River Valley Outdoors

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 17, 2019

Down in the dumps: How to find rabbits in Arkansas

When I first saw the cottontail, its head was sticking out of the burner on the kitchen stove. But almost as soon as it appeared, it withdrew into the stove again, disappearing like a rabbit in a magician’s hat trick. “There’s a rabbit in that stove,” I told my hunting partner. “Sure,” he said. “And I’ve got a bear in my back pocket.” “I’m not kidding,” I responded. “Get your gun ready, and watch the hole where they pulled the burner ou... READ MORE

Winter is a good time to watch for Arkansas furbearers By KEITH SUTTON

My job requires me to drive thousands of miles in Arkansas each year. To stay alert while traveling from one place to another, I spend a lot of time watching for wildlife along the roadways.