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Partnership adds 686 acres of public opportunity

June 13, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas hunters have 686 acres of new publicly accessible land throughout the state, thanks to a continued partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Department of Transportation. 

Arkansas, DU Canada mark 50 years of waterfowl conservation

June 13, 2018

SASKATCHEWAN, Canada – Under a perfect windswept day in the Allan/Dana Hills of Saskatchewan, Ducks Unlimited Canada last week unveiled a monument dedicated to 50 years of support from Arkansas waterfowlers and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. 

Wildcat Shoals Access on White River temporarily closed

June 13, 2018

FLIPPIN - Wildcat Shoals Access on the White River below Bull Shoals Dam will be closed for maintenance starting Monday, June 18. 

 

Giant blue catfish stocked in park ponds throughout Arkansas

June 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Anglers looking for a relaxing trip to their local Family and Community Fishing Program location may just find the catch of a lifetime waiting for them, thanks to a generous donation from a landowner in southeast Arkansas. 

Warbler watching workshop at Delta Rivers Nature Center

June 12, 2018

PINE BLUFF - Join naturalist John Redman for an hour-and-a-half of amazing photography and tips to find some of nature’s most flamboyant feathered creatures beginning at 1 p.m., June 16 at the Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center in Pine Bluff.

AGFC asks boaters to use caution on Spring River

June 10, 2018

MAMMOTH SPRING – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking anyone floating the Spring River in Fulton County to avoid the area near Sadler Falls. A sinkhole has opened below the falls near Dead Man’s Curve. Around noon Saturday, the resulting whirlpool was the location of a fatal boating accident.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

June 6, 2018

There are a lot of ways to fish in Arkansas, and a lot of ways in this case to land a catfish. These men used noddling to catch three blue cats this week at Cane Creek Lake, the largest blue (on the right) weighing 56 pounds. According to Austin Davidson, park interpreter at Cane Creek State Park, they sink tractor tires with plywood fastened to the top and a hole cut on the side to create artificial catfish beds. They sink the beds in key catfish habitat along the lake levee and the shoreline at 4.5 to 5 feet depth.