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NWA fishing report

Subscriber onlyBeaver Lake: Crappie fishing is good on the south half of the lake. Some anglers report catching limits. Continue reading...

Rain improves outlook for walleye, white bass

Subscriber onlyA little rain can bring an attitude adjustment for anglers looking forward to catching walleye and white bass during their spawning runs. Continue reading...

Bikers, hikers fond of soft-surface trail at Lake Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyA long journey starts with a first step. A first mountain bike ride begins with that first push of the pedals. Continue reading...

Hunter enjoys friend, retriever and ducks on hunts at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyRussell Gardner is up way before the crack of yawn when it's time to hunt ducks at Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

State park hosts a party under the stars

Subscriber onlySo here comes the weekend and folks are looking for a little nightlife. There's plenty of excitement after dark when the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society sets up their telescopes during astronomy nights at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. Continue reading...

Harvest of hunt brings venison feasts to family table

Subscriber onlyWith another near record deer harvest almost in the books, families around the state are enjoying tasty and healthful venison dishes. Continue reading...

360° PHOTO, VIDEO: Trails guide Ozark hikers to great heights

Three hikes lead to vistas

Subscriber onlyFavorite hikes in the Ozarks include treks to scenic overlooks with stunning views high above the forest where hawks, eagles and vultures sometimes soar below explorers, not above. Continue reading...

High school anglers learn lessons at lakes

Subscriber onlyThese high school students can't wait to buckle down and do their homework. Continue reading...

Journal brings outdoor adventures back to life

Subscriber onlyThere's been some good fireside reading this winter with words and pictures from some long-distance float trips bringing those adventures back to life. Continue reading...

Anglers enjoy high water float on White River below Beaver Dam

Subscriber onlyChoices for wintertime float trips are limited, but one waterway is dependable in any season. Continue reading...

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The soft-surface loop trail around Lake Fayetteville is ideal for riders new to mountain biking, but...

The soft-surface loop trail around Lake Fayetteville is ideal for riders new to mountain biking, but offers a nice time for experi...

Published: February 21, 2017

The soft trail around Lake Fayetteville loops near the Mulhollan waterfowl viewing blind. The lake i...

The soft trail around Lake Fayetteville loops near the Mulhollan waterfowl viewing blind. The lake is home to all kinds of migrati...

Published: February 21, 2017

A skills loop is now part of the soft trail at Lake Fayetteville. Pack bumps over boulders during a ...

A skills loop is now part of the soft trail at Lake Fayetteville. Pack bumps over boulders during a ride around the lake.

Published: February 21, 2017

Anglers look forward to the late winter walleye spawning run from Beaver Lake up the White River. Ra...

Anglers look forward to the late winter walleye spawning run from Beaver Lake up the White River. Rain last week has improved cond...

Published: February 21, 2017

Rain last week has improved the white bass spawning run from Beaver Lake up the White River.

Rain last week has improved the white bass spawning run from Beaver Lake up the White River.

Published: February 21, 2017

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