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March 1, 2017 Arkansas Outdoors Weekly Newsletter


Public meetings scheduled to discuss changes in popular waterfowl destinations

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold special public meetings during March to introduce proposed changes to management practices on many popular wildlife management areas for waterfowl habitat.

Crappie fishing seminar just in time for spawning season

LITTLE ROCK – Wil Hafner, coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fishing in The Natural State program, will lead a “Fishin’ for Crappie” seminar at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock on Tuesday, March 14

AGFC and state troopers team up with Boy Scouts to tackle trash at Bayou Meto WMA

WABBASEKA– Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Sgt. Troy Faughn and Arkansas State Police Sgt. Brad Spurlin came together with Boy Scout Troop 391 to clean up George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area last weekend. Together, they removed more than 36 large bags of trash from the roads, campsites and boat launching areas at the Vallier Access areas of the popular WMA.

2016 boating accident report shows room for improvement

LITTLE ROCK – As the warmth of spring begins to creep back into the forecast and people’s minds begin drifting back to angling and other fun to be had on the water, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to remind everyone to make sure they have a properly fitting, working life jacket for every person on board the boat.

Surplus AGFC inventory auctioned online

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission currently has many used vehicles and items available at As part of its ongoing effort to streamline its fleet and remove outdated equipment, the agency has developed anew model to remove inventory that has outlived its expected useful lifespan by using the online auction site. 

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