Try for an elk permit at Buffalo River Festival
JASPER – If you missed out in the month of May on applying for an Arkansas elk hunting permit, the door is not closed. You can apply during the Buffalo River Elk Festival at Jasper on Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29.
Cook’s Lake class to teach canoeing basics for adults
CASSCOE – A three-hour course on Saturday, July 20, will give adults an opportunity to learn the basics of canoeing.
Steep and rugged Devil’s Eyebrow is a new facility
GATEWAY – Devil’s Eyebrow. That name alone draws instant interest in Arkansas’s newest natural area and wildlife management area.
AGFC stocks more than 1.2 million fish during May
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked more than 1.2 million fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during May, according to Mark Oliver, chief of the Fisheries Division. The total stocking of fish weighed more than 127,000 pounds.
Retired trainer lands $500 walleye in Hot Springs fishing challenge
HOT SPRINGS – The second time proved the charm for retired horse trainer Carlos Nanez. He landed a $500 walleye in the 2013 $60,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge.