Falling lake temps and a leveling off of the water have made Greers Ferry a late August hot spot.
After extensive renovations and an expansion to the range house, the Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range near Mayflower will reopen to the public, Sept. 8, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is celebrating the reopening with a special treat for anyone who wants to shoot.
Hunting is a way of life, for many it’s passed down from one generation to the next. But what if you don’t have anyone willing or able to be your mentor? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications from anyone wanting to learn more about hunting and the outdoors to participate in a special hands-on learning experience called the “Beginners Hunt Club.”
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public workshop from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 24, at the Vada Sheid Community Development Center in Convention Center Rooms A and B. The center is located on the ASU Mountain Home campus. The purpose of the workshop is to review and revise the Bull Shoals and Norfork Tailwaters Trout Management Plan.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the AGFC’s adoption of the Arkansas Wireless Information Network at last Wednesday’s Commission briefings at the H.C. “Red” Morris Training Center in Mayflower. The system will link up the AGFC’s radio room with other first-responders and public safety communications to be faster in response when their services are needed.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for 2018. The following recommendations will become effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Although chronic wasting disease has not been found in Van Buren County, it’s close. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wants to give the public an opportunity to learn more about the disease at a public meeting in Clinton. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m., Sept. 19, at the Petit Jean Electric Cooperative Community Room at 270 Quality Drive.