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Super Retriever Series competition tests waterfowl dogs’ mettle

May 29, 2019

MAYFLOWER – Pepper’s Pond, on Camp Robinson Special Use Area and owned by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will again host to the Super Retriever Series/Arkansas Retriever Challenge Friday through Sunday, May 31-June 2.

Tragic accident reminds hunters to keep guns unloaded until needed

Feb. 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – It was big news for college football fans as well as hunters in south Louisiana and Mississippi when it was reported that former LSU offensive lineman Matt Branch survived being shot while hunting ducks in late December.

Arkansas State Duck Stamp artwork unveiled at Arkansas Sportsman’s Caucus

Feb. 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation unveiled the artwork to be used on the 2019-20 Arkansas State Duck Stamp at the Arkansas Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus luncheon in downtown Little Rock. The event was part of an update to state legislators on work the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and other partners are doing to improve and maintain the valuable natural resources of The Natural State. 

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.
 

Big Timber WMA addition expands leased land program for hunters

Nov. 21, 2018

AMITY - Southwest Arkansas has one of the most dense deer populations of anywhere in the state, and finding public access in this part of Arkansas is much easier thanks to special leased lands opportunities offered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. This year, an additional spur of 3,500 acres is available near the town of Amity, to help hunters find a tree for their deer stand.

Access to Mercer Bayou reopened for duck season

Nov. 14, 2018

TEXARKANA - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will reopen the gate leading to Mercer Bayou on Sulphur River WMA this week for hunters to access the area during the 2018-19 duck season. 

First waterfowl report for the 2018-19 season available online

Nov. 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Opening day of Arkansas’s 2018-19 duck season is Saturday, and the first report for habitat conditions on Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas is available to get the lowdown on prospective hunting areas.