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Last youth modern gun deer hunt Jan. 5-6

Dec. 31, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — The second modern gun deer hunt for youth hunters will take place across Arkansas this Saturday and Sunday. Only hunters who are 6 to 15 years of age may pursue deer with modern guns on this last chance of the season. Incorrect dates for the hunt were listed in a previous press release before the Christmas Holiday, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission apologizes for the error.

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.
 

Statewide holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-28

Dec. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters using modern guns have one more chance to collect on their scouting time and tag a trophy. The statewide modern gun Holiday Deer Hunt is Dec. 26-28.
 

Fred Berry center youth deer hunt a success for fifth year

Dec. 12, 2018

YELLVILLE – Seven youths were selected to participate in the fifth annual Fred Berry Conservation Education Center Youth Deer Hunt and Camp Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
 

Potlatch Conservation Education Center hosts mobility-impaired hunters for once-in-a-lifetime experience

Dec. 12, 2018

CASSCOE - Four mobility-impaired Arkansas hunters were able to fill their deer tags last weekend, thanks to a special hunt provided by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation and the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge. 

AGFC app enables hunters to help biologists through observation reports

Dec. 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Hunters can help the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission with wildlife management efforts through the AGFC’s free Deer Hunting Observation Survey available through the AGFC app on their smartphone. The app is available through both the iTunes app store and the Google Play store. 
 

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.