2016 Arkansas Fishing Guidebook 

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The guidebook is in Adobe PDF format. You may download the whole guidebook or download only the section you need by clicking the link under the "Publication Section" heading.

Publication SectionPage NumbersContentsSize
2016 Fishing GuidebookAll
  • Complete guidebook
AGFC Contact InformationPages 1-4
  • Hotline and Toll-Free Numbers
  • Family and Community Fishing Program Hotline
  • Boating Education
  • Buy a License
  • Replace a Lost License
  • AGFC Personnel
  • Fisheries Program Contacts
  • Fisheries Hatchery Contacts
Table of ContentsPage 5
  • Table of Contents
Fishing this YearPages 7-11
  • New this Year
  • Statewide Lengths and Daily Limits
  • Smallmouth Bass Ozark Zone Map
  • Free Fishing Weekend
  • Statewide Seasons
  • Regulations Schedule
Family and Community Fishing Program Pages 12 & 13
  • Hooked on Fishing Not on Drugs
  • Arkansas Stream Team
  • Family & Community Fishing Program Stocking Locations
Licensing and Permits Pages 16-20
  • Fishing Licenses
  • Military Lifetime Licenses
  • Fishing Licenses and Costs
  • Licensing Agreements with Adjacent States
  • Angling on the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Line
RegulationsPages 26-35
  • Violation Points
  • General Regulations
  • How to Measure a Fish
  • Definitions, Methods and Associated Regulations
  • Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
  • Transferring fish or wildlife to another person (tag)¬†
  • Boating Laws
  • Mandatory Boating Education
  • Canoes, Kayaks and Inner Tubes
  • Personal Flotation Devices (PFD)
Of Interest Pages 43-57
  • Fish Images (Black Bass, Crappie, Trout, Catfish, Temperate (White) Bass, Gar, Sturgeon)
  • Other Aquatic Species
  • Angler's Code of Ethics
  • Responsible Catch and Release
  • Good Fishing Depends on Clean Water
  • Public vs. Private Water
  • Zebra Mussels
  • Snakehead Identification
  • Stop the Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species¬†
  • Arkansas Sport-fishing Records
  • Establishing Sport-fishing Records
  • Master Angler Program
  • Mercury Matters
  • Fish Attractors
  • Streamside Landowners: Cash payment, bonuses in CRP signup opportunities!
Regulations for Arkansas LakesPages 58-71
  • Regulations for Arkansas Lakes
Regulations for Flowing WatersPages 72-79
  • Regulations for Flowing Waters