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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

June 23, 2022

Young Owen Thomas seems amazed while dad Nathan Thomas shows off one of the crappie they called on Millwood Lake recently while fishing with guide Mackey Harvin of Millwood Lake Guide Service. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.

Millwood one of many Arkansas lakes seeing Florida bass boost

June 22, 2022

SARATOGA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery trucks delivered a quarter of a million Florida bass to the rich waters of Millwood Lake in southwest Arkansas last week as part of the AGFC’s continued effort to elevate the trophy potential of fish for Natural State bass anglers.

Arkansas border lakes see substantial habitat help from Bass Pro Shops grant

June 22, 2022

ROGERS — Aquatic habitat projects on Beaver, Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes will see a major boost in the next two years, thanks to the help of a $275,000 grant from the National Fish Habitat Partnership.

Youthful Hot Springs teams dominate Commissioners’ Cup divisions

June 22, 2022

ROYAL – The Hot Springs youth fishing duo of Xander Cobb and Eli Rowton hauled in 10.52 pounds with a five-bass stringer to win the Senior Division of the 4th Annual Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Commissioners’ Cup presented by Xpress Boats, held last Saturday on Lake Ouachita.

Get an extra chance at an elk hunting permit at Buffalo River Festival

June 22, 2022

JASPER – If you didn’t get a chance to apply for one of Arkansas’s public land elk permits in May, you still have a chance to get one of the onsite permits that will be drawn with the others at this year’s Buffalo River Elk Festival in Jasper on Friday, June 24, and Saturday, June 25.

Wild Science Webinar: June 2022 - Arkansas' Black Bass Management Plan and Assessing Feral Hog Damage using Drones

June 21, 2022

The Wild Science Webinar is a monthly series featuring Arkansas Game and Fish Commission staff presenting research and projects about Arkansas fish and wildlife. In this month's webinar, Dr. Vic DiCenzo, Black Bass Program Coordinator, will present "Partnering with Stakeholders to Create Arkansas' Black Bass Management Plan" and Ryan Farney, Feral Hog Program Coordinator, will present "Assessing Feral Hog Damage using Drones".

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

June 16, 2022

Leigh Craig was fishing with one of Cotter Trout Dock's guides, Doug, when she caught this impressive brown trout on Sunday on the White River.