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Big bore air rifles legal for modern gun deer season in Arkansas

July 3, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Deer hunters will be able to pursue their game with one more option this season, thanks to a recent regulation change by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

WMA deer hunt permit application period open

June 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – If you want to hunt on some of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s most popular deer-hunting destinations this fall, you’ll want to apply for a special WMA deer hunt from June 1 until July 1.  
 

2018-19 urban deer hunt application period open

May 30, 2018


LITTLE ROCK - The application period for Arkansas’s special urban bowhunts for the 2018-19 hunting season is now open. Hunters interested in participating in the Cherokee Village, Russellville, Fairfield Bay, Horseshoe Bend, Heber Springs and Hot Springs Village hunts should visit http://www.arkansasbowhunters.org/UrbanHunt to register online or contact J.D. Crawford at jd@arkansasbowhunters.org.

Unattended fawns likely not abandoned

May 2, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Each spring, thousands of Arkansas deer give birth to fawns. And each year, biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission get calls from worried conservation-minded individuals who happen across one of these young deer sitting still in the tall grasses where it is hiding. But that abandoned fawn likely isn’t abandoned at all. In fact, its mother may be just out of sight, waiting for you to leave so she may tend to her young.
 

Public comment survey still available at agfc.com

April 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – It’s not too late to make sure your voice is heard on the public comment survey concerning recommended changes to the 2018-19 hunting season.
 

Public meetings, survey on CWD available online

April 11, 2018

FORT SMITH – More than 250 concerned hunters filled the seats at two meetings held in northwest Arkansas last week focused on the most recent information and possible regulations changes concerning chronic wasting disease in The Natural State. 

White River Refuge seeks comments on proposed hunting permit fee increase

April 4, 2018

ST. CHARLES – Dale Bumpers White River national Wildlife Refuge is seeking public comments on a proposal to increase its permit fee from $12.50 to $25, and expand it to include all hunting, fishing camping and boating access on a yearly basis.