Monthly archive January, 2014
Catching a Glimpse of the Bald Eagle

Catching a Glimpse of the Bald Eagle

Winter is a peak time to view bald eagles here in Northwest Arkansas.  This time of year in the Illinois River Watershed, the state of Arkansas and throughout the central region, Bald eagles can be seen commuting from fishing spot to fishing spot.  While most bald eagles are not residents of the area, they migrate...
Throwback Thursday: Cave Springs Trout Hatchery

Throwback Thursday: Cave Springs Trout Hatchery

    Many long-time residents of NW Arkansas remember coming to Cave Springs during their childhood to go trout fishing. The constant 54-degree temperatures of the spring water flowing from Cave Springs Cave provided suitable habitat to raise trout in raceways just outside the mouth of the cave. The building in this photograph was part...