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Walmart Bass Fishing League Arkie Division to host event on DeGray Lake

Walmart Bass Fishing League Arkie Division to host event on DeGray Lake

Low lake levels diminish hiding spots for fish

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (March 16, 2011) – The Walmart Bass Fishing League is headed to DeGray Lake March 26 for the second of five stops in the Arkie Division. As many as 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards up to $9,500 and $3,000, respectively.

          “The lake is about 10 feet low right now, and from the midpoint down it is crystal clear,” said Folgers pro Scott Suggs of Bryant, Ark. “There is absolutely no doubt that some of the fish are going to be on beds. Sight fishing with tubes will be the way to go.

EPA looking to give out grants to address health, environment issues

EPA looking to give out grants to address health, environment issues

UNDATED -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 6 office in Dallas is accepting grant applications for $100,000 in funding to support projects designed to educate and enable communities to understand and address local health and environmental issues.

These grants are available in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Eligible applicants from non-profit, faith-based and tribal organizations working in the community of the proposed project are encouraged to apply.

EPA Region 6 will award four grants of $25,000 to support projects that address a community's local environmental issues through collaborative partnerships.

Game and Fish Commission wants your input

Game and Fish Commission wants your input

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Due to the inclement weather, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has rescheduled the agency’s public input meetings. The meetings have been rescheduled, and in some cases relocated, for Tuesday, Feb. 8.

The meetings are part of the AGFC’s annual hunting-regulations process, giving hunters the opportunity to make comments and proposals for the 2011-12 hunting seasons.

The meetings will be held 7 - 9 p.m., Feb. 8, at the following locations:

Jonesboro - Forrest L.