AGFC improving parking area at Lower White Oak Lake
May 9, 2023
CAMDEN — The Lower Jack’s Access at Lower White Oak Lake will be closed May 12-June 30 for an extensive renovation.
Follow the fish during the post-spawn with the aid of the AGFC
May 8, 2023
HOT SPRINGS — Many anglers will be following the fish to deeper water in the next few months as the spawn begins to wrap up for many bass and crappie. Now’s the time to scout out some of the most recent fish attractors placed in your favorite lake by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
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.
AGFC’s Jeremy Risley moves into black bass program coordinator role
April 19, 2023
With 20 years at the AGFC, including the last 18 as a fisheries biologist, Mountain Home 's Jeremy Risley is moving into the role as black bass program coordinator.
De Queen Lake WMA a getaway for bowhunters, anglers
March 22, 2023
DE QUEEN – De Queen Lake WMA is a great example of partners working together to provide public access and hunting opportunities in southwest Arkansas. The Army Corps of Engineers and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission joined together in 2009 to form the WMA partnership.
AGFC angler survey collecting data to better serve Arkansans
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.
Double-digit Hamilton hawg helps kick off master angler list for 2023
Feb. 15, 2023
HOT SPRINGS – Anglers at the January 14 Arkansas Bass Team Trail bass tournament on Lake Hamilton witnessed a special treat at weigh-in, a 10.64 pound largemouth brought to the scales by Curtis Priest of Jessieville.