LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers have answered the call for help from Texas. Twenty-eight AGFC wildlife officers are on their way to southeast Texas to assist in hurricane search and rescue efforts as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
A new, durable “hard card” will be available soon from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for hunters and anglers who wish to purchase the upgrade. This new license option and a solution to complaints over the standard paper big game tags were discussed in a special meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for 2018. The following recommendations will become effective Jan. 1, 2018.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has completed the much-anticipated drawing for permits to hunt white-tailed deer on some of the most popular wildlife management areas in the state. Email notifications for all permit holders were distributed Thursday to inform applicants of their status.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Sugarloaf Lake following the Labor Day Holiday (Sept. 5, 2017). The drawdown will lower the lake’s water level by 3 to 5 feet and should last until mid-winter.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of proposed changes to fishing regulations at today’s meeting. These regulations will be presented for a final vote during the Commission’s August meeting and, if passed, will become effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Governor Asa Hutchinson appointed Stan Jones of Walnut Ridge to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today at the AGFC’s Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in the River Market District of downtown Little Rock.