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‘Big Catch’ fishing derby and community festival back on for MacArthur Park May 18

May 15, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Community First Alliance, Inc. will host Arkansas’s largest community fishing event this Saturday at MacArthur Park in Little Rock. The “Big Catch” will celebrate its fifth year in The Natural State, combining fishing, food and a day of fun for the whole family in one package.

Take it to the bank: Three Arkansas angling options that don’t require a boat

May 1, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Rollercoaster weather and rainy days may have kept some anglers from heading to the water during the early portion of spring, but last weekend’s sunny conditions had many people calling their local Arkansas Game and Fish Commission office looking for a good prospect to get out and wet a line. 
 

AGFC welcomes Western Hills Park to community fishing program

April 24, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is welcoming its newest addition to the Family and Community Fishing Program with a grand opening event at Western Hills lake in southwest Little Rock from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 27.

Seniors’ fishing derby slated for Maumelle

April 10, 2019

MAUMELLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program welcomes all anglers 65 years and older to Lake Valencia for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas, 9 a.m. until noon, April 19.
 

'Big Catch' moved to May 18 due to weather

April 10, 2019

LITTLE ROCK -- Weather predictions have forced the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Community First Alliance to postpone this weekend's "Big Catch" fishing event and community fair until Saturday, May 18, at MacArthur Park Pond in downtown Little Rock.

Eighth annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge begins May 1

April 10, 2019

HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK — The eighth annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge on Lakes Hamilton and Catherine begins May 1 and runs through July 31.

AGFC hatcheries produce more than 7.4 million fish in 2018

Dec. 19, 2018

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked 7,451,885 fish to supplement The Natural State’s waters and provide increased opportunity for anglers in 2018.