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AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

April 18, 2022

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 Dr. in Little Rock. The Thursday meeting may be viewed at Commission Meeting live stream link.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

April 14, 2022

Jonathan Still put his kayak to good use on Overcup Lake in Conway County, hooking this nice crappie. Lacey Williams of Lakeview Landing at Overcup, who provided the photo, says crappie are moving in slowing, and some are still out in deeper spots of Overcup. Jigs are the go-to bait right now. While they're also still waiting on fish to move back toward the dock, the angling around the levee "is great," Lacey said. Lakeview Landing is off Arkansas Highway 95.

Public bear surveys can help bear conservation in Arkansas

April 13, 2022

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is proposing to expand bear-hunting opportunities in The Natural State, and the public can help biologists fill some critical data on the species, thanks to the social media site iNaturalist.

Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp artwork to be unveiled

April 13, 2022

LINCOLN, Arkansas — The artwork for the fourth edition of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp will be unveiled in a ceremony at the Historic Cane Hill Gallery at 2:30 p.m. April 16.

Wedington WMA presents nonhunting opportunities in spring

April 13, 2022

FAYETTEVILLE – The rolling Wedington Wildlife Management Area, situated within the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, offers fall hunting for deer and dove, but the area is as well known among local residents for its year-round nonhunting activities.

Trio builds more than knowledge through women’s outdoor workshops, program

April 13, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — If you ask Teresa Sollis Gray about her favorite takeaway from this year’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Spring Event held by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, she’ll tell you she has two — Meganne Townsend and Tammie Lenoard. But these three ladies didn’t just get to know one another this spring; their friendship was forged through BOW nearly four years ago.

Biologists churning away at moist-soil habitat for ducks

April 13, 2022

POCAHONTAS — The only thing people are breaking out the shotguns for may be turkey, but that doesn’t mean Arkansas Game and Fish staff aren’t hard at work laying the groundwork for next year’s duck season on public hunting areas and waterfowl rest areas. It’s planting season for most farmers, and the same holds true for land managers looking to put more food on the table for next year’s migration in the state’s 8,800 acres of intensively managed moist soil habitat.