It’s Free Fishing Weekend

Want to try fishing and see how you like it before you spend the money to buy a license? Then grab a fishing rod and head to your nearest lake or stream this weekend. By special proclamation of Gov. Asa

World Championship of Bass Fishing Hits Hot Springs in August!

Hot Springs will soon be the scene of the world championships of bass fishing! The 2015 Forrest Wood Cup is slated for August 20-23 on Lake Ouachita. The tournament will draw in 50 of the world’s best bass-fishing pros and

Arkansas Adventure Fishermen Make Memories

Since 2009, a group of guys from Louisiana has been traveling annually to the White River below Bull Shoals Dam in north-central Arkansas. They have turned the week-long trip into more than a leisure vacation, giving the event a name,

Cherokee Village Celebrates 60 Years

How do you celebrate a Diamond Jubilee? Cherokee Village does it with a Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt and three days of activities to show off its resort and retirement community. Cherokee Village was Arkansas’s first planned recreational community,

Fishing Back on Track at White Oak Lake State Park

Fishing is back at White Oak Lake State Park. And the potential yield for those hoping to make a big catch has never looked better. In 2012, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission drained Lower White Oak Lake to repair

Fishing Fun in May

May is a great time to get the kids, grab a fishing pole and head to the water. Three of the Arkansas State Parks in the Arkansas Delta are hosting special fishing events this month just for the youngsters. Lake

Connect with Nature at Moro Bay State Park

Known as a fishing and water sport hot spot, Moro Bay State Park is the only Arkansas state park on the lower Ouachita River. “Moro Bay is a smaller park in a less populated area of the state that many

Experience the Outdoors…Indoors!

January may not be the best time to play in the outdoors…but you can experience some of Arkansas’s great natural attractions indoors at two amazing Arkansas Game and Fish Nature Centers in eastern Arkansas! The Delta Rivers Nature Center in

Fall Fishing on the Ouachita River

Though fishing in Arkansas is available year-round, fall is a beautiful time to cast a line and enjoy the favorable temperatures and colorful fall foliage of the season. The Ouachita River has long been a lure to anglers due to

Fly Tying and other Very Ento-resting Programs at Hobbs

In addition to great trails for mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers offers great programs that span a variety of interests. If you like insects or fly fishing, take a look at these two