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Bald Knob edges out Corning in Arkansas trap-shooting championship

June 6, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – With no more misses to spare in the final round, at the end of a long day shooting in hot and humid conditions, Bald Knob High School’s top trap-shooting team ran off 52 straight hits to win its first Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program senior state championship here Saturday.

Life jackets ticket to sweet rewards

June 6, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Wildlife officers throughout Arkansas will be looking to hand out some of the sweetest citations an angler could ask for this summer. Thanks to Sonic Drive In, AGFC wildlife officers will be armed with 10,000 special “ice cream citations” for youths on Arkansas waters when they’re caught wearing their life jackets.

Become an outdoors-woman with AGFC

June 4, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will open online enrollment in this year’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop June 4-30. The workshop, which introduces women 18 and older to various outdoors activities, will be held Sept. 28-30 at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center in Ferndale.

 

WMA deer hunt permit application period open

June 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – If you want to hunt on some of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s most popular deer-hunting destinations this fall, you’ll want to apply for a special WMA deer hunt from June 1 until July 1.  
 

Free Fishing Weekend, derbies June 8-10

June 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – From noon Friday, June 8, through midnight Sunday night, June 10, no angler will need a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas. 
 

AYSSP Teams Go Head-to-Head in Seniors, Juniors for State Championships June 1-2

May 30, 2018

JACKSONVILLE – Four teams in the senior division of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournaments established themselves as solid front-runners for Saturday’s State Championship round. Texarkana Arkansas Razorback Trap Team Red, Bald Knob Bulldog White and the Booneville Bearcats Team 1 each won its respective region by at least eight targets, and Greene County 4-H Team No. 2 outlasted a very strong East Regional by 5 targets over its nearest competitors.

Public meetings to update fisheries management on Lake Ouachita, June 7 and 26

May 30, 2018

HOT SPRINGS - Lake Ouachita reigns as one of the best fisheries in Arkansas. Its crystal clear waters accommodate many species of fish that anglers of all types enjoy. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is undergoing its scheduled review and revision process for the lake’s fisheries management plan, and would like to hear directly from the anglers who use this treasured resource.