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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

June 2, 2022

Braelyn Bridgeman, age 13, and his uncle Kyle celebrate the catch of a golden rainbow trout on Memorial Day. The trout was caught right above Crooked Creek before the catch-and-release area toward Rim Shoals while they were camping with family at the White Buffalo Resort. After this catch of a lifetime, Braelyn released the trout back to the waters for maybe someone else's future fishing story. Photo provided by Joanna Bishop.

Arkansas WMA Deer Hunt Permit opportunities expanded, apply today

June 1, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The application period for special deer hunting permits on many wildlife management areas in Arkansas is open until 11:59 p.m. July 1, and hunters will notice many new opportunities, thanks to regulations passed during the May Commission meeting.

Arkansas Duck Stamp artwork to be revealed at Callapalooza 2022

June 1, 2022

STUTTGART — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will celebrate Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s unveiling of the artwork to be featured on the 2022-23 Arkansas State Duck Stamp at 11:30 a.m., June 4 in Stuttgart. The unveiling will be coordinated with the annual event known as Callapalooza, which celebrates the art of duck call-making.

State trap-shooting championship this weekend

June 1, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – When the top 64 teams from the senior division of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program meet at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex on June 4, those bearing the names Beebe, Fouke, Jacksonville and God’s Great Outdoors of Farmington will be carrying the top seeds going into their respective competition brackets. Junior teams will shoot June 3 with Magnolia, Corning, Southside and Alma squads filling the top seeds in their competition.

Unattended baby wild animals might not be abandoned

June 1, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas is blessed with an abundance of wildlife and their offspring. Throughout the spring and summer, it is not uncommon to come across unattended baby wild animals. But alone doesn't mean orphaned when it comes to wildlife.

AGFC’s hatcheries, 30 other locations provide free fishing opportunities June 11

June 1, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Not only will the fishing in Arkansas be free on the weekend of June 10-12, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will provide plenty of free opportunities around the state for kids and adults to fish on Saturday, June 11.

Irrigation warning for property bordering AGFC lakes

June 1, 2022

CONWAY — Employees and contractors with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be conducting herbicide applications to Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir and Lake Overcup beginning in May and ending in September.