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Greers Ferry focus groups help craft fishery management plan

April 3, 2019

HEBER SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has completed its new fishery management plan for Greers Ferry Lake thanks in part to the input of anglers through recent public meetings and surveys. The plan addresses steps the AGFC will take to improve the fishing experience for all anglers on this popular body of water during the next five years.
 

Fishing tips for the crappie spawn

March 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – When spring approaches, a large segment of Arkansas anglers think of crappie. Here are a dozen suggestions from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for improving your crappie catching skills this spring:

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.
 

Major fish habitat projects continue for large north Arkansas lakes

Nov. 28, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME - Frigid temperatures and shorter days may have many people’s eyes focused on the deer stand or duck blind, but Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists and staff have been fighting frozen noses and numb fingers for the last week adding massive amounts of natural cover to Norfork Lake.
 

Give the gift of conservation this Christmas

Nov. 28, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are all behind us, but that doesn’t mean the opportunity to grab some gifts for your holiday shopping. A gift certificate for an Arkansas hunting or fishing license is the best gifts for that hard-to-buy outdoors enthusiast on your list, and you’ll be contributing to the state’s wildlife resources at the same time.
 

Fall fishing featured on "Arkansas Wildlife" television show

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Even with the modern gun deer opener cranking up this Saturday, some outdoors enthusiasts are still hitting the water in search of some peaceful fishing. Catch the latest episode of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s television show for a full-on fishing extravaganza as host Trey Reid and the Arkansas Wildlife crew take on all three faces of the Little Missouri River in southwest Arkansas.
 

Lake Dardanelle crappie worth more than a meal

Oct. 31, 2018

RUSSELLVILLE - Crappie anglers on Lake Dardanelle may be able to win more than a fish dinner if they notice a special yellow tag behind the dorsal fin of fish they catch in the next few months. Fisheries biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have been busy netting and tagging several hundred crappie with special reward tags as part of a study on the crappie fishery this year.