LITTLE ROCK — That Christmas tree that stands proudly above gifts on Christmas morning has plenty of giving left to do if you’re an angler. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has established drop-off locations for all leftover Christmas trees near popular fishing destinations to give them a new life as fish habitat.
LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters using modern guns have one more chance to collect on their scouting time and tag a trophy. The statewide modern gun Holiday Deer Hunt is Dec. 26-28.
HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked 7,451,885 fish to supplement The Natural State’s waters and provide increased opportunity for anglers in 2018.
Lou Gabric, who operates Hummingbird Hideaway Resort on Norfork Lake, celebrates a good day on the lake this week catching 8- and 13-pound stripers. Striped bass fishing on the lake is heating up and the white bass bite is outstanding, he says.
Ducks in good numbers were taking in Hallowell Reservoir in Arkansas County last week.
YELLVILLE – Seven youths were selected to participate in the fifth annual Fred Berry Conservation Education Center Youth Deer Hunt and Camp Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
LITTLE ROCK – With the majority of deer season having taken place in most of the state and freezing temperatures becoming regular events, many houndsmen are anxiously waiting for a chance to drop the tailgate and begin chasing their favorite quarry in earnest.