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Take a spring break to catch some newly stocked catfish

March 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – As many of the state’s elementary and secondary schools go on a week of spring break starting next Monday, the time off coincides with several central Arkansas fisheries being stocked with catfish.

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.

Find fish attractors across the state at AGFC.com

Feb. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Anglers looking for a new favorite fishing location can find their way to a good catch with the help of downloadable fish attractor locations available at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s website at www.agfc.com/fishattractors. Biologists and information professionals have worked together to list all known fish attractor locations placed by the AGFC in the last decade.
 

Changes to fishing regulations take effect Jan. 1

Dec. 30, 2017

LITTLE ROCK - Anglers venturing out for some New Year’s Day fishing will find a few changes to fishing regulations on waters throughout Arkansas this year, many of which were passed to make things a little easier to get on the water and have fun fishing this year.

Bull Shoals benefits from major habitat enhancement project

Dec. 6, 2017

As cold fronts finally begin to push the mercury down in Arkansas, many fair-weather fishermen have called it quits for the season, but that doesn’t mean the work stops for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Fisheries biologists and technicians from across the state have been diligently working for the last week to enhance fishing opportunities on Bull Shoals Lake in northwest Arkansas, even though many anglers won’t see the impact of these efforts until the weather warms.

Trout coming to community ponds for Thanksgiving, catfish season closes with prize

Nov. 15, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program is kicking off winter in style by releasing hundreds of tagged rainbow trout in program ponds throughout the state.

Pine Bluff catfish stockings wrap up with big event

Oct. 4, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Park Pond is stocked eight times a year by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, four times with catfish and four times with trout. The last catfish stocking of the year will coincide with a big new fall event: the Pine Bluff Get Youth Outdoors Day on Saturday, Oct. 21.