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Commission allows carry of handguns for personal protection on WMAs

Jan. 18, 2018

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved a regulation change today which will allow people to openly carry a handgun for personal protection while on any wildlife management area or Commission-controlled property or lake.

Hunter takes first deer at 77 years old

Jan. 17, 2018

CAMDEN – You’re never too hold to harvest your first deer, as Ron Goza proved late last year.

Goza is 77, and the button buck he took recently allowed him to receive the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s certificate for “My First Deer.”

K-9 ‘Happy’ transfers to Randolph County, finds fire-starters

Jan. 17, 2018

POCAHONTAS – An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission K-9 helped a northeast Arkansas fire department find the people suspected of starting a brush fire in early January.

Access for hunting, angling highlight 2017

Jan. 17, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission added more than 2,220 acres of access for hunters and anglers in 2017. Land for waterfowl hunting, upland game and bat conservation highlight the improvements for wildlife. A state-of-the-art weigh-in facility in Northwest Arkansas, new access for paddlers on Crooked Creek and additional bank fishing opportunity on one of the AGFC’s oldest lakes round out some of the improvements for 2017 for anglers.

AGFC helping Arkansans catch a rainbow at family and community fishing ponds

Jan. 17, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Cold weather means cold water, and that means the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is busy stocking Family and Community Fishing Program ponds with rainbow trout for anglers to enjoy.

Binge-worthy episodes of Arkansas Wildlife Television online

Jan. 17, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – If you missed an episode of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s television series, Arkansas Wildlife, you still can tune in to catch it online. The first three seasons are available, in their entirety, at the show’s YouTube page.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Jan. 17, 2018

All of Arkansas wasn't frozen up at midweek. There were reports coming in from the bigger lakes, however, such as Greers Ferry Lake, Beaver Lake and Norfork Lake. The chase is on for stripers (photo) in Norfork Lake, according to guide Tom Reynolds of STR Outfitters. Black bass are always good now in Greers Ferry Lake, according to Tommy Cauley.