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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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 5, 2022

Ducks are observed by drone over a field that was soaked by recent rains. After a dry several weeks to the Arkansas 2021-22 duck season, recent rain events have given waterfowl more habitat in state to stay awhile during migration. 

Carbaugh Goes Airborne in Study of Waterfowl

Dec. 29, 2021

AGFC biologist Jason Carbaugh's many duties include banding birds, including wood ducks, doves and Canada geese. Here he is releasing a banded wood duck back into the wild.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 29, 2021

Ducks find some much needed habitat and safety from hunters at the Wrape Plantation rest area at George H. Dunklin Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in an undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 22, 2021

The weekend's rains gave ducks more habitat to make a stopover in Arkansas for some of the AGFC's moist-soil habitat. Dry conditions still exist in many spots, but the soil is primed to hold more rainfall now, biologists note. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Let AGFC Help With Christmas Gift-Getting

Dec. 22, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – Last-second Christmas shopping seems like its own season with the mad dash to secure that special something for that special someone. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission may be able to ease your worries with an assortment of choices from our handy bag of ideas.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Dec. 16, 2021

John Bannister caught this nice brown trout fishing the Spring River in northeast Arkansas. Bannister was using an El Diablo XL fly while fishing with Spring River guide Mark Crawforda little over a week ago.