Alligator permits drawn; private-land hunting available
July 21, 2021
Permits for hunting alligators on Arkansas's public land were drawn and awarded to 33 hunters, but those who want to hunt alligators on private land still have opportunities through the AGFC's quota system. The two weekends of the season are in September.
Apply for an Arkansas public land alligator hunt
June 16, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — People interested in chasing an Arkansas alligator on public land and water this fall have until midnight June 30 to put their name in the hat. Applications for the 2021 Arkansas alligator season are available online at www.agfc.com.
State’s alligator harvest sets mark, includes a near 14-footer
Sept. 30, 2020
MONTICELLO – Arkansas hunters harvested more alligators than ever before in the 2020 alligator season, which was held the third and fourth weekends in September in three hunting zones in the lower half of the state. Included in that harvest was the longest alligator taken since the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission began setting an annual alligator hunting season.
First-time opportunity for private land quota hunts on Arkansas alligators
Sept. 9, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — In just over two weeks, Arkansas will host its first-ever quota-based alligator hunt on private land in the southern portion of the state.
Thirty-eight Arkansas draw public land alligator hunting permits, private land hunting still available
July 15, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — The drawing for Arkansas’s 2020-21 public land alligator season permits is complete, and 38 hunters have been notified of drawing their permit. If you weren’t one of the lucky few who scored a public land permit this year, there’s still plenty of opportunity to bag a gator in The Natural State. Thanks to a new quota-hunt system, anyone with access to private land in the southern half of the state has an opportunity to go on an alligator hunt.
Application period for Arkansas public land alligator hunts open
June 16, 2020
LITTLE ROCK – People interested in chasing an Arkansas alligator on public land and water this fall have until midnight June 30 to put their name in the hat. Applications for the 2020 Arkansas alligator season are available online at www.agfc.com.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approves 2020-21 hunting regulations changes
May 21, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted today to approve many changes to the Commission’s Code of Regulations, including many wildlife regulations that may impact hunters during the 2020-21 hunting seasons. The proposals were presented to the public through an online survey in March and were formally proposed to the Commission during its April 23 meeting.