Billy Vanderbilt was fishing with guide Mark Crawford on the Spring River when he caught this smallmouth bass using an olive Woolly Bugger. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
Ed Darling of Hope caught this nice brown trout near Shipps Ferry on the White River in north Arkansas on Sunday. Photo provided by Ed Darling.
One of guide Mark Crawford's clients and good friend, Alberto, displays his smallmouth bass he caught recently on the Spring River using a sculpin head fly. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
This young angler from north Arkansas, whose first name is Peyton, was the winner of a drawing held at the Youth Fishing Derby at Jim Hinkle State Trout Hatchery in June, and recently got to enjoy the prize, a trout fishing trip with guide Mark Crawford. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
LITTLE ROCK – Hunters will have many public options in their quest for dove when the season opens Sunday, Sept. 1. More than 80 dove fields across 21 wildlife management areas will host dove-hunting opportunities free for the public.
Another happy angler landed a rainbow trout last week in the cool tailwater of north Arkansas.
BENTONVILLE – If hunter education has a “decathlon,” it’s the Youth Hunter Education Challenge, a National Rifle Association-sponsored competition involving clubs and individuals from coast to coast in outdoors-related disciplines.