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Downtown Little Rock Christmas Tree provides year-round enjoyment

Jan. 10, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Little Rock’s Christmas tree, which spent the holiday season wowing visitors on Capitol Avenue and Main Street, borrowed a page from New York City’s tree this year, with a small twist. Rockefeller Plaza trees historically have been used as lumber for Habitat for Humanity homes. Little Rock’s tree also was used for habitat, but it will stay true to The Natural State’s motto. The habitat it creates will benefit one of Little Rock’s family fishing destinations.

Trout coming to community ponds for Thanksgiving, catfish season closes with prize

Nov. 15, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program is kicking off winter in style by releasing hundreds of tagged rainbow trout in program ponds throughout the state.

Pine Bluff catfish stockings wrap up with big event

Oct. 4, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Park Pond is stocked eight times a year by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, four times with catfish and four times with trout. The last catfish stocking of the year will coincide with a big new fall event: the Pine Bluff Get Youth Outdoors Day on Saturday, Oct. 21.

'Big Catch' coming to MacArthur Park

Sept. 6, 2017

Regarded as the largest community fishing event in Arkansas, “The Big Catch” returns to Little Rock's MacArthur Park on Saturday, Sept. 16. 

Catfish stockings resume with seniors’ fishing clinic and derby coming to Maumelle community

Aug. 30, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program welcomes all anglers 55 years and older to come to Lake Valencia in Maumelle to join in the fun with a free senior citizen community fishing event a, 9 a.m. until noon, Friday, Sept. 8. 

Largest Cane-pole Fishing Event in Arkansas Thursday at MacArthur Park Pond

July 12, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the City of Little Rock will host up to 1,500 young anglers fishing with cane poles from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., Thursday, July 13, at MacArthur Park Pond in Little Rock for the 32nd annual Cane Pole Fishing Event.

Family Fishing Day at Lake Bentonville Rescheduled

June 1, 2017

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family Fishing Day scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled for June 17 at 9 a.m. until noon. Event coordinators decided to postpone the event because of weather forecasts predicting a 90 percent chance of thunderstorms and rain this Saturday.