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Donate your spare game to stamp out hunger this deer season

Sept. 21, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry will hold a special “freezer cleanout day” at the Bass Pro Shops in Little Rock, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 24. Any hunter who wishes to donate processed meat or money to help feed needy families in Arkansas is encouraged to join in the event.

Public meetings scheduled for deer health information

Aug. 24, 2022

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host three meetings in the next month to discuss Arkansas’s deer herd and changes to local deer hunting regulations for portions of the state where chronic wasting disease was detected during the 2021-22 deer season.

Take your food plot to the next level with the AGFC

Aug. 24, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center is hosting a free food plot and habitat management workshop from 1-3 p.m. Aug. 27 for individuals who want to get the most out of their deer management efforts.

Leftover WMA deer hunting permits available July 26

July 20, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Nearly 600 leftover WMA deer hunt permits for Arkansas wildlife management areas will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m. July 26. These permits cover youth, modern gun, muzzleloader and mobility-impaired hunts that did not have enough applicants for the amount of permits available for the hunt during the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s annual WMA deer permit drawing earlier this month.

Wild Science Webinar: July 2022 - Foundations of Deer Management and Smallmouth Bass in the Eleven Point River

July 11, 2022

The Wild Science Webinar is a monthly series featuring Arkansas Game and Fish Commission staff presenting research and projects about Arkansas fish and wildlife. In this month's webinar, Bubba Groves, Private Lands Assistant Supervisor, will present "Foundations of Deer Management" and Dr. Allison Asher, Fisheries Management Biologist, will present "Multi-year Assessment of Smallmouth Bass in the Eleven Point River".

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

July 11, 2022

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following date and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Dr. in Little Rock.

Wild Science Webinar: May 2022 - Alligator Gar Reactions to Low Head Dams and Hunters' Perceptions of CWD Management

May 4, 2022

The Wild Science Webinar is a monthly series featuring Arkansas Game and Fish Commission staff presenting research and projects about Arkansas fish and wildlife. In this month's webinar, Eric Brinkman, Assistant Chief of Aquatic Conservation, will present "Movements and Macrohabitat Use of Alligator Gar in Relation to a Low Head Lock and Dam System" and Dr. Jennifer Ballard, State Wildlife Veterinarian and Assistant Chief of the Research Division, will present "Arkansas Hunters' Perceptions of Chronic Wasting Disease Management".