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April 13, 2011 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter


Activity around nest jeopardizes safety of eagles, public
BENTON – Increased human activity near a nest in Saline County is jeopardizing the safety of a pair of bald eagles and nestlings. Not only is the well-being of the eagles at risk, but the public’s safety is in jeopardy because motorists are parking along the narrow highway. 

AGFC to hold meeting on proposed Millwood Lake changes
HOPE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be holding a public meeting to discuss possible fishing regulation changes on Millwood Lake in southwest Arkansas. The meeting will be held at the Hope Community Center in Fair Park beginning at 7 p.m. on May 3.

Jones wins high school turkey calling championship
FORT SMITH – D.J. Jones, a senior representing Charleston High School, was this year’s statewide turkey calling competition. The event is sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. 

AGFC employees receive service awards
LITTLE ROCK – Twenty-four Arkansas Game and Fish Commission employees were honored for their years of service to the agency during the March commission meeting. The group represented 325 years of experience at the AGFC. 

Lures as well as jigs, minnows attract crappie
LITTLE ROCK – Going after crappie? Think about taking along some small lures in addition to live minnows or jigs.

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