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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...

Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyHOT SPOTS LAKE CONWAY Bream are excellent on worms and crickets in 18 inches of water along the shoreline. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs fished around cypress trees in 6 feet of water. 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...

More deer test positive for disease

Subscriber onlyTwo more white-tailed deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission confirmed Monday, including one found more than 40 miles outside the AGFC's original sampling area. Continue reading...

Chronic wasting disease cases found outside original zone

Subscriber onlyTwo more white-tailed deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission confirmed Monday, including one found more than 40 miles outside the AGFC's original sampling area. Continue reading...

Turkey hunters survive close call

Subscriber onlyAbout six inches separated one turkey hunter from a possible shooting April 16 in a northeast Arkansas pasture. Continue reading...

Fame and fishing lures rewards of fish-story contest

Subscriber onlyWord from the water is that fishing is as good this spring as it's been in years. That bodes well for a bumper crop of fish stories this year for the annual Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette fish story contest, which starts today. Continue reading...

White bass run is a freezer-filling fishing party

Subscriber onlyAh, April in Arkansas. The turkeys are gobbling, mushrooms are popping and the white bass are running. Continue reading...

Arkansan sets world cyclist record

Subscriber onlyKurt Searvogel, who lives and works in Sheridan, became the new record holder in January for the high mileage record, which included riding the most miles in a single year. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE - Fishing is excellent for black bass, crappie and striped bass, reports John Newlun at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers. Continue reading...

Briefly

Subscriber onlyHike explores Ozark Highlands Trail Continue reading...

Unyielding Tharp earns $100k prize

Subscriber onlyRandall Tharp held on to his lead from Saturday and won the Bassmaster Elite on Sunday at Bull Shoals/Norfork. Continue reading...

State hunters play big role in controlling CWD

Subscriber onlyInitial sampling of chronic wasting disease in north Arkansas is finished, and while the news is bad, it's not doom. Continue reading...

Turkey totals similar

Techniques can seal the deal on wary gobblers

Subscriber onlySix days into the season, hunters have killed slightly more turkeys than they did at the same time in the 2015 season. Continue reading...

Notes

Subscriber onlyArkansas wins regional BASS title GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Arkansas overcame a 30-pound deficit to win the state bass fishing title at the BASS Nation Central Regional tournament at Lake Guntersville. Continue reading...

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