Tri-Lakes Outdoors

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun January 25, 2015

The Rabbit Man

Hunter finds happiness in ‘out-of-the-way haven’

I met him in the winter of 1987. “Let’s get together this weekend and go rabbit hunting,” my friend Lewis said. “One of my clients invited us. Sounds like he has some good dogs. Says they had a good hunt yesterday.” So it was that two days later, Lewis introduced us — The Rabbit Man and me. He had no pretensions about him. “Nice meetin’ ya,” The Rabbit Man said, extending a callused hand. “Now, if we’re done with the pleasantries, maybe... READ MORE

Advanced strategies for cold-water crappie By KEITH SUTTON

Almost every Arkansas angler loves to catch a big mess of good-eating crappie. Winter provides a great time to do this. Crappie feed actively this season and often gather in large schools when the water temperature is barely above freezing.