Posted July 16, 2017 10:00 am by Comments

By Ammoland Editor Joe Evans

Arkansas Prairie Creek Weigh-in Facility Officially Opens
Arkansas Prairie Creek Weigh-in Facility Officially Opens

Arkansas Game and Fish CommissionUSA -( The official dedication ceremony for the new weigh-in facility at the Prairie Creek Access on Beaver Lake was held last week.

The entire project was a partnership between local anglers and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. According to Jon Stein, AGFC fisheries biologist for northwest Arkansas, brush piles were created and placed in Beaver Lake from the trees removed for the weigh-in center.

Anglers from the Bear Creek Bass Club joined AGFC staff to add the extra habitat to the water after clearing the area in preparation for construction of the facility.

“This is a great example of how anglers have been our partners in this project from the beginning to help out the fish and fishing on Beaver Lake,” Stein said. “They are really excited about the new weigh-in facility and have really stepped up to help make it a reality,” Stein said.

The facility is similar to the one at Lake Dardanelle State Park, which has been extremely popular with tournament directors and anglers.

“Prairie Creek is the most utilized access on Beaver Lake,” Stein said. “It has a six-lane boat ramp and a …Read the Rest

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