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Bergman takes high school state archery championship, Barton and Washington round out middle and elementary divisions

March 8, 2023

HOT SPRINGS — Bergman High School walked away with a decisive victory in the High School Division of the 15th annual Archery in the Schools State Championship held Saturday at Bank OZK Arena. Bergman’s  top 12 archers posted an impressive 3,285 points out of a possible 3,600 to walk away with the state crown.

Benton Parks and Recreation leads charge to outdoor opportunities

Feb. 22, 2023

Thanks to instruction and assistance from AGFC educators, Benton residents can now learn skills in fishing, archery, hunting and other outdoors pursuits in addition to traditional offerings.

First-time archer proves it’s never too late to start

Feb. 1, 2023

PINE BLUFF — Finding a place to start hunting if one doesn’t have family or friends who enjoy an outdoors lifestyle can be intimidating. Thanks to a new program through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center, six “adult onset” hunters overcame that hurdle and joined the ranks of seasoned bowhunters last fall.

Arkansas students ready for statewide archery competition

Feb. 16, 2022

HOT SPRINGS — Eighty-eight teams of students ranging from fourth-graders through high school seniors have been selected to compete in this year’s Archery in the Schools State Championship March 4-5 at the Bank OZK Arena in Hot Springs after last week’s regional competitions, held throughout the state.

Winter bowhunting opportunities offer last chance to complete Triple Trophy Award for deer hunters

Jan. 12, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Modern gun deer hunting is in the rearview mirror for the 2021-22 deer season, but there’s still time to fill a tag with archery tackle until the end of February. For those who have already taken a deer during Arkansas’s modern gun season and one during Arkansas’s muzzleloader season, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Triple Trophy Award may yet be within reach.

Ozark Highlands Nature Center earns national recognition

Jan. 5, 2022

SPRINGDALE — The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center and Split Rock Studios were honored by the National Association of Interpretation with a second-place national showing at the organization’s 2021 professional awards ceremony held in December.

Triple Trophy award marks deer hunting’s most determined

Nov. 17, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The opening day of modern gun deer hunting season may have passed, but there’s still plenty of time left to claim a spot in Arkansas’s deer hunting honor roll by completing the Triple Trophy Award.