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Fishing conditions go from bad to worse

Subscriber onlyFishing conditions were bad enough Thursday and Friday with high water and debris. Heavy rain and lightning, as if Zeus himself was throwing the bolts, added to the challenge on Saturday. Continue reading...

FLW Notebook: Rising water puts squeeze on FLW catches

Subscriber onlyConditions keep catch rates low Continue reading...

High water deals tough hand to FLW anglers

Subscriber onlyHigh water, tough fishing Continue reading...

FLW Tour anglers ready for tournament

Subscriber onlyThe national spotlight for tournament fishing is on Beaver Lake this week, site of the annual Walmart FLW Tour bass competition that begins at 6:30 a.m. today. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyCrappie are biting on all areas of the lake. John Newlun at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said crappie are shallow and deep, from 2 to 12 feet deep. Use minnows or jigs along gravel banks with some stick-ups and timber. Continue reading...

Once around the pond

Subscriber onlyFinned, furry and feathered wildlife all have a home at the Beaver Lake Nursery Pond where crappie, walleye, largemouth bass and other fish are raised for stocking into the lake. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

Subscriber onlyBEAVER LAKE The crappie spawn is on. Crappie are moving into shallow water and are on spawning beds. Continue reading...

More cabins being built at Devil's Den

Subscriber onlyCabins are in high demand at Devil's Den State Park, so more cabins are being built at the scenic park west of Winslow. Continue reading...

Spring waterfalls come alive along Mulberry River

Subscriber onlyVisitors can pick their favorite option from the many ways available to enjoy the Mulberry River. Continue reading...

NWA Fishing Report

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Bill Taylor (left), tournament director, congratulates Charley Slaton of Valliant, Okla., on his co-...

Bill Taylor (left), tournament director, congratulates Charley Slaton of Valliant, Okla., on his co-angler division win Friday at ...

Published: April 29, 2017

Steve Sizemore (right), formerly of Rogers who now works for FLW Outdoors in Benton, Ky., helps angl...

Steve Sizemore (right), formerly of Rogers who now works for FLW Outdoors in Benton, Ky., helps anglers Thursday get their bass re...

Published: April 28, 2017

The Beaver Lake Nursery Pond, where the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission raises fish, is a haven fo...

The Beaver Lake Nursery Pond, where the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission raises fish, is a haven for bird watching, nature study ...

Published: April 25, 2017

Ken Leonard of Bentonville, a Northwest Arkansas master naturalist, inspects one of several bluebird...

Ken Leonard of Bentonville, a Northwest Arkansas master naturalist, inspects one of several bluebird houses around the nursery pon...

Published: April 25, 2017

Joe Neal (from left), David Oakley and Terry Stanfill explore a pine grove at the nursery pond. The ...

Joe Neal (from left), David Oakley and Terry Stanfill explore a pine grove at the nursery pond. The one-mile walk around the pond ...

Published: April 25, 2017

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