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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: 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...

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: Off-road riders explore new trails at Rogers' Lake Atalanta

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- For a trail that's not open yet, the loop around Lake Atalanta gets plenty of traffic. Continue reading...

List of celebrations growing to mark Game & Fish 100 years

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Game & Fish Commission is having one of those birthdays that ends in zero. Not just one zero, but two. Continue reading...

Quirky lure puts bite on wintertime bass

The fishing lure with a funny name is serious business when it comes to catching bass at Beaver Lake during winter. Continue reading...

White-tails get best of hard-luck archers at deer camp

Camp lives up to name

Archery season is winding down and we'll soon be calling it a season at Camp See No Deer, the little woodlot where a few of us have permission to bowhunt. Continue reading...

No grown-ups allowed

Youngsters do the shooting on youth waterfowl weekend

The boys had the bragging rights on Saturday, out-shooting their dads big time in the duck blind. Continue reading...

Birds at the branch

Birds outnumber people at any Army Corps of Engineers park at Beaver Lake during winter. That's one reason the Northwest Arkansas Audubon Society to host a field trip at the lake at least once each winter. Continue reading...

No chill for trout

Rainbows eager to bite on White River float trip

About the time winter slows the catching of warm-water fish, trout bite with more enthusiasm than most anglers show for getting out and catching them. Continue reading...

Duo follows Beaver Lake CD with songs about Buffalo

A dozen songs by musicians Kelly and Donna Mulhollan have raised awareness of the need to take care of Beaver Lake, the duo says. Their next project hopes to do the same for the Buffalo National River. Continue reading...

January shaping up as one of the best for eagle cruise

Subscriber onlyThis may be the best winter yet for seeing bald eagles soaring high over Beaver Lake or roosting in shoreline trees, as if posing for a picture. Continue reading...

Corps takes annual bald-eagle count at Beaver Lake

Bald eagles are just one reason to get up from a comfy rocker by the hearth and bundle up for a wintertime boat ride on Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

Polar Bear Tournament Starts New Year At Beaver Lake

Conditions on New Year's Day so cold they would please a polar bear didn't rattle the teeth of 60 or so anglers who bundled up for the annual Polar Bear Memorial Bass Tournament at Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

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