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AGFC proposes changes to non-resident waterfowl hunting on public land

Aug. 16, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission proposed an amendment to waterfowl hunting regulations today to specify when non-residents can hunt waterfowl on wildlife management areas to specific blocks of dates.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Aug. 15, 2018

Steve Asmus and his daughter, Emily, enjoyed some time fishing, and catching, on Greers Ferry Lake this past week. Photo by Tommy Cauley.

Timber harvest adds food, habitat for wildlife

Aug. 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Cutting a tree, let alone an oak, seems like a sin to many hunters. These beneficial trees produce the acorns that are seen as the lifeblood of hunting season. Many a hunter has placed their deer stand based on the availability of a hot section of forest where the acorns are dropping, and more than one hunter has called foul when they see small sections of their favorite duck woods suddenly logged and resulting brushy areas beginning to grow.  
 

Bear hunting seminar slated for Fort Smith nature center

Aug. 15, 2018

FORT SMITH - Myron Means, large carnivore program coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will host a seminar dedicated to hunting black bears at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday Aug. 30.
 

Fisheries professionals focus on shorebound angling access

Aug. 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Fishing automatically conjures images of days spent on the boat, but according to a survey conducted for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, 47 percent of Arkansas anglers fish from the bank. And the AGFC is tackling shoreline access with renewed fervor as a result.

The buck is back on AGFC license plate

Aug. 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – For the third time in 19 years of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s conservation license plate program, a white-tailed deer graces the plates of conservation-minded motorists in The Natural State. 
 

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Aug. 13, 2018

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.