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AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Feb. 18, 2019

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following dates and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Drive in Little Rock.

Arkansas State Duck Stamp artwork unveiled at Arkansas Sportsman’s Caucus

Feb. 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation unveiled the artwork to be used on the 2019-20 Arkansas State Duck Stamp at the Arkansas Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus luncheon in downtown Little Rock. The event was part of an update to state legislators on work the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and other partners are doing to improve and maintain the valuable natural resources of The Natural State. 

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Feb. 13, 2019

The state has seen high water everywhere, but some of the north Arkansas streams are reporting good trout catches, like this brown caught on the Spring River recently by Lauren Quick. Smallmouth bass and brown trout both have been active there. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.

Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry dines on donation from snow goose event

Feb. 13, 2019

STUTTGART – The first World Championship Snow Goose Conservation Hunt, organized by Mack’s Prairie Wings and held Feb. 9-10, raised $31,000 for charity, with a third of that going to Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry, a nonprofit that works with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and hunters to provide wild game for needy, hungry recipients.

Work as an intern for the AGFC this summer

Feb. 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications for summer internships until March 8, 2019. These internships, funded by sales of the AGFC’s Conservation License Plates, let students gain hands-on training and experience needed to compete for a future career in conservation.

Archers take aim at state championship through regional tournaments

Feb. 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – 3,554 students filed into middle and high school gymnasiums across Arkansas last weekend to take their shot at qualifying for the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program State Championship. Regional shoots were held in 12 locations, covering every region of the state.

Arkansas boating accidents and fatalities decreased in 2018, still room to improve

Feb. 13, 2019

HOT SPRINGS — According to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s recently published annual summary of boating accidents in Arkansas, people who spent time on the water last year saw a 9 percent decrease in boating accidents and a 36 percent decrease in the number of boaters who died from boating accidents.