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Pond boosts crappie numbers at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyWith the twist of a crank, the crappie population at Beaver Lake increased by 50,000. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE Continue reading...

Hikers dehydrate home-cooked meals

Subscriber onlyWhen she sets up camp at the end of a long day of hiking in the Rocky Mountains, the last thing Renee Botta wants to do is cook. So she doesn’t. Continue reading...

Navigating skills help hikers where technology fails

Subscriber onlyNavigating is a use-it-or-lose-it skill and one that few hikers, cyclists or walkers employ anymore because of their increased dependence on GPS units, Garmin computers, Google Earth and similar technologies. Continue reading...

State parks offer birding opportunities

Subscriber onlyArkansas’ mild climate and variety of habitats makes it a well-known destination to watch birds. Continue reading...

Partnership’s goal is to aid butterfly

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will join its partners in the Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership at the 2017 Monarch and Pollinator Summit on Thursday at Pulaski Technical College in North Little Rock. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyHikes will visit Buffalo, Bella Vista Continue reading...

Hunt, 34, conquers obstacles

Subscriber onlyWILLIAMS JUNCTION -- Two significant milestones were within reach. Continue reading...

Alabama company buys majority stake in BASS

Subscriber onlyThe Bass Angler Sportsman Society (BASS) announced Wednesday that Anderson Media is the organization's new majority owner. Continue reading...

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Guide promises, delivers fish-catching adventure

Subscriber onlyMOUNT IDA -- Fishing guides usually downplay expectations so clients won't blame them when fish won't bite. Continue reading...

Outdoors 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...

Show your deer rifle some love

Subscriber onlyYou kill plenty of deer with your old rifle, so is there any real benefit to upgrading the trigger and bedding the action? Continue reading...

Fishing Hot Spots

Subscriber onlyLAKE HAMILTON Largemouth bass and spotted bass have started their annual shad binge, and the fishing is excellent. Both species can be found on most secondary points of the main channel in 8-20 feet of water. Bass are feeding heavily on these points for shad. Secondary points can be docks, grass, outcroppings and flats. The best way to locate fish is to reel or "burn" a shad-colored or chrome Rat-L-Trap as fast as possible in these areas. Do not be surprised by seeing three or more bass chasing or hitting the bait the whole way in. Switch to a swim jig or weighted swimbait to entice bigger fish. Continue reading...

State fishing report

Subscriber only CENTRAL;BASS;BREAM;CATFISH;CRAPPIE Continue reading...

Solunar Tables

Subscriber onlySolunar tables Continue reading...