Lake Ouachita News

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

10/26/2020 11:39:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Louise and Ben spent many happy years at Lake Ouachita, where she out-fished everyone and entertained well after the fish had stopped biting. She enjoyed bridge several times a week and feasted on the ...

10/24/2020 4:28:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A perfect fishing day in October is any day you can go. Right now the air temperature is in the low 80s by noon. The water temperature at lakes Ouachita and DeGray are in the 80s, and in the high 70s ...

10/22/2020 5:00:00 PM
AARP
Nestled in Arkansas’ Ouachita National Forest, this national park has 47 springs, hiking trails, campsites and more. Learn more about planning a trip.

10/22/2020 1:27:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
One of my favorite places to fish for bass in the fall is at Lake Nimrod. Covering about 3,550 acres, Nimrod is small enough to carve into small bites and eliminate the intimidation factor that ...

10/22/2020 1:27:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
One of my favorite places to fish for bass in the fall is at Lake Nimrod. Covering about 3,550 acres, Nimrod is small enough to carve into small bites and eliminate the intimidation factor that ...

10/19/2020 7:04:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Diversions abound during a road trip from Little Rock to Bentonville and back: It's tempting to leave the interstate and visit a leafy park, a block of small-town shops, a scenic overlook, a lively ...

10/18/2020 12:44:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Diversions abound during a road trip from Little Rock to Bentonville and back: It's tempting to leave the interstate and visit a leafy park, a block of small-town shops, a scenic overlook, a lively ...

10/15/2020 9:09:50 AM
The Nature Conservancy
It’s become common along the Atlantic Seaboard and southern states, including Arkansas, where it was found in Lake Ouachita and DeGray Lake in the late 1990s. Hydrilla is thought to have gotten its ...

10/7/2020 11:06:48 PM
True Achievements
The second tournament is located on Lake Ouachita. You need 60 reputation points to begin the tournament. Just cruise around the lake switching lures and changing your equipment if you want to ...

10/5/2020 11:13:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A resolution awarding the contract for the first leg of the water line from the city's new treatment plant is the first item of new business on the Hot Springs Board of Directors agenda Tuesday night.

10/5/2020 6:00:00 PM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A resolution awarding the contract for the first leg of the water line from the city’s new treatment plant is the first item of new business on the Hot Springs Board of Directors agenda tonight.

10/2/2020 9:21:00 PM
Red Bull
The first full moon of Fall put the flatland prowess of Terry Adams in the lunar spotlight and the Ozarks region of Arkansas back on the radar of outdoorsy adventurers around the world.

9/15/2020 10:21:00 PM
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
In later years he enjoyed spending time at Mountain Harbor on Lake Ouachita where he was able to rest and relax. Being on the water and seeing the majestic scenery all around, he declared it one ...

9/15/2020 4:04:37 PM
AFAR on MSN.com
From Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas to Babcock State Park in West Virginia, hikers, campers, and outdoor adventurers will want to add these 14 state parks in the South to their outdoor adventure ...

9/15/2020 4:04:37 PM
AFAR on MSN.com
From Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas to Babcock State Park in West Virginia, hikers, campers, and outdoor adventurers will want to add these 14 state parks in the South to their outdoor adventure ...

9/15/2020 4:04:37 PM
AFAR on MSN.com
From Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas to Babcock State Park in West Virginia, hikers, campers, and outdoor adventurers will want to add these 14 state parks in the South to their outdoor adventure ...

9/14/2020 9:36:00 AM
10Best
Set amid the Ouachita National Forest, 40,000-acre Lake Ouachita ranks among America's cleanest lakes and holds the title of Arkansas's largest manmade lake. The state park serves as a gateway to ...

9/10/2020 9:10:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
My wife Alex was born and raised in Cabot, a proud graduate of Cabot High. Her mother taught there for over 40 years and still resides in Cabot with Alex's father. We love escaping Little Rock from ...

9/10/2020 1:40:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lake Ouachita State Park and other areas of the Arkansas State Parks system have seen weekend crowds at the level of major summertime holidays since the pandemic began.

9/10/2020 1:38:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
HOT SPRINGS -- Lake Ouachita State Park and other areas of the Arkansas State Parks system have seen weekend crowds at the level of major summertime holidays since the pandemic began. "Every ...

9/8/2020 11:49:00 AM
Local 24 News
Trump supporters turned out in huge numbers for Trump Boat Parades on lakes in Arkansas and Oklahoma over Labor Day Weekend. Oklahoma Congressman, Markwayne Mullin, sent President Trump’s “right-hand ...

9/4/2020 3:43:00 PM
5 News
Supporters of President Trump have planned boat parades at Lake Eufaula and Lake Ouachita over Labor Day weekend and at Lake Tenkiller on Sept. 12.

9/4/2020 2:43:00 PM
10TV.com
Supporters of President Trump have planned boat parades at Lake Eufaula and Lake Ouachita over Labor Day weekend and at Lake Tenkiller on Sept. 12.

9/3/2020 10:54:00 AM
United States Army
Vicksburg District urges boaters on Lake Ouachita to take extra precautions as water continues to rise after heavy rainfall in the area.

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020 8:24:00 AM
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
On the last normal evening of 2020, I was at a pizza parlor in Little Rock with Ray Tucker of Little Rock watching the Arkansas Razorbacks basketball team beat Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament. The ...

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

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