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Watch the September 20, 2018 Commission Meeting

Sept. 20, 2018

The September 2018 meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is available to watch live on YouTube.

Commission passes nonresident waterfowl permit changes effective 2019-20 season

Sept. 20, 2018

FORT SMITH – Commissioners voted to amend nonresident waterfowl permits to be valid only during certain portions of the duck season at today’s regularly scheduled Commission meeting at the Temple Live Event Center in Fort Smith. The change, however, will not go into effect until the 2019-20 waterfowl season.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Sept. 19, 2018

With the bass all chasing to shad to the egrets on Millwood Lake, this is a great time to take a kid there for a fun fight with a 2- to 3-pound bass, guide Mike Siefert says. Photo provided by Mike Siefert.

Arkansas dinner table set for early migrating ducks

Sept. 19, 2018

JONESBORO - Blue-winged teal and other early migrants are beginning their annual trek south, and nearly all of the moist-soil units managed to produce food on Arkansas public land are in excellent condition to welcome them. A recent report showed outstanding crops of native vegetation as well as excellent stands of millet cover crops in units where moist-soil plants were slow to develop or knocked back to encourage better growth next year. 
 

Make room in your freezer for deer season and help beat hunger in Arkansas

Sept. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry will hold a special “freezer cleanout day” at the Bass Pro Shops in Little Rock, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 22. 

Hunters headed to deer camp reminded to leave firewood behind

Sept. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – As people begin to load up the truck to get the hunting camp ready, many may be tempted to truck some extra firewood down for the season, but they may be bringing more than a source of heat and conversation. 

Good time for shooting range work

Sept. 19, 2018

MAYFLOWER – Deer hunters and others preparing their rifles for hunting season may want to take advantage of short lines and easy access now at the Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range. The week before deer season opens Nov. 10 may be too late.