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Outdoors: 'I brake for squirrels' the saying this spring

Subscriber onlyKeep a careful extra eye on the road when you take a drive out in the country this spring. The squirrels are being extra "squirrely." Continue reading...

Outdoors: Hard-Fighting White Bass On Run at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyThere's no use trying to catch your limit of white bass at Beaver Lake. Don't even try. Continue reading...

Authorities search for missing person at Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyA search is under way at Beaver Lake for a missing person. Continue reading...

March Is Walleye Time At Beaver Lake

Subscriber onlyEditor's note: Walleye and white bass are the first fish out of the starting blocks when spring fishing starts at Beaver Lake. This week we'll explore the ways of walleye and how to catch them. Next week, we'll look at white bass. Continue reading...

Trail is students' outdoor classroom at Hobbs State Park

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- People who like to hike, camp, fish and hunt are known to say there's a lifetime of things to do outdoors within two hours of every Northwest Arkansas home. Teenagers find this out early. Continue reading...

Fayetteville to Rogers ride covers new stretch of Razorback Greenway

Subscriber onlyBikers, hikers and kids on trikes have traveled bits and pieces of the Razorback Greenway for years. Now, it's possible to travel all of the Greenway between Fayetteville and Lake Bella Vista. Continue reading...

Outdoors: State record paddlefish caught on Beaver Lake trolling trip

Subscriber onlyJessie Wilkes hoped to catch some keeper-sized walleye when he and his buddy, Richard Wynne, went fishing at Beaver Lake on Monday. Instead, Wilkes caught a 105-pound paddlefish that broke the Arkansas state record. Continue reading...

Outdoors: NWA fishing report

Subscriber onlyBeaver Lake: Winter weather has kept fishing activity to a minimum this week. Continue reading...

Outdoors: Hike to Hawksbill Crag offers lunch with a view

Subscriber onlyOne of Northwest Arkansas' top lunch spots comes with a fabulous view, but there are no tables or chairs, no kitchen or wait staff. Continue reading...

Outdoors: Trout anglers think outside the park at Roaring River

Subscriber onlyFishing earlobe to earlobe with family and friends is part of the fishing party that takes place every March 1 when catch-and-keep trout season opens at Roaring River State Park. Continue reading...

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Janet Humphrey teaches an aqua aerobics class Friday at The Jones Center in Springdale. The center r...

Janet Humphrey teaches an aqua aerobics class Friday at The Jones Center in Springdale. The center received a $250,000 from the Wa...

Published: March 14, 2015

With a frozen waterfall behind him, Jessie Wilkes of Springdale shows the 105-pound paddlefish he ca...

With a frozen waterfall behind him, Jessie Wilkes of Springdale shows the 105-pound paddlefish he caught at Beaver Lake on Monday ...

Published: March 5, 2015

Mike White catches a largemouth bass at Beaver Lake in May 2014. Several bass tournament circuits be...

Mike White catches a largemouth bass at Beaver Lake in May 2014. Several bass tournament circuits begin their seasons this month a...

Published: March 5, 2015

Kayak anglers may fish competitively in the Arkansas Kayak Anglers circuit. The group fishes small a...

Kayak anglers may fish competitively in the Arkansas Kayak Anglers circuit. The group fishes small and large lakes in the region.

Published: March 5, 2015

Russ Tonkinson fishes for trout Jan. 30 at Roaring River downstream from the boundary of Roaring Riv...

Russ Tonkinson fishes for trout Jan. 30 at Roaring River downstream from the boundary of Roaring River State Park. Trout can be ca...

Published: February 26, 2015

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