lakes

Every Thursday at 6 p.m., a group gets together at Take It Easy Resort on Lake Norfork near Mountain Home to cruise the lake on Stand-up Paddleboards (SUP), and then enjoy wine, snacks, and great conversation on the dock. The event is offered by Kathleen and Jeff Ireland, who moved from Hawaii, where SUP is …
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, founded by developer John Cooper in 1954 on the banks of the South Fork River. …
It’s summertime and the temperature is rising, so let’s find some water and cool off! Swimming pools and aquatic parks in most every city or region are always loads of fun. But, lake life adds its own refreshing excitement with activities like boating, skiing, tubing and cliff jumping. Call a marina at a lake near …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_x-iUkUPNfY I try to go out with Bill Dennis of Central Arkansas Fishing Guide Services once a year.  He knows fish, he knows the Arkansas River, and he’s darn pleasant to fish with. A few weeks ago we headed out on Lake Dardanelle, an impoundment of the Arkansas River. It stretches some 50 miles through …
The 2014 Walmart BFL season continues with six tournaments in six states on Saturday, June 21. The Arkie Division is primed to fish Lake Dardanelle in north western Arkansas. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing in each event for top awards up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively. Lake Dardanelle is a large …
It seems there is a proclaimed day for just about everything. Since early summer has arrived, there’s no surprise that this week, June 1-9, is National Fishing and Boating Week. You can also celebrate National Marina Day on June 8. I’m all for highlighting the importance of boating and fishing in enhancing people’s quality of …
  As the long Memorial Day weekend approaches, many will be heading to the lakes to cool off and enjoy the days. Everything from party barges to kayaks to johnboats to sail boats, etcc…will make use of the many lakes and rivers found here. With over 600,000 surface acres of lakes, there’s plenty of space …