BEEBE - Thanks to a partnership with The Trust for Public Land and the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has added 975 acres of access for hunters to Cypress Bayou Wildlife Management Area in White County, boosting that WMA to approximately 2,638 acres of publicly accessible wildlife habitat.
HOT SPRINGS - August can be a brutal time to bass fish on a clear-water lake in Arkansas, but hopes are high that 56 anglers competing in the Forrest Wood Cup, Aug. 10-12, will crack the code and bring some impressive weights to the scales. The Cup is the championship event for the Fishing League Worldwide bass fishing tour, one of the largest professional fishing organizations in the country.
HOT SPRINGS - Youths are invited to a special derby in conjuction with the Forrest Wood Cup at Hot Springs Family Park at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11. The event is open to anyone 18 and under and any Special Olympics participants of any age.
LITTLE ROCK – August is “National Shooting Sports Month” and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be participating in the event at both the Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range in Mayflower and the Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Shotgun Range near Hope.
The Jason Becker family from Illinois had a big day on Greers Ferry Lake last week with guide Tommy Cauley, catching several limits of fish. Photo provided by Tommy Cauley.
SARATOGA - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists increased the food available to wintering waterfowl on Millwood Lake last Friday with a special air delivery of Japanese millet around 500 acres along the edge of the lake.
HOT SPRINGS - Many Lake Ouachita largemouths may have an increased aptitude for growth, thanks to a pilot Florida bass stocking project implemented by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission from 2007-2014.