It’s almost time

I’m just about ready to go. The long offseason is nearly over, and we’re packing everything up to head south to get the season underway. I’ve been in the shop...

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Why we fish: My first fish

“First fish I ever caught I took home and hid under my bed, mom eventually smelled it out.”— Jeremy Johnson Dateline: March 2021 “There are places I remember…” When I...

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Arkansas boating accidents doubled in 2020

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Arkansas waters saw a spike in the number of boating accidents last year compared to 2019, according to data compiled by the Arkansas Game and Fish...

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Why we fish: Memories

“When I was a kid there were creek chubs in a stream, I started with a stick, line and a Christmas tree hook…I was 3 years old.”— Arthur Ahalt Dateline:...

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Outdoor Women: Kayla Jocumsen

Rarely will you find Kayla Jocumsen indoors. Being inside is more necessity than choice. Explorer. Adventurer. Discoverer. Those words best describe the wife of Bassmaster Elite Series pro Carl Jocumsen....

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U.S. boat sales reached 13-year high in 2020

CHICAGO – With heightened interest in outdoor recreation activities and ways to social distance, consumer demand for new boats surged across the country in 2020. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), representing...

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