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Small fry their trophy catch

Subscriber onlyThe enthusiastic group of stream waders caught fish right and left, without a hook, fishing rod or bait among them. Continue reading...

Scenery worth climbs on multiuse trail at Hobbs Park

Scenery worth climbs on Hobbs trail

Subscriber onlyIf the Bashore Ridge Loop is the bunny slope for mountain bikers at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, the War Eagle Valley Loop is the next step up. Continue reading...

Applications sought for master naturalist program

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas master naturalists are accepting applications for the 2017 training classes. Continue reading...

Feral hog hunts illegal on many public lands

Subscriber onlyLITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission prohibits hunting wild hogs on wildlife management areas it controls in an effort to eradicate them. Continue reading...

Author Tim Ernst touts fall hikes

Subscriber onlyHiking is an awe inspiring way to experience the beauty of Arkansas in the fall, said Tim Ernst, a wilderness photographer and author of many guidebooks about hiking in Arkansas. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBlack bass fishing with top-water lures has improved, reports James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers. Continue reading...

Briefly

Subscriber onlyHill ‘N Dale group sets two hikes Continue reading...

South Dakota pheasants

Arkansans convene for a storybook shotgunning adventure

Subscriber onlyGREGORY, S.D. -- I awoke to the cackling of a ringneck pheasant Sept. 16, a sound that presaged three glorious days of picture-book quality hunting. 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...

Gator hunt thrills Roland sportsman

Subscriber onlyLance Williams of Roland has enjoyed some memorable deer hunts in Arkansas, but none compared to his first alligator hunt Friday near Mineral Springs. Continue reading...

Fishing this week

Subscriber onlyHOT SPOTS 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...

Lake treasures worth loot in shoreline cleanup

Subscriber onlyA treasure hunt takes place at Beaver Lake this Saturday, an event that is cleverly disguised as the lake's annual cleanup. Continue reading...

Nature center hosts family day

Subscriber onlyFORT SMITH -- The eighth annual Fab Five Challenge at Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center on Saturday focuses on five outdoor skills for youth. Continue reading...

Contest focuses on mountain bikes

Subscriber onlyJunior and senior high school students across Arkansas have the opportunity this fall to take part in a writing contest that will promote mountain biking tourism. Continue reading...

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