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Pintail plate funds conservation scholarships in Arkansas

Aug. 14, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — A northern pintail, a favorite of many waterfowl hunters and birders, is featured on the 2019 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission license plate, the 20th in the series.

AGFC farm pond workshop available in Southwest Arkansas

July 10, 2019

MURFREESBORO — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a special workshop for landowners on how to manage their farm ponds for fish at a free workshop at the in Murfreesboro from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 18. The meeting will be held in the Murfreesboro City Hall Community Room at 204 East Main Street.
 

Westside finds the zone in state championship trap tournament; Nashville repeats in juniors

June 5, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – On May 4, all of Westside’s senior high trap shooters lined up and, hockey or baseball style, congratulated its region rival, the Black squad from Corning High School, for winning the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s East Regional championship. The way Corning won that day, only missing 7 shots out of 250, it deserved the accolades.
 

AYSSP finals this weekend to be live-streamed

May 29, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – Teams from Bald Knob, Corning, White Hall and Bentonville will carry top seeds into this weekend’s Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program Senior State Tournament. Meanwhile, junior squads from Cossatot, Beebe, Cabot and Ashdown are the top seeds in the Junior State Tournament, and both events will be staged at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.

Rise in Arkansas River closes Pine Bluff nature center

May 24, 2019

PINE BLUFF — The Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center will be closed until further notice. With major flooding in the area, the City of Pine Bluff has closed the gate at Regional Park Road, blocking access to the center and Harbor Oaks Golf Club.

Safety first for Memorial Day boaters

May 22, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer for Arkansas’s boating fraternity. It’s one of the busiest and most dangerous times on the water, according to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Law Administrator Capt. Stephanie Weatherington. 
 

Bentonville West’s balance brings home senior AYSSP West regional title; Cossatot wins west juniors

May 22, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – Bentonville West Trap Team 1 had plenty of balance in winning the West Senior Regional by four shots Saturday, May 18, at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.