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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 20, 2022

The Haylee family from Wisconsin caught some nice stripers on Norfork Lake last week. Photo provided by Steve Street.

 

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 19, 2022

More mallards could move into Arkansas with the latest weather headed this way, and waterfowl hunters should find the best habitat conditions of the season over the next several days. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Youths learn gun safety, outdoors appreciation in mentored hunt

Jan. 19, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Randy Douglas treasures the memories of his first exposure to hunting and fishing, beginning around the age of 7, and he’s been determined to pay that back to today’s youths. Douglas hosted 10 fledgling outdoors participants, during the weekend of the November Arkansas youth deer hunt.  Two of whom had won spots for the hunt through The Big Catch, a community fishing event held twice a year in Little Rock. This year, Douglas followed that up on Jan. 1-2 by taking three more young hunters and families to learn about hunting and the outdoors.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 13, 2022

David Stott found the big bass biting last Saturday at Lake Maumelle, catching this 8-pound bass as part of a five-bass stringer that weighed more than 17 pounds, enough to win a bass league tournament event. Mike Hammett finished right behid Stott, catching five bass totaling 16.22 pounds. Photo provided by WestRock Landing.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 12, 2022

A mallard drake makes his getaway from an area at Halowell Reservoir in this undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 6, 2022

Dale Clark landed this beautiful, hefty rainbow trout while fishing the Spring River in north Arkansas recently. Photo provided by Mark Crawford.

American Fisheries Society's Hutton Scholar Program

Jan. 5, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Two Arkansas high school students will have the opportunity for eight-week internships with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division this summer. Each of the American Fisheries Society Hutton Scholar interns who are chosen by a selection committee will be paid and the students will have AGFC biologists providing mentorship for the summer.