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AGFC opens up fall fishing derbies with the ‘Big Catch’ at Lake Valencia Sept. 16

Sept. 13, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Community First Alliance, Inc. will host Arkansas’s largest community fishing event from 8 a.m.-noon this Saturday at Lake Valencia in Maumelle.

AGFC planning angling increases for central Arkansas fishing holes

July 19, 2023

CONWAY — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery managers and other key members of the AGFC’s Fisheries team have been planning nonstop on ways to help anglers find some fish during the upcoming renovation of Lake Conway scheduled to begin Sept. 1. In addition to all the work that will be done on Lake Conway, fisheries staff will be adding even more catchable-sized catfish to many nearby fishing locations to keep people busy during the project.

Last chance to submit tagged fish for awards

June 28, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Lucky anglers have until the end of this month to claim their prizes.

Free Fishing Weekend slated for June 9-11

May 31, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11.

Family fishing event headed to Jonesboro

May 17, 2023

JONESBORO — Families in northeast Arkansas need to pencil in Saturday, May 20, for a big day around the Arkansas State University Pond. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program is bringing its road show to town and everyone is invited for Family Fun Day from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

AGFC trout fishing winners announced

March 15, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — William Robinson of Rogers today was announced as the winner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s 2022-23 winter tagged trout promotion. He will receive a free half-day guided fishing trip on the White River for up to six anglers, including a free night’s stay at White River Family Fishing of Arkansas’s lodge and a traditional shore lunch fish fry on the river during the day of angling.

Trout day returns to central Arkansas

Jan. 18, 2023

MAUMELLE — Come out and catch some rainbows with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission from 9 a.m until noon Jan. 28 at Lake Valencia in Maumelle at the annual Trout Day Celebration.