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Corps 'optimistic' generation problem resolved

If repair of a generator at Beaver Dam has been successful, plenty of cold water is flowing down the White River today, creating better conditions for trout and anglers.

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Tepees await cycling campers

No need to pitch a tent when camping along the Razorback Greenway.

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Scenic arm attracts paddlers at Beaver Lake

The slurp of a paddle or a shrill cry from a red-tailed hawk are the only sounds explorers may hear when they ply the scenic waters of Van Winkle Hollow.

NWA fishing report

Beaver Lake: Black bass are biting plastic worms or live worms.

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Out of the river and into the oven

Healthy to enjoy catch of the day

There's more than one way to clean a mess of crappie and more ways than frying to cook up a fish-dinner feast.

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Dive with sharks in the Ozarks

Aquarium brings coral reef close to home

No need to catch a plane to the Caribbean to dive into the water with sharks. The big toothy fish swim just a short drive away.

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Trolling's treasure is mixed catch at Beaver Lake

A fishing lure does its work in the water, not dangling in mid air from a rod tip between casts.

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Boat ramp etiquette mostly common sense

What happens on the lake stays on the lake. What happens at the boat ramp gets talked about all over town.

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VIDEO: Don't act your age, bike it on the Razorback Greenway

When it becomes a wheezer of a chore to blow out the forest of candles on your birthday cake, the next challenge might be to hop on your bike and ride your age in miles.

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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Paddlers keep cool at Siloam Springs Kayak Park

Expert paddlers and laughing kids in inner tubes shoot the white-capped rapids at Siloam Springs Kayak Park on the Illinois River south of town.

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Baked fish is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the catch of the day. Baked Parmesan fish, shown ...

Baked fish is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the catch of the day. Baked Parmesan fish, shown here using crappie filets, is ...

Published: July 31, 2018

Maddy Clark, 12, from Georgia, takes in the thrill of a shark dive July 6 while underwater with her ...

Maddy Clark, 12, from Georgia, takes in the thrill of a shark dive July 6 while underwater with her dad, David Clark, and a safety...

Published: July 31, 2018

Aquarium visitors look through a window July 6 at fish and divers through a window.

Aquarium visitors look through a window July 6 at fish and divers through a window.

Published: July 31, 2018

David Clark (center) is set to go underwater with a safety diver to view sharks and other saltwater ...

David Clark (center) is set to go underwater with a safety diver to view sharks and other saltwater fish.

Published: July 31, 2018

 Lindsey Evans (left) and Alexandra Wakelyn work on an experiment at the Amazeum to complete an elec...

Lindsey Evans (left) and Alexandra Wakelyn work on an experiment at the Amazeum to complete an electric circuit that turns on a s...

Published: June 7, 2018

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