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Little Red River Nimmo Access ramp renovation delayed

Oct. 13, 2021

SEARCY — The boat ramp at the Nimmo Access on the Little Red River was scheduled to be replaced in the coming weeks.  However, due to ongoing work across the river on Mallard Pond Road at Hurricane WMA, the Nimmo Access ramp project will be postponed until further notice.

Falling water levels allow for Nimmo access repair

Oct. 6, 2021

SEARCY – After a two-year wait for water conditions to be right, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is beginning work to repair the ramp and access at Nimmo on the Little Red River. The project is expected to take at least two months.

Loss of federal funding averted by HB1957

April 29, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – The passage of House Bill 1957, sponsored by Rep. Jeff Wardlaw, Sen. Missy Irvin and more than 60 cosponsors, early Wednesday morning and Governor Asa Hutchinson’s statement that he’ll sign the bill will save Arkansas a possible federal funding loss of nearly $18 million annually.

Boat access to Arkansas River in NLR temporarily closed for I-30 project

Sept. 25, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Transportation’s project to widen Interstate 30 and replace the I-30 bridge through Little Rock and North Little Rock will require the temporary closure of the boat ramp to the Arkansas River in downtown North Little Rock.

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.

Red River boating access reopens

Jan. 31, 2018

TEXARKANA – Roughly two-and-a-half years after being washed out and rendered unusable, the Highway 71 Index Bridge Ramp in Miller County has reopened, ready to help boaters and anglers get to the excellent fishing the Red River has to offer.