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November 21, 2012 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter

Date11/21/2012
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Judge dismisses action on Northeast Arkansas duck blinds
 LITTLE ROCK – Late last week, Circuit Court Judge Philhours determined venue is improper in Poinsett County in the case of the St. Francis Lake Association vs. the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and has dismissed the action and the stay on removing the blinds.

AGFC unveils new locator service for smartphones
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has released a new locator service for smartphones. It uses Geographic Information Systems data, but it doesn’t produce a map typically associated with GIS data. Instead, it simply displays the information for your location.

Hunter takes elk on the original 1981 release site
JASPER – Thirty-one years after the first elk were released near the Buffalo River, a hunter scored during the 2012 hunt. It was on the original release site.

AGFC stocks more than 839,000 fish in Arkansas during October
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 839,400 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during October, according to Mark Oliver, chief of the Fisheries Division. The total stocking of fish weighed more than 150,400 pounds.

Current Arkansas deer hunt is shaping up as a dandy
LITTLE ROCK – All indications are the deer hunting season now underway could be one of the best of all time in Arkansas.
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