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Major fish habitat projects continue for large north Arkansas lakes

Nov. 28, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME - Frigid temperatures and shorter days may have many people’s eyes focused on the deer stand or duck blind, but Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists and staff have been fighting frozen noses and numb fingers for the last week adding massive amounts of natural cover to Norfork Lake.

Give the gift of conservation this Christmas

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are all behind us, but that doesn’t mean the opportunity to grab some gifts for your holiday shopping. A gift certificate for an Arkansas hunting or fishing license is the best gifts for that hard-to-buy outdoors enthusiast on your list, and you’ll be contributing to the state’s wildlife resources at the same time.

Mushroom enthusiasts to host renowned photographer

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Photographer and adventurer Taylor Lockwood comes to Little Rock on what he is billing as his “final tour’ on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. with a show covering highlights of his 34-year career photographing some of the most beautiful and elusive mushrooms in the world.  The event takes place at Unitarian Universalist Church of Little Rock at 1818 Reservoir Road.

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Nov. 23, 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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Nov. 21, 2018

The November aerial survey of Arkansas indicated about 100,000 more mallards in Arkansas than the long-term average.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Nov. 21, 2018

Trout stockings have begun in a number of area streams (above) as well as in the 41 Family and Community Fishing Program ponds across the state.

Big Timber WMA addition expands leased land program for hunters

Nov. 21, 2018

AMITY - Southwest Arkansas has one of the most dense deer populations of anywhere in the state, and finding public access in this part of Arkansas is much easier thanks to special leased lands opportunities offered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. This year, an additional spur of 3,500 acres is available near the town of Amity, to help hunters find a tree for their deer stand.