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Gov. Asa Hutchinson proclaims Arkansas Hunting and Fishing Week

Sept. 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK - Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a special proclamation today in the Governor’s Conference Room at the state capitol recognizing Sept. 22-28, 2019, as Arkansas Hunting and Fishing Week. He also proclaimed Sept. 28, 2019, as National Hunting and Fishing Day in Arkansas. 

Watch the July 2019 Commission Meeting

July 18, 2019

Watch the July 2019 Commission Meeting live beginning at 9 a.m. July 18.

Overton blended fun with a serious side as AGFC commissioner

June 26, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – It’s often been noted by his fellow commissioners and the staff of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission how much levity Ford Overton has interjected into their meetings the last seven years. He lives a mantra that, in turn, he urged his other commissioners and AGFC personnel to adopt when he passed on the gavel as chairman at the June monthly Commission meeting last week: “Everybody works so hard. Y’all need to keep this fun. You need to have fun.”

Commission approves discounted licenses for disabled veterans, proposes relaxed seasons on predator species

June 21, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to create a new Disabled Veteran Lifetime Combination License that would be available at a reduced rate for resident military veterans meeting certain criteria during today’s regularly scheduled meeting.

Commission takes town hall meeting to Springdale

March 27, 2019

SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., April 23 in the Jones Center at 922 East Emma Avenue in Springdale. The public is invited to come and ask the Commissioners questions and learn more information about the agency’s work.

Commission approves new turtle harvest regulations

Nov. 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved new regulations today to regulate and more closely monitor the commercial harvest of aquatic turtles in Arkansas.

Commission denies petition to close turtle harvest

Oct. 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted today to formally deny the petition of a complete closure on turtle harvest and heard the first reading of six new regulations changes aimed at managing the commercial harvest of turtles in the state.