Fifth annual AGFF Commissioners’ Cup this weekend
April 25, 2023
HOT SPRINGS — Arkansas youth bass fishing teams still have a little time to register for the fifth annual Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Commissioners’ Cup presented by Xpress Boats on Lake Hamilton April 29.
AGFC’s Jeremy Risley moves into black bass program coordinator role
April 19, 2023
With 20 years at the AGFC, including the last 18 as a fisheries biologist, Mountain Home 's Jeremy Risley is moving into the role as black bass program coordinator.
Wild Science Webinar: April 2023 - Surveying Wildlife Viewers and Using Tech to Modernize Fishing Efforts
April 7, 2023
The Wild Science Webinar is a monthly series featuring Arkansas Game and Fish Commission staff presenting research and projects about Arkansas fish and wildlife. Kirsten Bartlow, Watchable Wildlife Coordinator, will present "Surveying Wildlife Viewers in Arkansas". Nick Feltz, District 10 Fisheries Management Biologist, will present "Using Technology to Modernize Estimating Fishing Effort".
Habitat barges and hatcheries produce banner year for Arkansas anglers
Feb. 1, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery system and its partners stocked more than 14.6 million fish into Arkansas waters last year, even with a massive renovation project limiting the output of the Jim Hinkle Spring River Fish Hatchery in Mammoth Spring. Add to that more than 650,000 cubic feet of cover placed in fish attractors throughout the state last year and Arkansas anglers have plenty to cheer about.
AGFC cleans up trash at Lake Wilhelmina
Jan. 25, 2023
MENA — AGFC staff and Polk County recently gave Lake Wilhelmina in Polk County a thorough cleaning after wildlife officers were informed of a growing trash problem accumulating around the 200-acre AGFC-owned lake.
2023 Fishing and Trout Guidebooks available at agfc.com
Jan. 4, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Anglers looking for the latest version of the Arkansas Fishing Guidebook and Arkansas Trout Fishing Guidebook should begin seeing printed copies show up in their local sporting goods stores in the next few weeks, but there’s a better way to keep all the details on hunting and fishing regulations in hand no matter where you go.
Hutton internship for high school students provides opportunity at AGFC
Jan. 4, 2023
LITTLE ROCK – A Feb. 14 deadline is fast approaching for high school students to apply for one of four American Fisheries Society’s Hutton Scholar paid internships that will be available through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this summer. The AFS’ Junior Fisheries Biology Program internship and mentoring program is a summerlong, hands-on education experience designed primarily for minority and female high school students.