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Escape to the outdoors this Spring Break

March 20, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Trying to come up with some last-minute plans to keep the kids entertained during Spring Break? Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature and education centers have plenty of programs available to offer outdoors-oriented fun for kids of all ages. Kids can learn to shoot a bow or a bb gun, paddle a canoe or kayak, or make handy nature-themed crafts to take home and enjoy. 

Take a spring break to catch some newly stocked catfish

March 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – As many of the state’s elementary and secondary schools go on a week of spring break starting next Monday, the time off coincides with several central Arkansas fisheries being stocked with catfish.

Fort Smith golf course teeing up habitat for bobwhite

March 14, 2018

FORT SMITH - Ben Geren Golf Course has an out of the box approach to keeping it's "rough" in the perfect condition for northern bobwhite.

AGFC and UAPB tune in to DeGray Lake hybrid bass

March 14, 2018

ARKADELPHIA – Hybrid striped bass are hard-pulling sport fish that have a reputation for being cooperative when bass and crappie become finicky. These man-made crosses of a white bass and their striped bass cousins also cause a bit of controversy between anglers who fish for them and those who prefer other species.

AGFC honors 20 during awards banquet

March 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission honored 20 wildlife officers for their dedicated service to the natural resources and the people of Arkansas during its Fifth Annual Enforcement Awards Banquet in Little Rock yesterday. The banquet recognizes officers from across the state who have gone above and beyond the call of duty during the previous year. 

Massachusetts transplant claims top seat in Master Angler Program

March 14, 2018

FLIPPIN – When it comes to big fish, many anglers have a lot of tall tales. But one Arkansas angler can prove that he has more trophy-size fish under his belt than anyone. Last year, Roger Pyzocha, a Massachusetts native who now lives in Flippin caught his 23rd Arkansas fish that qualified for the AGFC’s Master Angler Program.

Leftover WMA turkey hunt permits available online March 12

March 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – If you didn’t draw a wildlife management area turkey hunt permit during the regular drawing, there’s still a chance to get a spot to hunt some of Arkansas’s most popular WMAs. All leftover permits will be available at on a first-come, first-served online sale beginning 8 a.m., March 12.