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Downtown Little Rock Christmas Tree provides year-round enjoyment

Jan. 10, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Little Rock’s Christmas tree, which spent the holiday season wowing visitors on Capitol Avenue and Main Street, borrowed a page from New York City’s tree this year, with a small twist. Rockefeller Plaza trees historically have been used as lumber for Habitat for Humanity homes. Little Rock’s tree also was used for habitat, but it will stay true to The Natural State’s motto. The habitat it creates will benefit one of Little Rock’s family fishing destinations.

CWD confirmed in three NW Arkansas counties

Jan. 9, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Chronic wasting disease, detected in Arkansas almost two years ago, has been found in three more counties. Four white-tailed deer in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties recently tested positive for the deadly disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 3, 2018

Bitter cold has hampered some hunters, but where there is open water, ducks are beginning to show up in good numbers.

Changes to fishing regulations take effect Jan. 1

Dec. 30, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Anglers venturing out for some New Year’s Day fishing will find a few changes to fishing regulations on waters throughout Arkansas this year, many of which were passed to make things a little easier to get on the water and have fun fishing this year.

Fitts named new director of AGFC

Dec. 28, 2017

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission announced today that Pat Fitts will become the agency’s 18th director in its 102-year history. Fitts will replace Jeff Crow, who announced his resignation Oct. 10. The appointment was announced during a special called meeting earlier today and becomes effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 27, 2017

Last week's heavy rains through the southern and eastern portions of Arkansas delivered much-needed water to state's public hunting grounds. Now, extreme cold and snowfall in Missouri and Illinois should push new ducks into the state. The new influx of water into Steve N. Wilson Raft Creek Bottoms WMA will allow for the first permit hunt of the season this weekend, Dec. 30-31.

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Dec. 26, 2017

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.