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CWD-positive deer found in Scott County

Dec. 21, 2018

WALDRON  – Chronic wasting disease has been found in Scott County. A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer harvested north of Waldron tested positive for the disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
 

Arkansas hunters set record elk harvest

Dec. 12, 2018

JASPER - The 2018 Arkansas elk hunting season set a record with 67 taken on public and private land. The previous record was 55.

Arkansas hunters stepping up to provide samples for deer disease

Dec. 5, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters in Arkansas have voluntarily provided more than 5,300 biological samples from harvested deer to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission so far this hunting season to help determine the spread of chronic wasting disease in the state. With almost a month of the firearms deer season and two additional months of archery season left, new samples are still coming in on a daily basis.
 

Log in to Arkansas Wild Game Day Live Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With the main events of Arkansas’s hunting seasons finally upon us, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special live Facebook feed from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.Thursday to offer a forecast and update hunters on the latest news from the field. 

Report road-killed deer to help AGFC monitor disease

Sept. 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be ramping up efforts at disease-monitoring surveys, beginning Sept. 17, and are asking motorists to help by reporting any road-killed deer they see along Arkansas’s roads and highways.

Many CWD testing options available for 2018-19 deer season

Aug. 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has activated many options for hunters to test their harvested deer for chronic wasting disease for the upcoming hunting season. All methods to test deer for CWD in Arkansas are voluntary and most are free of charge to the hunter. 
 

Arkansas CWD management evolves

July 25, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas deer hunters will have more ability to help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease this year, thanks to new regulations passed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.