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April 6, 2011 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter


AGFC considers appeal in Dave Donaldson Black River WMA case
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission may appeal last week’s opinion by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that overturned a lower court award for millions of dollars of timber damage to its Dave Donaldson Black River Wildlife Management Area.

Turkey season looms for Arkansas hunters
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas turkey hunters soon will head into woods and fields in chase of spring gobblers. The special youth turkey hunt will be April 9-10, followed by the statewide season opening April 16.

Incoming water can lure several species of fish
LITTLE ROCK – Spring in Arkansas means rain, sometimes plenty of rain.

Jigs work for bream, bass and crappie
LITTLE ROCK – Weekly fishing reports from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission often include mention of bass and crappie hitting jigs.

Muddy water can turn on catfish
LITTLE ROCK – It’s been raining lately. Water is muddy. Can’t catch fish in muddy water, you have heard.

Nature centers and elk education center to close on Easter Sunday
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s four nature centers and one conservation education center will be closed on Easter.

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