posted: 05/23/2013 4:05 a.m.
Against the wishes of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and anglers in north Arkansas, the Missouri Department of Conservation will stock striped bass in Bull Shoals lake.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:15 a.m.
As if we didn’t have enough to worry about, it seems ticks have a new way to bedevil outdoorsmen.
posted: 05/19/2013 4:13 a.m.
Bass fishing is great on both sides of Pinnacle Mountain.
posted: 05/16/2013 4:07 a.m.
Bill Rhodes of Sheridan can’t stand snakes. So great is his revulsion that he freezes around them.
posted: 05/12/2013 4:05 a.m.
Arkansas deer hunters set a record by checking 213,487 whitetails during the 2012-2013 seasons, smashing the former mark of 194,687 set in 1999.
posted: 05/12/2013 4:04 a.m.
Enjoying our gear is an important part of hunting, and the spring turkey season provided ample opportunity to put some equipment through its paces.
posted: 05/09/2013 4:16 a.m.
Getting a turkey early in the season made this one of my favorite turkey seasons.
posted: 05/05/2013 3:45 a.m.
As turkey hunts go, last weekend’s foray to the Buffalo River was memorable for mostly good reasons, none of which included turkeys.
posted: 05/05/2013 3:43 a.m.
Amazing to think a place this wild and remote exists just 20 minutes from downtown Little Rock.
posted: 05/02/2013 4:02 a.m.
Thanks to Stephen Browning of Hot Springs, Arkansas will continue its record streak of having an angler in the Bassmaster Classic.
posted: 04/28/2013 3:15 a.m.
We know spring is officially here now that we’ve pulled the first tick from our overalls.
posted: 04/28/2013 3:14 a.m.
If I could blueprint a perfect day, it would go something like this.
posted: 04/25/2013 3:48 a.m.
One segment of the gun industry isn’t experiencing ammunition shortages.
posted: 04/23/2013 3:33 a.m.
LAKEVIEW — Right now, Jason Christie of Park Hill Okla., is the best professional bass angler in America.
posted: 04/21/2013 3:13 a.m.
A reader from Horseshoe Bend politely vented a little frustration about some of the jargon that sometimes appears in this space.
posted: 04/21/2013 3:12 a.m.
I was only 15 minutes late, but George Cochran already had four keeper bass in the live well when I arrived at the ramp.
posted: 04/19/2013 3:35 a.m.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved dates and regulations Thursday for the 2013-2014 hunting seasons, with modern gun deer season in most of the state’s 24 zones running at least 23 days, Nov. 9 through Dec. 1.
posted: 04/18/2013 3:59 a.m.
Arkansas will host its second major professional bass tournament in two weeks when the Bassmaster Elite Series visits Bull Shoals Lake today through Sunday near Flippin.
posted: 04/15/2013 3:30 a.m.
Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., caught small bass Sunday, but they were big enough to win the FLW Wal-Mart Open and $125,000 at Beaver Lake.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:23 a.m.
Hunting turkeys in Alabama isn’t any easier than it is in Arkansas.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:22 a.m.
ROGERS — Only two 20-pound bass limits have graced the scales at the FLW Wal-Mart Open, and Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., caught the second one Saturday to pace the 10-man cut for the final round today on Beaver Lake.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:21 a.m.
ROGERS — With a rock-solid three-day performance, Steven Meador of Bella Vista won the co-angler championship and $25,000 at the Wal-Mart Open on Beaver Lake.
posted: 04/14/2013 3:20 a.m.
Anglers’ big bass big boost The anglers fishing in the FLW Tour Wal-Mart Open are “giving back” to Beaver Lake’s bass fishery this week.
posted: 04/13/2013 4:17 a.m.
A little stability made all the difference Friday for Brandon Coulter.
posted: 04/12/2013 4:19 a.m.
Beaver Lake was at its best during the first round of the FLW Tour bass tournament Thursday, surrendering at least one bass for each of the 320 pros and semi-pros in the field.
posted: 04/11/2013 4:09 a.m.
It’s homecoming on Beaver Lake this weekend.
posted: 04/11/2013 4:01 a.m.
While automatic federal budget cuts might affect Arkansas sportsmen in the short term, they will have no lasting effect.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:35 a.m.
When turkey season opens April 20, hunters will have genuine reasons to be optimistic.
posted: 04/07/2013 3:35 a.m.
You’ve spent a lot of money on a shotgun, choke tube and shells, but if you don’t spend some time at the range you’ll probably miss your gobbler.
posted: 04/04/2013 3:54 a.m.
Doug Hannon, 66, a pre-eminent name in bass fishing known as “The Bass Professor,” died March 28 in Florida.
posted: 03/31/2013 3:07 a.m.
This year’s spring break float on the Buffalo River was a washout.
posted: 03/31/2013 3:02 a.m.
PALARM CREEK — If the boat didn’t sink, we stood a good chance of catching fish.
posted: 03/28/2013 2:33 a.m.
I did a triple take Wednesday morning at the latest spectacle in our little corner of Hot Spring County.
posted: 03/21/2013 4:05 a.m.
Three weeks after the Bassmaster Classic, Todd Faircloth of Jasper, Texas, qualified for the 2014 Classic by winning the first Elite Series tournament of the year.
posted: 03/17/2013 2:37 a.m.
In February, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved the state’s turkey management plan for the next five years.
posted: 03/17/2013 2:36 a.m.
LAKEVIEW — Speeding up the White River when it’s 30 degrees is enough to make a man downright mad at trout.
posted: 03/14/2013 2:49 a.m.
Think of your favorite hunting and fishing equipment, and a logo often comes to mind.
posted: 03/10/2013 5:22 a.m.
It took an act of Congress, but a system is now in place to improve water quality for trout in the North Fork of the White River below Norfork Dam.
posted: 03/10/2013 5:17 a.m.
OZARK NATIONAL FOREST — As snowflakes swirled among leafless hardwoods, a cold breeze knifed through a gray hollow deep in the Piney Creeks Wildlife Management Area.
posted: 03/07/2013 3:42 a.m.
Some turkey hunters discovered this week that it occasionally pays not to follow directions.
posted: 03/03/2013 3:01 a.m.
When Ray Scott established what would eventually become BASS in 1967, he envisioned professional bass fishing attaining the same stature as professional golf and tennis.
posted: 03/03/2013 2:59 a.m.
One of the great attractions at the Bassmaster Classic is the Bassmaster Expo, where you can see all the latest items in fishing, boating and marine electronics.
posted: 02/28/2013 3:15 a.m.
From an attendance standpoint, the Bassmaster Classic that concluded Sunday in Tulsa was the second most popular ever, behind the 2009 tournament in Shreveport.
posted: 02/25/2013 3:20 a.m.
Despite a strong charge by Brandon Palaniuk, Cliff Pace of Petal, Miss., caught just enough fish to win the 43rd Bassmaster Classic Sunday at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.
posted: 02/24/2013 3:55 a.m.
Cliff Pace of Petal, Miss., separated himself from the crowd Saturday to take a commanding 7-pound lead after the second round of the Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees.
posted: 02/24/2013 3:39 a.m.
One of the great things about attending the Bassmaster Classic is you never know who you’ll meet.
posted: 02/23/2013 4:06 a.m.
Mike Iaconelli and Cliff Pace made Bassmaster Classic history Friday, forging the first-ever tie in the tournament on Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees.
posted: 02/22/2013 3:10 a.m.
Mike McClelland of Bella Vista and Mark Davis of Mount Ida will cast for the top championship in professional bass fishing this weekend at the 43rd Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees.
posted: 02/21/2013 12:50 a.m.
Over the past 10 to 12 years I have enjoyed watching state wildlife agencies do the “mountain lion” dance.
posted: 02/17/2013 2:56 a.m.
A proposed amendment to the Arkansas constitution could enable voters to elect members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.