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Invasive snails found in Hot Springs Village lakes

May 25, 2022

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has confirmed the presence of an invasive species of snail in Lake Granada and Lake Estrella within Hot Springs Village after following up on a report of the species in April.

Swamp fries perfect dish for a southern supper

May 25, 2022

CASSCOE — Late spring and early summer are the perfect times to get out with friends and family to run a few jugs, limb lines or trotlines on one of The Natural State’s lakes or rivers in search of catfish. Living in the Delta along the White River provides many of these opportunities. The best part is not knowing what is on the end of that bouncing line until the angler reaches out to pull it from the water. If you’re lucky, you’ll discover a flathead catfish has taken the bait. 

Safety first for Memorial Day boaters

May 25, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer for Arkansas’s boating fraternity. It’s one of the busiest times on the water, but can be one of the most dangerous if proper precautions aren’t taken.

AGFC honors Arkansans for outstanding contributions to conservation

May 25, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission took time last week to offer a special “Thank You” to seven landowners and organizations involved in restoration and management of vital wildlife habitat on private land throughout The Natural State.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission sets 2023-24 waterfowl season dates, passes bear season expansion

May 19, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today unanimously approved a package of regulations changes that included the adoption of a new waterfowl season structure, beginning with the 2023-24 seasons.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

May 19, 2022

Gary Harris caught this catfish on a Rat-L-Trap in shallow water late in the evening while bass fishing on Lake Ouachita last weekend. Catfish will begin spawning in later spring, so begin to look first for a nice flathead bite around the Memorial Day weekend holiday. 

Urban archery deer hunt applications available

May 18, 2022

LITTLE ROCK - The application period for Arkansas’s special urban bowhunts for the 2022-23 deer hunting season is now open.