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September 26, 2012 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter

Date09/26/2012
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AGFC earmarks increases in nonresident waterfowl fees for habitat conservation
LITTLE ROCK – During last week’s monthly meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, commissioners agreed to earmark money from increases in nonresident waterfowl permits and stamps for waterfowl habitat conservation on WMAs. In August, the nonresident waterfowl stamp increased to $35 from $20 and the nonresident waterfowl five-day WMA permit was increased from $10 to $25.

September elk hunters score with impressive bulls
ST. JOE – The two September elk hunters took impressive bulls, one just after the hunt opened Monday and the other near dark on Tuesday, the second day of the scheduled five-day hunt.

AGFC stocks more than 340,000 fish in Arkansas during August
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 340,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during August, according to Mark Oliver, chief of the Fisheries Division. The total stocking of fish weighed more than 138,000 pounds.

Browning makes top six at ISSF World Cup final in Slovenia
WOOSTER – Kayle Browning of Wooster won a bronze medal at the International Shooting Sports Federation World Cup earlier this spring and punched her ticket to compete in the World Cup Final in Slovenia. Browning, competing with an invite only crowd of the best in the world, finished sixth overall with 84 out of 100 targets.
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