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.
Waterfowl hunters will find plenty of water in most public hunting areas as duck season resumes Thursday, Dec. 6.
Cold weather that hit Arkansas this week has been ideal for catching trout on the Spring and White rivers. Jim Prillwitz from Wisconsin came for the state's "warmer weather" and caught this rainbow with guide Mark Crawford on the Spring River. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.
LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters in Arkansas have voluntarily provided more than 5,300 biological samples from harvested deer to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission so far this hunting season to help determine the spread of chronic wasting disease in the state. With almost a month of the firearms deer season and two additional months of archery season left, new samples are still coming in on a daily basis.
LITTLE ROCK — Thousands of rainbow trout have been stocked around the state in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program locations. Among these fish, 300 will be fitted with special fluorescent pink tags that can be redeemed for a special prize in addition to the good meal they provide.
JONESBORO — The Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center will host a special workshop on how to prepare your own European skull mount of your deer from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15.
LITTLE ROCK — Tabbi Kinion, chief of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Education Division was elected to the board of directors for the Arkansas Environmental Education Association last week.