TriLakes Extra October 2015READ ONLINE
Tri-Lakes OutdoorsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu November 26, 2015
Sometimes the simplest things create joyful memories, like a snow-white catfish caught on a snowy Thanksgiving Day.
A catfish for Thanksgiving
I can only remember a few times during my 59 years that it has snowed in Arkansas on Thanksgiving Day. One day in particular sticks in my mind. It was freezing outside, and when I awoke and walked outdoors, snowflakes were falling. Such an event normally would have excited me, but not this time. Despite it being a holiday, despite the beautiful snowfall that soon covered the landscape, I was feeling down in the dumps. I had recently got... READ MORE
Arkansas’ duck season opened Saturday, and contemplating the season ahead has led to me reminiscing about a place a friend and I often hunted when we were teenagers.
Autumn fishing frustrates many Arkansas crappie anglers. During fall, these beloved panfish are often scattered and hard to find. Crappie may be deep one day, shallow the next and suspended at middepths the next. Fish may feed ravenously in the morning and get a bad case of lockjaw in the afternoon.