• Raccoon hunter shows rookies the ropes

    January 16, 2020 Comments Off on Raccoon hunter shows rookies the ropes Featured, Hunting, Latest

    Quest for fur an all-night adventure by Flip Putthoff Here it is the furbearer season, and I’m sorry to say the last time I went raccoon hunting was in the winter of ‘78. That’s when my roommate, Hog Ears, and I went ‘coon hunting with Ernest, a stranger who

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  • Whitewater paddlers geared up for cold-water thrills

    January 16, 2020 Comments Off on Whitewater paddlers geared up for cold-water thrills Featured, On The Water

    Winter, whitewater, wonderful The landscape on the first day of winter at the Siloam Springs Kayak Park appeared brown and gray, but the roaring water was snowy white. Splashing through 48 degree water isn’t the first thing most people think of on Dec. 21. Yet Mark

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  • Furry hunter full of surprises

    January 10, 2020 Comments Off on Furry hunter full of surprises Featured, Latest, Nature

    Wildlife is a joy to behold, as long as it stays outdoors. A wild animal running around the living room definitely ramps up the excitement around the house. Each state has its hunting seasons, but those of us who are owned by a cat know it’s hunting time all the

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  • Off-shore advantage at Beaver Lake

    January 10, 2020 Comments Off on Off-shore advantage at Beaver Lake Featured, Fishing

    Anglers keep an open mind when they fish wide open water far from shore at Beaver Lake. They never know what they’ll catch. It could be a scrappy white bass that’s on the hook. Maybe a line-stretching largemouth or spotted bass. If it’s a striped

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Raccoon hunter shows rookies the ropes

January 16, 2020 Comments Off on Raccoon hunter shows rookies the ropes Featured, Hunting, Latest

Quest for fur an all-night adventure by Flip Putthoff Here it is the furbearer season, and I’m sorry to say the last time I went raccoon hunting was in the winter of ‘78. That’s when my roommate, Hog Ears, and I went ‘coon hunting with Ernest, a stranger who showed up on our front

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January 16, 2020

NWA outdoor briefs

Event highlights winter wonders Hikes, craft-making and talks will be part of the

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January 16, 2020

Bass tournament groups set seasons at Beaver Lake

Beaver Lake tournament bass fishing circuits have announced their schedules for the

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January 10, 2020

Hunters’ venison donations feed students

by Arkansas Game and Fish Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry, in cooperation with

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January 10, 2020

Furry hunter full of surprises

Wildlife is a joy to behold, as long as it stays outdoors. A wild animal running

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December 19, 2019

Camp cooking a smokin’ good time

Recipe rubs hunters the right way FLIP PUTTHOFF NWA Democrat-Gazette The coffee is

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December 19, 2019

Game and Fish offers free cookbook download

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering a free download of the Game and

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December 14, 2019

Missouri reports youth deer harvest

By Missouri Dept. of Conservation Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of

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December 14, 2019

Venison soup tasty alternative

Arkansas Game and Fish There’s nothing wrong with chili, tacos and spaghetti, but

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  • NWA Fishing Report

    January 16, 2020 Comments Off on NWA Fishing Report Fishing, Fishing Report

    Beaver Lake Fishing is good for black bass, striped bass and crappie. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said black bass are prowling shallow water. Try Alabama rigs, jerk baits, crawdad-colored crank baits or jig and pigs. Striped bass fishing is good with shad or brood minnows. The catching is good in

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