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Academy Sports and Outdoors ‘Gets It for Game Wardens’

Oct. 26, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s “Get It for Game Wardens” program received a generous donation from Academy Sports and Outdoors this week with the donation of $3,000 to purchase products to help Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers protect and serve the natural resources of Arkansas.

AGFF To honor five at August banquet

Aug. 3, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will induct five conservationists into its highly acclaimed Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Saturday, August 27, at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission applauds accomplishments at Bennie Westphal’s final meeting

June 30, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Today’s Arkansas Game and Fish Commission meeting concluded one of the busiest years in recent history, with many accomplishments highlighted in AGFC Director Austin Booth’s report.

Arkansas Duck Stamp artwork to be revealed at Callapalooza 2022

June 1, 2022

STUTTGART — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will celebrate Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s unveiling of the artwork to be featured on the 2022-23 Arkansas State Duck Stamp at 11:30 a.m., June 4 in Stuttgart. The unveiling will be coordinated with the annual event known as Callapalooza, which celebrates the art of duck call-making.

Arkansas CWD surveillance work grabs national attention

Nov. 24, 2021

WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON — Chronic wasting disease was first detected in Arkansas in 2016, and since that time the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has worked tirelessly to map out exactly where the disease may have spread throughout The Natural State. Dr. Jenn Ballard recently joined radio host John Kruse on his nationally syndicated show, America Outdoors Radio, to explain some of the revolutionary techniques the AGFC has used to monitor this serious deer disease.

Get your deer tested for CWD and win a lifetime of hunting and fishing

Nov. 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Getting your deer tested for chronic wasting disease not only is free through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, it might even land you a free hunting and fishing for life. Thanks to a donation from the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, every Arkansas resident who has their harvested deer tested for CWD this year will be entered to win one of two gift certificates for a free Resident Sportsman's Lifetime Combination License and Permit. Hunters who submit multiple deer for testing will have increased chances of being selected. AGFC employees and immediate families are ineligible to win.

Stewart, Upton win Commissioners’ Cup on Lake Ouachita

June 23, 2021

MT. IDA — Catching a five-fish limit totaling 13.99 pounds, recent Benton High School graduates Skyler Upton and Brayden Stewart claimed the Senior Division first-place prize at the third annual Commissioners’ Cup youth bass fishing tournament June 19 on Lake Ouachita.