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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 22, 2022

The north ramp (canal access, county ramp, or Westmoreland Ramp) on Mercer Bayou was inspected, sprayed again and reopened Thursday, Sept. 22. Giant salvinia, an invasive aquatic species than can take over a body of  water, was spotted before Labor Day weekend in the canal access and was moved, and has not been found on the bayou in almost two weeks now, so all public access ramps are open, according to AGFC biologist Dylan Hann. 

5 ways to introduce new hunters and anglers to the fold on National Hunting and Fishing Day

Sept. 21, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Join the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this National Hunting and Fishing Day, Sept. 24, and help spread the joy of the outdoors to a new group of enthusiasts.

Donate your spare game to stamp out hunger this deer season

Sept. 21, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry will hold a special “freezer cleanout day” at the Bass Pro Shops in Little Rock, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 24. Any hunter who wishes to donate processed meat or money to help feed needy families in Arkansas is encouraged to join in the event.

Take aim at an AGFC archery range before heading to the field

Sept. 21, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — With archery deer season cranking into gear Sept. 24, many hunters will be headed to the woods for the first time for the year soon. While you’re out and about in one of the many wildlife management areas throughout the state, you might notice a few additions to the facilities available for outdoors enthusiasts this year. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been able to add a few new archery ranges to some of the WMAs, shooting ranges and parks to help archers stay on target this season.

Arkansas tracking group recovers deer, memories

Sept. 21, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’s deer archery season opens Sept. 24, and a few enthusiastic bowhunters have already begun chasing deer through special urban bowhunting opportunities throughout the state. While most archers, as well as hunters using rifles or muzzleloaders, recover their deer with a fairly fast fast tracking job, every now and then a deer gives hunters the slip before it succumbs to the shot. The Arkansas Blood-trailing Network is available to help hunters leave the woods with the meat and the memories that come from successful outings.

 

Commission keeps conservation work on track

Sept. 15, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners at today’s meeting approved a $1 million budget transfer within the agency’s existing budget to complete the construction and installation of the Glaise Creek water-control structure on Henry Gray Hurricane Lake Wildlife Management Area to improve drainage and the capacity for sustainable bottomland hardwood forest management on the WMA.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 15, 2022

Justin Yancey sent us this photo of his 6 year old son, Gavin Yancey, working really hard for a rainbow trout on the Little Red River this past weekend. Justin says "I wanted to share this picture to encourage everyone to take a kid fishing. You won't regret it."