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Keep fishing easy for beginners

Subscriber onlySometimes we get so enthralled with the latest and most advanced fish catching techniques, we disservice novice and beginning anglers. Continue reading...

Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyHOT SPOTS LITTLE MAUMELLE RIVER Fishing is fair for crappie to excellent for bream, bass and catfish in shallow areas. Worms and crickets have been big hits with bream, while spinnerbaits and crankbaits were working well for bass and chicken liver was drawing the catfish. Crappie fishing was only fair as the crappie were spawning near the banks; minnows in shallow water worked best. Continue reading...

Calendar

Subscriber onlyNOTE For additions to this calendar, fax the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette at (501) 378-3869. Information on events also may be emailed to bhendricks@arkansasonline.com Continue reading...

NWA fishing report

Subscriber onlyBeaver Lake: Crappie and striped bass are biting on the south end of the lake. Continue reading...

Redhorse sucker a new record for Missouri

Subscriber onlyDan Schmitz of Jefferson City, Mo., became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he hooked a river redhorse sucker on Tavern Creek using a rod and reel. Continue reading...

Purchase adds to Cache River refuge

Subscriber onlyThe Cache River National Wildlife Refuge will be able to protect and restore an additional 978 acres of critical wetland habitat near Hazen, thanks to a $1 million grant administered through the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. Continue reading...

Fossil Flats Trail a trek through history at Devil's Den

Subscriber onlyMountain bikers and hikers get a healthy dose of fresh air and exercise circling the 5.5-mile Fossil Flats Trail at Devil's Den State Park near Winslow. They can also step back in time. Way, way back. Continue reading...

Briefly

Subscriber onlyTrout group to teach fishing Continue reading...

Mixed catch from lake a pleasant surprise

Subscriber onlyWord from the water is that the fishing at Beaver Lake is better this spring than it has been in years. If it has fins and a mouth, there’s a good chance it’ll put a bend in your fishing pole. Continue reading...

Bagging Arkansas gobbler sets happy tone for year

Subscriber onlyWhenever I kill a wild turkey in Arkansas, everything is right for the rest of the year. Continue reading...

Calendar

Subscriber onlyNOTE For additions to this calendar, fax the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette at (501) 378-3869. Information on events also may be emailed to bhendricks@arkansasonline.com Continue reading...

Madison County turkey

Redemption smiles at end of classic hunt

Subscriber onlyMADISON COUNTY WMA -- Of all the turkeys I've tagged in my life, the gobbler I killed Monday meant the most. Continue reading...

Bella Vista team wins at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyJustin McClelland and Mike Hubbard, both of Bella Vista, won the Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce Buddy Bass Tournament held Saturday at Beaver Lake with six bass that weighed 18.99 pounds. Their prize is a fully-rigged Bass Tracker boat, outboard and trailer. Continue reading...

Arkansas elk hunting season will continue despite wasting disease

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission plans to continue with the state's annual elk hunting season despite the presence of chronic wasting disease found in some elk. Continue reading...

Lasers key for handgun accuracy

Subscriber onlyIf you use handguns for hunting, target shooting or defense, laser sights are as indispensable as telescopic sights are for hunting rifles. Continue reading...

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