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Commission approves updated CWD management plan

Feb. 18, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved an update to the agency’s official Chronic Wasting Disease Management and Response Plan at today’s meeting. The meeting was condensed to a single day and conducted via teleconferencing software because of impassable roads throughout much of the state. A feed of the meeting is available on the AGFC’s YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrbxMWl7Wdk&feature=youtu.be.

Ozark Highlands Nature Center opens in Northwest Arkansas

Dec. 10, 2020

SPRINGDALE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unveiled its fifth and largest nature center to date in the heart of Northwest Arkansas in front of a small in-person gathering and for countless others attending via Facebook. The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Ozark Highlands Nature Center stands as the crown jewel in the AGFC’s network of education facilities throughout the state, and will begin to welcome guests into its exhibit area beginning tomorrow morning by scheduled appointment.

Foundation cleaning up Cedar Mountain

Oct. 28, 2020

PARON — The Central Arkansas Chapter of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s Arkansas Outdoor Society will host a special cleanup day from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Oct. 31 at the new Cedar Mountain Wildlife Management Area in Saline County. 

Gov. Hutchinson proclaims Sept. 26 National Hunting and Fishing Week in Arkansas

Sept. 17, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners watched a special video at their regularly scheduled meeting today from Gov. Asa Hutchinson, recognizing Sept. 26 as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Arkansas and proclaiming the week leading up to it as Arkansas Hunting and Fishing Week.

Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet Postponed Until 2021, ‘Super Silent’ Auction in the Works

July 15, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation announced last Thursday the annual Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet, scheduled for August 29 in Little Rock, would not be held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s inductees and award recipients will be moved to 2021. 

Harmon, Jacks top pack at 2020 Commissioners’ Cup youth bass tournament

June 24, 2020

HOT SPRINGS – There was no “blast off” of boats or large crowd to watch the weigh-in at this year’s Commissioners’ Cup youth bass tournament, presented by Xpress Boats, but the fishing fever was no less evident in the ranks of high school and junior high anglers fishing across the state Saturday, June 20. At the end of the day, it was the team of Kanon Harmon of Haskell and Brody Jacks of Tull who stood above the field with an impressive limit of fish from Millwood Lake in Southwest Arkansas. Their six-bass limit measured 102.5 inches, nearly half a foot longer than second place.

Browne, Davis, Dodsons and Mahony Family to be inducted in Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame

May 20, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation today announced the 2020 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees and its Legacy Award. These individuals will be recognized at the 2020 annual Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday, August 29 in Little Rock.