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Jigging Spoons Bring Mixed-Bag Catch At Beaver Lake

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Secchi Day Gives Water-Clarity Snapshot

Subscriber onlyTeams of volunteers who headed out on Beaver Lake for the annual Secchi Day on Saturday were on a mission of citizen science. That is, to measure the reservoir's water clarity from one end to the other as they do each August. Continue reading...

Great River Rumble Explores Wisconsin, Mississippi Rivers

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: Five Northwest Arkansans were among the paddlers on the 2014 Great River Rumble canoe and kayak trip that covered 111 miles on the Wisconsin and Mississippi rivers. The trip began July 27 at Prairie du Sac, Wis., on the Wisconsin River and ended Aug. 2 in Guttenberg, Iowa on the Mississippi. Flip Putthoff, outdoors editor, was among 150 paddlers on the trip. Here are excerpts from a journal he kept along the way. Continue reading...

Builder's Boats Are Floating Works Of Art

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Region Has Forest Of Arkansas Champion Trees

Subscriber onlyJulius and Irene Russell can take their lawn chairs and sit in the shade of their champion slippery elm tree. Later, they can stroll across the yard and shun the sun under their impressive black walnut tree, another Arkansas champion tree. Continue reading...

Trout Unlimited Launches Projects, Increases Membership

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Bella Vista Hunter's Bear Makes Pope & Young Book

Subscriber onlyThe black bear that Chad Sharp of Bella Vista shot with his bow was so big it took a winch, a four-wheeler and a bunch of his buddies to muscle the 500-pound bruin on to a trailer. Continue reading...

Look Down Under

Subscriber onlyThe underwater world at Beaver Lake is quiet, beautiful, full of life. It's a realm that's being enjoyed more and more thanks to guided snorkeling trips offered this summer by Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Continue reading...

Route Goes From Rural To Urban On Fayetteville Trail

Subscriber onlyWhite-tail deer munch tender shoots in a forest, looking up from their snack at a bevy of bicycle riders whizzing by. Continue reading...

Canoeing, Camping Superb On Missouri's Current River

Subscriber onlyEditor's Note: The Current River in Southeast Missouri is one of the most spring-fed streams in the world and one of the most beautiful in the Ozarks. Flip Putthoff, outdoors editor, took a six-day solo canoe float May 5-10 of all 125 miles of the Current River that are in the Ozarks. The trip was from Montauk State Park to Doniphan, Mo. After Doniphan, the stream leaves the Ozarks and enters the flatlands. Here are excerpts from a journal he kept along the way. Continue reading...

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