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Mount Magazine WMA is a little of everything

March 23, 2022

PARIS, Arkansas – One Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area is contained within a national forest and also has a portion serving as an Arkansas State Park. It features nearly every kind of popular game species and plenty of watchable nongame birds and animals, not to mention spectacular views and the highest point in all of the state. Mount Magazine WMA offers a getaway for the hunter, angler, wildlife watcher, hiker, casual driver or vacationer looking for a perfect weekend away.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

July 8, 2020

Ella Kate Brown caught her personal best crappie, 14.5 inches long, while recently fishing the backwater of the Arkansas River with her dad, Brandon. Ella Kate was using a black/hot pink Bobby Garland Jig.

AGFC improving Pendleton Bridge Access to Arkansas River

June 3, 2020

PENDLETON — Contractors working with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be expanding the boat ramp at the popular access to the Arkansas River beside Pendleton Bridge in Desha County during the next few weeks.

Arkansan sports record-breaking mullet

April 29, 2020

GILLETT – Samuel Yarberry of Bryant landed in the Arkansas state fishing record book, taking a striped mullet with unrestricted tackle March 27.

AGFC advises boaters to stay off Arkansas River during Memorial Day weekend

May 23, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Memorial Day weekend is synonymous with fun in the sun, fishing, and enjoying time on the water, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is warning everyone to steer clear of the Arkansas River this year, due to the massive amount of water being released from reservoirs throughout Oklahoma that have nearly reached capacity from spring rainfall.
 

AGFC and Arkansas Tech team up to track secretive sauger on Arkansas River

March 13, 2019

RUSSELLVILLE — Researchers at Arkansas Tech University are working with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to learn more about the habits of sauger swimming in the Arkansas River. And if you just had a curious look on your face after reading the word “sauger,” you’re probably not alone. 

Snakeheads undetected in Pool 2 of Arkansas River

June 20, 2018

DUMAS – Recent electrofishing surveys for northern snakeheads, which have been found downstream of Wilbur D. Mills Dam in Desha County, have not been able to locate any of the invasive species in the river or backwaters upstream of that dam.