MCGEHEE - Five Arkansas landowners and two Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists earned special recognition for their outstanding conservation efforts at the Wildlife Habitat Restoration and Private Lands conference held May 8-9 at the Delta Resort in McGehee.
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 Drive in Little Rock.
Millwood Lake guide Mike Siefert has been enjoying a hot lake of late. Largemouth bass ranging from 6 to 11 pounds have been caught at Millwood in recent weeks by regular anglers and tournament competitors, Mike says.
JASPER – Twenty-nine lucky hunters will find out if their application for an Arkansas elk permit was successful at the Buffalo River Elk Festival, June 23. Biologists are trying to make it easier for the rest of us wanting to take an Arkansas elk who are willing to put in a little legwork and handshaking to make it happen. Beginning May 15, Private Land Elk Permits will be available on www.agfc.com.
JACKSONVILLE – Gilson Elam was a perfect 50-for-50 and Jagger East, John Cox and Jonah Rathburn hit a combined 146 targets out of 150 attempts in leading the Texarkana Arkansas Razorback Trap Team’s Red Squad to the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s South Senior Regional championship last Saturday, May 5, at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex.
ALMA - For most Arkansans, thoughts of duck season have been stowed alongside the waders and decoys, but work for the next year in the wetlands has already begun at Frog Bayou Wildlife Management Area near Alma.
WEST MEMPHIS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program will bring the fish and the fun for all ages to Tilden Rogers Park from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.