer disease is spreading. Could it strike people,...

Jeannine Fleegle reached into a black garbage bag, pulled out a severed deer head,

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July 2, 2019

Time outdoors leads to more fulfilling lives, research shows

It’s been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural

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June 27, 2019

Northwest Arkansas Outdoor Briefs

Derby set for Little Buffalo The U.S. Forest Service will host a fishing derby for

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June 25, 2019

Champion wins by a whisker

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette fish story contest came down to a photo

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  • NWA fishing report 7-12

    July 12, 2019 Comments Off on NWA fishing report 7-12 Fishing, Fishing Report, Latest

    Fishing report from Beaver Lake, Beaver tailwater, Lake Fayetteville, Lake Sequoyah, Bella Vista, Swepco Lake, Illinois River, Eastern Oklahoma and Table Rock Lake. BEAVER LAKE A small plastic worm on a drop-shot rig is a good way to catch black bass. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said points or

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