Hunting

Mountain men made a good living trapping and fur trading in the 1800s. Explorers living in the wilderness, they also through their trade helped open up various trails (widened into wagon roads) allowing Americans in the east to settle the new territories of the west. So, put on your best buckskin and your beaver cap …
Captain John Hillstrand from Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch and Tom Oar from History Channel’s Mountain Men will be the center of attention at the 4th annual Arkansas Outdoors Expo in Conway.  The hunting, fishing and outdoor show takes place in the Conway Expo Center. Tom Oar will visit with attendees on Saturday from 11 a.m. …
Everybody likes free stuff, right? If you also like visiting public lands, or are looking for ideas to get out and about in nature, America’s national wildlife refuges will offer free admission to visitors on the following days in 2014: Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Feb. 15-17: Presidents’ Day weekend Sept. 27: National …
The 78th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart officially begins on Saturday. The event is one of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta, and thousands from across the country flock to Stuttgart. This year’s festival runs from Saturday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 30. …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYOfmvhoSsk The 78th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart is one of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands from across the country flock to the event to celebrate the town’s moniker as the “Duck Capital of the World!” The festival is scheduled for …
  Several well-known people have roots in Arkansas. The list runs the gamut from Johnny Cash to Jermain Taylor. Check here as we highlight a new Famous Arkansan each month. Today, Meet: Ben Pearson Did you know that an Arkansas native was known as the “father of modern archery?” Ben Pearson ( 1898-1971) started the …
It’s time for the 77th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart …and you don’t want to miss out on any of the fun! Today is the opening of the festival carnival and midway. The fun kicks off at 3:30 p.m. along Main Street and it’s Armband Day! The …