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Governor Hutchinson announces Anne Marie Doramus as new Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioner

June 26, 2019

LITTLE ROCK ​– Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the appointment of Anne Marie Doramus of Little Rock to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. She is the first woman appointed to a full term on the commission in the state’s history.

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 to hold open forum in Northwest Arkansas

April 10, 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.

Governor Hutchinson Appoints J.D. Neeley to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

July 2, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed John David “J.D.” Neeley of Camden to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.