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Triple Trophy Award available to deer hunters

Nov. 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With deer season in full swing, some hunters already have made Arkansas’s deer hunting honor roll - scoring a Triple Trophy Award. 
 

Application period for online waterfowl hunts begins Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - More than 60,000 acres of wetland habitat are available for waterfowl hunters through Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas, nearly all of which is open on a first-come, first-served basis. However, a few select locations are reserved through drawn permit hunts to increase hunter satisfaction and prevent conflicts from hunters setting up too close to one another.
 

High water closes deer hunting in some areas

Nov. 7, 2018

JONESBORO – High water on the White and Cache rivers has forced the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to temporarily close deer season in some wildlife management areas of eastern Arkansas, as well as some private land in the Cache River and Little River basin. Deer hunters are urged to check current water levels in their area before heading out for the opening of modern gun deer season, Nov. 10.
 

Log in to Arkansas Wild Game Day Live Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With the main events of Arkansas’s hunting seasons finally upon us, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special live Facebook feed from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.Thursday to offer a forecast and update hunters on the latest news from the field. 

Memorialize their first deer with certificate offered by AGFC

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Thousands of young Arkansas hunters scored the first deer of their hunting careers during last weekend’s youth modern gun deer hunt and tens of thousands of pictures were taken and shared digitally. Memorialize that unforgettable first Arkansas deer with a printable certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

AGFC to hold public meeting on progress of Lake Poinsett renovation

Oct. 31, 2018

HARRISBURG - Fisheries biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a special public meeting on the progress of the Lake Poinsett renovation 6 p.m., Nov. 8, at Calvary Church in Harrisburg. The focus of the meeting will be updating all interested parties in the overall plan and timeline of the project as well as highlighting milestones and work that may have gone unnoticed so far. 
 

Lake Dardanelle crappie worth more than a meal

Oct. 31, 2018

RUSSELLVILLE - Crappie anglers on Lake Dardanelle may be able to win more than a fish dinner if they notice a special yellow tag behind the dorsal fin of fish they catch in the next few months. Fisheries biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have been busy netting and tagging several hundred crappie with special reward tags as part of a study on the crappie fishery this year.