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Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 3, 2018

A fun time for an angler and his dog awaits on the Spring River, especially with bigger rainbows active now with cool temps and cloudy days. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.

Arkansas hunters tag 81 alligators

Oct. 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - With 81 filled tags, Arkansas’s 2018 alligator hunting season ended just shy of the record harvest set last year. 
 

AGFC fishing events hook more than 45,000 anglers in 2018

Oct. 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission helped provide fishing opportunities for more than 45,000 people this year through catfish and trout stockings and events focused on community ponds and fishing derbies in 2018.

Arkansas Wildlife TV Returns for Fall 2018 Season

Oct. 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – You can go on an outdoor adventure in The Natural State without leaving home when the new season of “Arkansas Wildlife” debuts this weekend.

Field tour promotes quail conservation on farms, ranches and timberland

Oct. 3, 2018

PERRYVILLE - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special in-the-field workshop to teach interested landowners how to balance Northern bobwhite habitat with agriculture, livestock and timber production from 4 to 7 p.m., Oct. 9 at Diamond Trail Riding Stables in Perryville.  
 

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Sept. 26, 2018

Lake Hamilton, as seen from the new hiking trail on Electric Island on the southeast side of the lake, about a mile from the Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery. Lake Hamilton, according to our reports from Greeson Marine in the Fishing Report, is at prime fishing temperature this week and the fall bite is happening.

Archery bear hunt quota met in Zone 1

Sept. 26, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME – Bear hunting with a bow was over nearly before it started this year in Bear Zone 1. In only three days, the 250-bear quota was met by bowhunters bagging their bruins.
The 72-hour season has some hunters scratching their heads, but Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Large Carnivore Program Coordinator Myron Means explains that it’s not due to a huge spike in the bear population or harvest-checking hijinks.