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From the left, Dave Olds, Kelly Seal, Austin Freed and Gary Savage begin walking the Arkansas River, looking for deep holes that may contain fish.
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A longnose gar swims in the shallows.
Climbing the bank to leave after a few hours of shooting fish.
A look at the teeth of a long nose gar, a common fish on the Arkansas River.
Four bow fishermen walk towards the Arkansas River Monday afternoon. The fish are easiest seen at mid-day, when the sun is shining.
The Arkansas River currently has several sets of riffles, as very shallow water moves over rock formations.
Bowfishermen work a school of carp and other rough fish in a rare pool on the Arkansas River.
Austin Freed checks a small shallow pool along the Arkansas River.
Austin Freed pulls a carp ashore.
Dave Olds brings in a carp he arrowed.
Kelly Seal's forearm bleeds from where a flopping gar hit his skin. The fish have very sharp scales.
Kelly Seal, an avid bow fisherman, walks the shallows, looking for gar or carp.
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