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November 23, 2011 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter

AGFC shortens turkey season by two days
LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission last week shortened the turkey season from last year’s total of 18 days to 16 days. The season framework was approved after a review of recent harvests and brood surveys along with input from turkey hunters.

Commissioners gather to dedicate lake
CONWAY – Past and present commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, elected officials, family and friends gathered at the Lake Conway dam Nov. 17 to dedicate a new name: Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir.

Shortnose gar record topped at Lake Dardanelle
RUSSELLVILLE - Tom Kremers of Clarksville added almost a pound and a half to the state-record shortnose gar mark Sept. 23 when he caught one that weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces from the Spadra Creek area of Lake Dardanelle.

Most boating accidents involve persons without training
LITTLE ROCK – Nine of every 10 persons involved in a boating accident this year had no boating safety training, according to an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission report.
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