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CWD Management Zone expands to include Baxter, Scott and Stone counties

June 5, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has expanded the Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone to include Baxter, Scott and Stone counties following the confirmation of CWD-positive deer in or near these counties during the 2018-19 deer hunting season. 

AGFC offers hundreds of rods and reels to Arkansas anglers

June 3, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — No rod? No reel? No problem. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has more than 100 locations where people can check out fishing equipment just as though they were checking out a library book.
 

Tagged bass in Crooked Creek worth more than a few dollars

June 3, 2019

PYATT — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists are collecting and tagging smallmouth bass for angler-based research on Crooked Creek near Yellville. Dozens of smallmouth in this blue-ribbon fishery will sport yellow and red tags inserted alongside the dorsal fin worth a monetary reward.
 

Apply for a WMA deer hunting permit June 3-July 1

May 29, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will open its annual WMA deer permit hunt application period for the 2019-20 hunting season Monday, June 3 through Monday, July 1, 2019. Hunters interested in pursuing white-tailed deer on some of the most popular public deer-hunting areas in the state may apply through the AGFC’s licensing system at licensing.agfc.com, beginning at 8 a.m. June 3. 
 

Super Retriever Series competition tests waterfowl dogs’ mettle

May 29, 2019

MAYFLOWER – Pepper’s Pond, on Camp Robinson Special Use Area and owned by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will again host to the Super Retriever Series/Arkansas Retriever Challenge Friday through Sunday, May 31-June 2.

Little Red River trout management, habitat work update June 6

May 29, 2019

HEBER SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public meeting about the progress made in habitat work and trout management efforts on the Little Red River below Greers Ferry Dam. The open public meeting will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 6 in Room Four of the Heber Springs Community Center at 201 Bobbie Jean Lane in Heber Springs. 

Arkansas River levels may cause flooding of Lake Conway, Lake Atkins homes

May 28, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — An increased potential for flooding exists for residences around Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir in Faulkner County and Lake Atkins in Pope County this week. The greatest concern for flooding may begin as early as May 29 and continue until the Arkansas River recedes below Major Flood elevation.