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Bald Knob edges out Corning in Arkansas trap-shooting championship

June 6, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – With no more misses to spare in the final round, at the end of a long day shooting in hot and humid conditions, Bald Knob High School’s top trap-shooting team ran off 52 straight hits to win its first Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program senior state championship here Saturday.

Life jackets ticket to sweet rewards

June 6, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Wildlife officers throughout Arkansas will be looking to hand out some of the sweetest citations an angler could ask for this summer. Thanks to Sonic Drive In, AGFC wildlife officers will be armed with 10,000 special “ice cream citations” for youths on Arkansas waters when they’re caught wearing their life jackets.

Become an outdoors-woman with AGFC

June 4, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will open online enrollment in this year’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop June 4-30. The workshop, which introduces women 18 and older to various outdoors activities, will be held Sept. 28-30 at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center in Ferndale.

 

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

June 3, 2018

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.

WMA deer hunt permit application period open

June 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – If you want to hunt on some of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s most popular deer-hunting destinations this fall, you’ll want to apply for a special WMA deer hunt from June 1 until July 1.  
 

Free Fishing Weekend, derbies June 8-10

June 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – From noon Friday, June 8, through midnight Sunday night, June 10, no angler will need a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas. 
 

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

May 30, 2018

Eric Merriman reeled in this catch of a lifetime on Monday morning, Memorial Day, on Beaver Lake with guide Mike Bailey. Weighed on two different scales, one reading said this striper was 44 pounds and the other said 47 pounds, 9 ounces, Bailey reported. (Photo courtesy of Mike Bailey)