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Get in gear with Arkansas Wildlife magazine

Jan. 5, 2022

Imagine catching alligator gar from a sandbar in the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock. Before the days of dams on the river, it was possible. In the January/February issue of Arkansas Wildlife, D.L. Grantham, now in his 80s, takes us back to his younger days when he and his fishing buddies hooked and snared alligator gar in the middle of a bustling capital city.

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.

CWD found in Randolph County

Dec. 31, 2021

DALTON – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has confirmed that a hunter-harvested white-tailed deer taken in Randolph County tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

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.

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.

New ramp at Maddox Bay reopens public opportunity for anglers, hunters

Dec. 22, 2021

 

HOLLY GROVE — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission last week completed a new boating access to Maddox Bay, an oxbow of the White River and historic fishing and hunting hotspot in Monroe County.

Donate your Christmas tree to boost angling action

Dec. 22, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Once the wrapping paper has been thrown away and the last drop of egg nog has been consumed, few people have a use for that evergreen tree that graced their home during the holiday season. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a new job for those leftover trees: fish habitat.