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Arkansas Wildlife Federation accepting entries for student art contest

Jan. 9, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Wildlife Federation and Creative Ideas, a Little Rock-based nonprofit organization, are accepting entries into the 2019 “Wildlife of Arkansas” student art contest to help promote conservation awareness through the arts. Entries will be accepted through Feb. 15, 2019.

Last youth modern gun deer hunt Jan. 5-6

Dec. 31, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — The second modern gun deer hunt for youth hunters will take place across Arkansas this Saturday and Sunday. Only hunters who are 6 to 15 years of age may pursue deer with modern guns on this last chance of the season. Incorrect dates for the hunt were listed in a previous press release before the Christmas Holiday, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission apologizes for the error.

CWD-positive deer found in Scott County

Dec. 21, 2018

WALDRON  – Chronic wasting disease has been found in Scott County. A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer harvested north of Waldron tested positive for the disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
 

Don’t forget gun locks when purchasing firearms for Christmas

Dec. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Hunting rifles, shotguns and handguns are some favorite “big-ticket” items that find their way under a hunter or shooting sports participant’s tree each Christmas. Help keep everyone in the household safe by ensuring each firearm comes with a safety lock.
 

Northern pintail lands on 2019 AGFC license plate

Dec. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — A northern pintail, a favorite of many waterfowl hunters and birders, is featured on the 2019 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission license plate, the 20th in the series. 

Add a little Christmas spirit to your favorite fishing hole

Dec. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — That Christmas tree that stands proudly above gifts on Christmas morning has plenty of giving left to do if you’re an angler. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has established drop-off locations for all leftover Christmas trees near popular fishing destinations to give them a new life as fish habitat.
 

Statewide holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-28

Dec. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters using modern guns have one more chance to collect on their scouting time and tag a trophy. The statewide modern gun Holiday Deer Hunt is Dec. 26-28.