The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family Fishing Day scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled for June 17 at 9 a.m. until noon. Event coordinators decided to postpone the event because of weather forecasts predicting a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms and rain this Saturday.
Commissioners approved hunting regulations changes for the 2017-18 hunting seasons, including the season dates for all game, including the 2017-18 waterfowl season and 2018 turkey season at last week's meeting in the AGFC headquarters in Little Rock.
You can now follow Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Jeff Crow anywhere by visiting his feed at Twitter@JeffCrow9. Crow hopes to update his followers about some of the important issues he deals with on a day-to-day basis, from working with employees around the state to working with the many agencies and organizations the AGFC partners with to achieve its goals.
Greg Rae was promoted today to colonel to lead the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Enforcement Division. He succeeds Pat Fitts, who recently was promoted to assistant deputy director at the agency.
The application period for Arkansas’s special urban bowhunts for the 2017-18 hunting season is now open and will run until 6:30 p.m., August 18.