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Tri-Lakes OutdoorsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Sun March 1, 2015
Hunters watch for the golden eyes of raccoons at night.
When night falls
Raccoon hunting in Arkansas dates back to the time of the earliest Native Americans. In recent decades, however, the sport seems to have fallen out of vogue. That’s a shame because raccoons are more common now than ever, and skyrocketing populations are causing problems such as the spread of rabies and the decline of ground-nesting birds that hunting raccoons could help resolve. Becoming a raccoon hunter requires an extra measure of ded... READ MORE
If your family is like thousands of others throughout Arkansas, you probably have several bird feeders in your yard. We have many types on our 2 1/2 acres, including thistle feeders, hummingbird feeders, tube feeders, platform feeders, metal feeders and wooden feeders. Suet, sunflower seeds and thistle seeds are the main foods we put out for the woodland birds that usually visit, but over the years, we’ve also come to enjoy preparing sp...