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Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

July 11, 2018

Jimmy Crowl, an Oklahoma rancher who has been fishing the White River for 25-plus years, caught this brown trout at the Rainbow Bridge at Cotter, his first catch of a brown at the bridge site. No doubt this catch made for a happy day, and the water there is perfect for cooling off from this heat. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock
 

Operation Dry Water, July 4 holiday lead to more than 200 citations

July 11, 2018

HOT SPRINGS – More than 200 citations and 400 warnings were issued to boaters on Arkansas waters last week as part of two operations by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Law Enforcement Division, according to Col. Greg Rae, chief of the division.
 

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

July 4, 2018

A couple of happy anglers from Northwest Arkansas landed their limit of stripers on Beaver Lake recently. Photo by Mike Bailey

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

June 27, 2018

A young angler lands a rainbow in the Spring River with guide Mark Crawford.

Falling turkey harvest common theme in southeastern U.S.

June 27, 2018

BISMARCK – Arkansas’s harvest of wild turkeys during April’s 16-day season continued in the declining direction seen for the past 14 years. The 7,885 birds reported harvested by hunters, which included those harvested during a two-day youth hunt preceding the regular season, was a precipitous and concerning fall from 2017’s 10,000-plus harvest turkeys in state.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

June 20, 2018

 Mike and Florence Galloway of Kansas caught a nice limit of striper Tuesday morning with guide Mike Bailey on Beaver Lake. Bailey says that Mike Galloway is a disabled Navy veteran and avid angler that caught striper fever a few years ago. Mike and Florence make their way down to Beaver several times each year to chase their favorite fish, Bailey adds. There were all done by 7 a.m., he says. Photo by Mike Bailey.

 

AGFC unveils new email address for reporting sick animals

June 20, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Jenn Ballard, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s veterinarian, has introduced a new program to report sick or dead animals and fish that she hopes will help the agency stay on top of health problems affecting wildlife.