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Gov. Hutchinson welcomes 15 wildlife officers to AGFC

July 6, 2018

CONWAY – Fifteen new faces will be joining the ranks of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers this summer. The latest class of wildlife officer cadets celebrated graduation from the AGFC’s training program today at Antioch Baptist Church.

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

July 6, 2018

Attending AGFC Enforcement Cadet Graduation Ceremony at Antioch Baptist Church in Conway.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

July 4, 2018

A couple of happy anglers from Northwest Arkansas landed their limit of stripers on Beaver Lake recently. Photo by Mike Bailey

Big bore air rifles legal for modern gun deer season in Arkansas

July 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Deer hunters will be able to pursue their game with one more option this season, thanks to a recent regulation change by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Track Arkansas bears with the AGFC

July 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Anyone can help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission keep tabs on the state’s bear population, thanks to the social media site iNaturalist. AGFC biologists have set up a special online survey dedicated to learning more about where bears are expanding in the Natural State under the title “Arkansas Bear Survey.”
 

Two landowner quail workshops offered in July

July 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Quail Forever, in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be hosting two special workshops in eastern Arkansas this July to help landowners learn how they can create more quail habitat on their land and how to offset any costs associated with the work. The workshops will be in Hazen  and St. Charles on July 12th and 13th, respectively.

Two Union County men arrested after attempt to burn wildlife officer’s truck

July 2, 2018

EL DORADO – Two Union County men were arrested last week after evidence was developed that they had attempted to burn an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officer’s truck. The investigation into the incident led to the arrest of Harold S. Otwell, age 47 of El Dorado and Dustin A. Pate, age 31 of Junction City. Both individuals were arrested on June 27.