Les Sage remembers the exact moment he got an eye-opening look at what he was going up against when he descended into an Ozark reservoir to go fishing with his spear gun. “When I was just getting started, I was hunting in Beaver Lake and I noticed a largemouth bass acting peculiarly,” said Sage, 61, who lives in Joplin. “It kept darting around and then shot straight up like a Polaris missile and went completely out of the water.
As kids we told the snake trajectory to help us learn to tie the bowline - one of the most basic and important of all nautical knots. Once learned, who can forget it? A power boater only needs to know a few basic knots to get by in most situations.
The Arkansas boater education certificate (commonly known as the Arkansas boating license) is proof that a boater has successfully completed a boating safety course. To legally operate any motorboat (including personal watercraft) on Arkansas waters, a person who is of legal age to operate, ...
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – FLW, the world’s premier tournament fishing organization, has announced the 2013 Walmart FLW Tour schedule. The 2013 season will be comprised of six tournaments featuring up to 160 of the best bass anglers in the world. The Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of bass fishing, will be held on the Red River in the Shreveport-Bossier City area of Louisiana.
A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy examination of your boat (Vessel) to verify the presence and condition of certain Safety Equipment required by State and the Federal regulations. You can use this page to check your own boat then Use the USCG's Virtual Vessel Examiner to check your vessel by simply answering a series of questions
PowerTech Propellers has now won back-to-back IBEX Innovation Awards for 2010 and 2011 in the propeller category. The latest PowerTech! Propeller design, named the PowerStop, incorporates the world’s first reverse thrust propeller that performs great in both forward and reverse directions, according to the company. Read the rest of this entry »
The Army Corps of Engineers is looking for partners to help preserve what’s left of the buildings at Monte Ne on Beaver Lake, corps officials said Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »
Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area to Begin 2011-2012 Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Tours Read the rest of this entry »
A report on Beaver Lake water quality is now available on Beaver Water District’s website at bwdh2o.org. The data is a result of water samples and clarity readings taken on Aug. 20th during Secchi Day on Beaver Lake, when citizen volunteers turned out to monitor 35 sites. Read the rest of this entry »
FLW Outdoors announced that registration for the 2012 Walmart FLW Tour will begin today for qualified anglers. Pros will be fishing for a top award of up to $125,000 in each qualifying tournament and co-anglers will be fishing for up to $25,000.
Both Beaver Lake and Table Rock are included in the 11 tour stops in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »
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2011 Annual Beaver Lake Cleanup Day is Scheduled for Saturday Sept. 24th.
The map, which features the lake on one side and information about best management practices on the other side, is published by Beaver Water District and Audubon Arkansas.
It’s a feat that had never been attempted before Saturday — 40 swimmers swimming 40 miles using just 80 arms and 80 legs.
Night navigation presents additional challenges. You should always operate at a slower speed at night and be on sharp lookout for the lights of other vessels. The lights displayed by other vessels will help you determine whether they are operating under power or sail, and their direction of travel. Once you’ve determined this, you apply the same navigation rules used in the daytime. However, never assume that the lights of other vessels are working properly. Read the rest of this entry »