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NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE Striped bass are on the prowl on the south end of the lake. Continue reading...

Event takes riders down forgotten U.S. 71

Subscriber onlySure there are kicks on Route 66, but dozens of bike riders had their fun on U.S. 71 during the annual Highway 71 Classic bicycle ride. Continue reading...

Rainy days call for treks to waterfalls

Subscriber onlyThe silver lining after a heavy rain is the gorgeous waterfalls that pour from rocky nooks and high cliffs across the Ozarks. Continue reading...

Ride on reroute reminder of spring along Razorback Greenway

Subscriber onlyOn the calendar of the mind, March 1 can be the first day of spring. Big deal if it's not the official start, but it's springtime nonetheless with daffodils blooming, birds singing and grass getting green. Continue reading...

Bass, anglers like it hot at Swepco Lake

Subscriber onlyAnglers get themselves in hot water whenever they cast a line at Swepco Lake, a waterway that's hot-tub warm all winter long. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE Crappie fishing is good on the south end of the lake. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said minnows are working better than jigs. Fish eight to 12 feet deep around standing timber, brush piles and docks. A good jig color is black body and chartreuse tail. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBlack bass, striped bass and crappie are biting at Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

Gulls above mean fish below at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyTo find the fish, look above the water, not below. Seagulls are nature's fish locator when it comes to catching fish at Beaver Lake and other big Ozark reservoirs where schools of threadfin shad dwell. Continue reading...

New look for wildlife trail

Subscriber onlySoaring bald eagles, colorful butterflies and wildflowers are the attractions at the Eagle Watch Nature Trail west of Gentry. Now, there's even more to see along the level, one-half mile path through meadows and forest near Swepco Lake. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE Fishing is good for striped bass and crappie on the south end of Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

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Macie Davis, 7, delights in “being a unicorn” Tuesday during an art project at Adventure Club spring...

Macie Davis, 7, delights in “being a unicorn” Tuesday during an art project at Adventure Club spring break camp at Elm Tree Elemen...

Published: March 23, 2017

Shannon Brown, a teacher at Adventure Club spring break camp, plays a game with students Tuesday to ...

Shannon Brown, a teacher at Adventure Club spring break camp, plays a game with students Tuesday to see how many dice they can bal...

Published: March 23, 2017

Mark Thomas of Fayetteville checks in with Tiffany Dixon at Wilson Park in south Fayetteville.

Mark Thomas of Fayetteville checks in with Tiffany Dixon at Wilson Park in south Fayetteville.

Published: March 21, 2017

A rider reaches the summit of Mount Gaylor near Winslow. The 71-mile route of the Highway 71 Classic...

A rider reaches the summit of Mount Gaylor near Winslow. The 71-mile route of the Highway 71 Classic involves two climbs up the mo...

Published: March 21, 2017

A pack of riders heads south between West Fork and Winslow on U.S. 71. The highway is popular for bi...

A pack of riders heads south between West Fork and Winslow on U.S. 71. The highway is popular for biking now that most traffic is ...

Published: March 21, 2017

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