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2023 Arkansas duck stamp unveiled

Aug. 30, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The 2023 Arkansas duck stamp was unveiled Aug. 26 during the 32nd annual Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet. The unveiling was witnessed by a record-breaking crowd of 1,800 gathered at the Little Rock Convention Center.

Outdoor Hall of Fame banquet to celebrate 2023 inductees

Aug. 16, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will induct six new members to the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame including the recipients of its Legacy Award and the Steve Smith Spirit of Giving Award at the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet Aug. 26, at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Outdoor legend and former Commissioner McCollum dies at 81

June 28, 2023

STUTTGART — Marion McCollum, who served as an Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioner from 1995-2002, died June 21 in Stuttgart at the age of 81.

Commission approves renovation to Lake Conway, Martin passes gavel to Jones

June 19, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard and approved plans at Thursday’s regular meeting to begin the construction of a new spillway system at Craig D. Campbell Lake Conway Reservoir and the subsequent renovation of the 6,700-acre lake in central Arkansas.

Magnet Cove brothers break through for Commissioners’ Cup win

May 3, 2023

HOT SPRINGS — Once the early morning thunderstorms had passed Saturday, the day turned out to be perfect for fishing and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s 5th annual Commissioners’ Cup, presented by XPress Boats, on Lake Hamilton. Brothers Dakota and Dalton Reid, with their dad serving them as boat captain, had the biggest two-person haul of the day – 18.66 pounds with a five-bass stringer – to win the senior division.

Fifth annual AGFF Commissioners’ Cup this weekend

April 25, 2023

HOT SPRINGS — Arkansas youth bass fishing teams still have a little time to register for the fifth annual Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Commissioners’ Cup presented by Xpress Boats on Lake Hamilton April 29.

PRADCO donates to ‘reimagine’ nature center

April 3, 2023

FORT SMITH – Bruce Stanton, vice president and general manager of the PRADCO fishing division, made two announcements on the deck of the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Thursday afternoon. One recognized the needs of future generations; the other was a surprise that honored a longtime contributor to the joys of fishing.