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2023 Arkansas duck stamp unveiled

Aug. 30, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The 2023 Arkansas duck stamp was unveiled Aug. 26 during the 32nd annual Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet. The unveiling was witnessed by a record-breaking crowd of 1,800 gathered at the Little Rock Convention Center.

Become an Outdoors-Woman this Fall with the AGFC

Aug. 30, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend getaway, Oct. 6-8 at the C.A. Vines 4 H Center in Little Rock with workshops throughout each day to help ladies learn how to hunt, fish and be a larger part of conservation in Arkansas.

AGFC co-hosting youth fishing day during international fishing tournament on Hamilton

Aug. 30, 2023

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fishing Education Program is joining forces with USA Bass and USAngling to put on a special youth fishing education event during the upcoming 2023 Pan American Bass Fishing Championship 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at Andrew Hulsey State Fish Hatchery on Lake Hamilton.

AGFC, AEDC offer $713,000 from poaching fines to Arkansas schools

Aug. 28, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – Nearly three-quarters of a million dollars is available for Arkansas schools this year, thanks to a partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Rural Services to turn poaching violations into education opportunities. 

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Aug. 24, 2023

Rich Arnold from Ida, Louisiana, was drift-fishing a Pheasant Tail soft hackle alongside the moss beds in the deep water of the Little Red River when this nice brown trout decided to take his fly while he was fishing with guide Mike Winkler.

AGFC launches new online hunting license system, smartphone app

Aug. 23, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Renewing your hunting and fishing licenses this year will be easier than ever before, thanks to an upgraded online licensing portal launching this week. Smartphone users also will find a new AGFC mobile app to download and keep handy this hunting season. 

Duck numbers drop in breeding grounds

Aug. 23, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released its report on the 2023 Waterfowl Population Status late last week, and the numbers of ducks slid from 2022’s estimate, with drop attributed to extremely dry habitat conditions on the breeding grounds of Canada and the northernmost U.S.