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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 16, 2023

Angler Sean Combs from Mountain Home had a stellar day on Bull Shoals Lake recently catching an assortment of nice fish, including this massive striper, while fishing with guide Del Colvin.

AGFC officer prevents possible tragedy in swift-water rescue

Feb. 15, 2023

JONESBORO — A Boy Scout or police officer helping an elderly couple cross the road is one of the most wholesome images of Americana, but in a recent event along the Black River, it was much more of an emergency action.

Associations burn through burden of habitat management

Feb. 15, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Last year, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission helped improve habitat on 57,221 acres through the use of prescribed fire with only 81 available days when conditions were right to burn. Thanks to new prescribed burn associations forming throughout The Natural State, the AGFC is putting the tools in place to eclipse that amazing tally.

Double-digit Hamilton hawg helps kick off master angler list for 2023

Feb. 15, 2023

HOT SPRINGS –  Anglers at the January 14 Arkansas Bass Team Trail bass tournament on Lake Hamilton witnessed a special treat at weigh-in, a 10.64 pound largemouth brought to the scales by Curtis Priest of Jessieville.

Second Annual Black Bear Bonanza March 4

Feb. 15, 2023

BENTONVILLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be one of many conservation agencies participating in the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Second Annual Black Bear Bonanza, Presented by onX, from 9 a.m-5 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Benton County Quail Barn in Northwest Arkansas.

105 teams set for AGFC’s Archery in the Schools State Championship

Feb. 15, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Thousands of young archers throughout The Natural State took their places at the firing line last weekend to compete in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Archery in the Schools regional qualifying tournaments. At the close of competition, 105 teams were chosen to compete in this year’s state championship event, which will be held at Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs, March 3-4.

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Feb. 13, 2023

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following date 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 Dr. in Little Rock. To view the Thursday commission meeting online, please click on this link.