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Bass show increased trophy potential at Lake Ouachita

July 25, 2018

HOT SPRINGS - Many Lake Ouachita largemouths may have an increased aptitude for growth, thanks to a pilot Florida bass stocking project implemented by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission from 2007-2014.

Biologists box bass, crappie at DeGray Lake

June 20, 2018

ARKADELPHIA - More than 11,000 cubic feet of new cover for anglers to fish sits at the bottom of DeGray Lake in Clark and Hot Springs counties, thanks to the efforts of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission staff from across the state. Two-hundred and forty near-permanent fish attractors were dropped in various locations of the 13,800-acre Corps of Engineers reservoir.

Public meetings to update fisheries management on Lake Ouachita, June 7 and 26

May 30, 2018

HOT SPRINGS - Lake Ouachita reigns as one of the best fisheries in Arkansas. Its crystal clear waters accommodate many species of fish that anglers of all types enjoy. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is undergoing its scheduled review and revision process for the lake’s fisheries management plan, and would like to hear directly from the anglers who use this treasured resource. 

Spring salad bar finally open for bass anglers

May 23, 2018

RUSSELLVILLE – Something’s finally peeking its head from beneath the surface of the water, and it has bass anglers beaming. While slow to grow this year, the water willow and many other aquatic grasses are starting to grow rapidly, forming a treasure trove of fishing opportunity throughout the state.

White Oak Lake surveys impress biologist

March 28, 2018

CAMDEN – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fisheries biologists conducted electrofishing surveys of Upper and Lower White Oak Lake this week, with impressive results.

Season four of Arkansas Wildlife springs into action this weekend

March 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The fourth season of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s award-winning television show, Arkansas Wildlife, is primed and ready to hit the airwaves and Internet this weekend.
   

Massachusetts transplant claims top seat in Master Angler Program

March 14, 2018

FLIPPIN – When it comes to big fish, many anglers have a lot of tall tales. But one Arkansas angler can prove that he has more trophy-size fish under his belt than anyone. Last year, Roger Pyzocha, a Massachusetts native who now lives in Flippin caught his 23rd Arkansas fish that qualified for the AGFC’s Master Angler Program.