Sept. 27, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — A hot, dry summer has left Arkansas lakes and rivers lower than usual for the arrival of fall, and the weather has brought water hazards closer to the surface. Recreational boaters and anglers need to be extra vigilant these days.
Aug. 17, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved a special free fishing day during today’s regularly scheduled meeting at AGFC Headquarters. Anyone will be able to fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout permit Aug. 23.
May 31, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking trout anglers in The Natural State to keep an eye on their inbox in the next few weeks in case they are selected to participate in the AGFC Trout Program’s statewide angler survey. The survey is being conducted by HDNR Consulting to help the AGFC learn more about how they can help meet trout anglers’ expectations in Arkansas.
April 25, 2023
FORREST CITY – The nationally renowned late restaurant entrepreneur Dave Thomas created a different kind of beef patty and with it the Wendy’s burger chain that rivaled the biggest in the world. David Thomas, a commercial fisherman from Johnson County, also is wanting to introduce people to a different kind of meat patty.
March 15, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is wrapping up an online survey to learn more about licensed anglers in The Natural State, and time is running out to offer your insight into the future of Arkansas’s fisheries management.
Sept. 14, 2022
TAYLOR — The American Gamebird Research Education and Development Foundation, under recommendation from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, is conducting a 5-foot drawdown of Lake Erling in Lafayette County to combat the spread of giant salvinia, a highly invasive aquatic plant species not native to the United States.
Sept. 2, 2022
TEXARKANA – The three boat ramps on Mercer Bayou in Miller County near Fouke are being closed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for the Labor Day weekend due to the discovery today of giant salvinia at one of the ramps and in the canal.