Arkansas's waterfowl season opens Saturday, Nov. 17, and many of the public hunting grounds have plenty of water, quite a change from a year ago.
The largemouth bass bite is reported to be excellent in Lake Dardanelle, and crappie fishing is good to great in many large state lakes.
North-central Arkansas in all its fall glory is evident to a trout anglers on the Little Red River last week. Photo provided by David Scott.
Even though water conditions are low, rainbows are biting in the tailwater below Beaver Lake dam. Photo provided by Austin Kennedy.
LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to federal money through the Pittman-Robertson Act, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been able to add nearly 6,000 acres to its wildlife management system in time for the 2018 hunting seasons and for other recreational use.
LITTLE ROCK – One of the new projects of Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry is bringing snack sticks of deer meat and pork to thousands of young students and several of the state’s schools. Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners learned about it last week and found it worthy enough to contribute grant money totaling $100,000 over the next four years to help the endeavor.
Mike Goodman of Overland Park, Kansas, went out Oct. 11 on Beaver Lake and, for his first fish and first-ever striper, hooked this 38-pounder. Photo provided by Mike Bailey.