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NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyMost anglers are getting on the water early in the morning, in the evening or at night. Summertime patterns are kicking in. Continue reading...

J.D. Fletcher boats, tackle, photos part of Ozarks fishing museum

Subscriber onlyThe late J.D. Fletcher left behind a world of memories for hundreds of floaters during his 40-plus years as a fishing guide on the Kings River and Table Rock Lake. Continue reading...

Seeking highest heights

Hiker’s quest leads to adventures coast to coast

Subscriber onlyHiking to the highest point in 44 of the 50 states has taken Doug Melton to the summits of snowy mountains and to grassy plains flat as a welcome mat. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE Crappie fishing remains good on the south half of Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

Fish-story scribe wins by a whisker

Subscriber onlyCould be the good fishing this year, or a fine prize of fishing lures, that got a record number of anglers excited about entering the 2016 Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette fish story contest. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE - Catfish are on the prowl as the water temperature warms. Continue reading...

Hiking socks latest product from Fayetteville inventor

Subscriber onlyHiking and hunting are inspirations of invention for Hugh Jarratt of Fayetteville. Continue reading...

NWA fishing report

Subscriber onlyBeaver Lake: Catfish are biting well on all areas of Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

Greenway crash proves value of helmets

Subscriber onlyIt's wise to buckle that seat belt when you get in a car and wise to strap on a helmet when you hop on a bicycle. We saw that first-hand last week during a bike crash on the Razorback Greenway. Continue reading...

Daily treks have hiker on healthy trail at Hobbs State Park

Subscriber onlyBill Mills isn't his old self after hiking nearly every day for 13 years. Continue reading...

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Barb Matthews, creator of Lew’s Ozarks Fishing Museum, shows a wooden jon boat, a restored 1975 Rang...

Barb Matthews, creator of Lew’s Ozarks Fishing Museum, shows a wooden jon boat, a restored 1975 Ranger bass boat that are part of ...

Published: June 28, 2016

Photographs and memorabilia from J.D. Fletcher’s 40-plus years as a fishing guide are on display at ...

Photographs and memorabilia from J.D. Fletcher’s 40-plus years as a fishing guide are on display at Lew’s Ozarks Fishing Museum in...

Published: June 28, 2016

Tracey Bruner of Bentonville and her dog, Godzilla, head to the start area Saturday for the Northwes...

Tracey Bruner of Bentonville and her dog, Godzilla, head to the start area Saturday for the Northwest Arkansas Dog Walk to benefit...

Published: June 26, 2016

Larry Gramling of Centeron has his dogs Yukon (left) and King Oberon get a drink Saturday before the...

Larry Gramling of Centeron has his dogs Yukon (left) and King Oberon get a drink Saturday before the start of the Northwest Arkans...

Published: June 26, 2016

Kristin Switzer and her dog lead the start Saturday at the Northwest Arkansas Dog Walk to benefit ar...

Kristin Switzer and her dog lead the start Saturday at the Northwest Arkansas Dog Walk to benefit area animal shelters. The twomil...

Published: June 26, 2016

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