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Outdoors: NWA fishing report

Subscriber onlyBeaver Lake: Winter weather has kept fishing activity to a minimum this week. Continue reading...

Outdoors: Hike to Hawksbill Crag offers lunch with a view

Subscriber onlyOne of Northwest Arkansas' top lunch spots comes with a fabulous view, but there are no tables or chairs, no kitchen or wait staff. Continue reading...

Outdoors: Trout anglers think outside the park at Roaring River

Subscriber onlyFishing earlobe to earlobe with family and friends is part of the fishing party that takes place every March 1 when catch-and-keep trout season opens at Roaring River State Park. Continue reading...

Outdoors: Off-road riders explore new trails at Rogers' Lake Atalanta

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- For a trail that's not open yet, the loop around Lake Atalanta gets plenty of traffic. Continue reading...

List of celebrations growing to mark Game & Fish 100 years

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Game & Fish Commission is having one of those birthdays that ends in zero. Not just one zero, but two. Continue reading...

Quirky lure puts bite on wintertime bass

The fishing lure with a funny name is serious business when it comes to catching bass at Beaver Lake during winter. Continue reading...

White-tails get best of hard-luck archers at deer camp

Camp lives up to name

Archery season is winding down and we'll soon be calling it a season at Camp See No Deer, the little woodlot where a few of us have permission to bowhunt. Continue reading...

No grown-ups allowed

Youngsters do the shooting on youth waterfowl weekend

The boys had the bragging rights on Saturday, out-shooting their dads big time in the duck blind. Continue reading...

Birds at the branch

Birds outnumber people at any Army Corps of Engineers park at Beaver Lake during winter. That's one reason the Northwest Arkansas Audubon Society to host a field trip at the lake at least once each winter. Continue reading...

No chill for trout

Rainbows eager to bite on White River float trip

About the time winter slows the catching of warm-water fish, trout bite with more enthusiasm than most anglers show for getting out and catching them. Continue reading...

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Russ Tonkinson fishes for trout Jan. 30 at Roaring River downstream from the boundary of Roaring Riv...

Russ Tonkinson fishes for trout Jan. 30 at Roaring River downstream from the boundary of Roaring River State Park. Trout can be ca...

Published: February 26, 2015

Trout fishing is no walk in the park on remote stretches of Roaring River. Russ Tonkinson bushwhacks...

Trout fishing is no walk in the park on remote stretches of Roaring River. Russ Tonkinson bushwhacks his way to a promising spot d...

Published: February 26, 2015

A trek to Hawksbill Crag makes for a great hike and a fine spot for a picnic lunch.

A trek to Hawksbill Crag makes for a great hike and a fine spot for a picnic lunch.

Published: February 26, 2015

The hike to Hawksbill Crag on Feb. 6 reveals stunning views of the Buffalo River wilderness.

The hike to Hawksbill Crag on Feb. 6 reveals stunning views of the Buffalo River wilderness.

Published: February 26, 2015

Lingle students Josie Stitt (from left), Kelsey Byrd, Reid Renfrow, Arianna Arriola and Abigail Papp...

Lingle students Josie Stitt (from left), Kelsey Byrd, Reid Renfrow, Arianna Arriola and Abigail Pappas tell classmates Tuesday how...

Published: February 25, 2015

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