Fire once did the work that chain saws do now to bring glades back to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area east of Rogers.
Three days of rain was a welcome event for nearly everyone during a dry spell one spring a few years back. Gardeners smiled. So did river runners who enjoy floating our mountain streams.
BEAVER LAKE Striped bass fishing is good in the Point 12 area, said Mike Whitehouse at Hickory Creek Marina.
Mountain bikers, runners, hikers take to lakeside path
A long journey starts with a first step. A first mountain bike ride begins with that first push of the pedals.
BEAVER LAKE Striped bass are on the prowl on the south end of the lake.
Sure there are kicks on Route 66, but dozens of bike riders had their fun on U.S. 71 during the annual Highway 71 Classic bicycle ride.
The silver lining after a heavy rain is the gorgeous waterfalls that pour from rocky nooks and high cliffs across the Ozarks.
On the calendar of the mind, March 1 can be the first day of spring. Big deal if it's not the official start, but it's springtime nonetheless with daffodils blooming, birds singing and grass getting green.
Anglers get themselves in hot water whenever they cast a line at Swepco Lake, a waterway that's hot-tub warm all winter long.
BEAVER LAKE Crappie fishing is good on the south end of the lake. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said minnows are working better than jigs. Fish eight to 12 feet deep around standing timber, brush piles and docks. A good jig color is black body and chartreuse tail.