Lake Jack Nolen set for fall drawdown
Aug. 11, 2021
GREENWOOD — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Lake Jack Nolen following the Labor Day Holiday. The drawdown will lower the lake’s water level by 3 to 5 feet and should last until mid-winter.
AGFC’S Hogan hatchery improvements to increase efficiency
Feb. 17, 2021
LONOKE — Thanks to a planned renovation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Joe Hogan State Fish Hatchery will soon be able to increase efficiency and provide even more benefit to Arkansas anglers. The next phase of the Hogan renovation, slated for this year, includes the engineering and construction of an indoor spawning and hatching facility for warmwater species raised at the hatchery.
Federal lawmakers, president score an ACE for bipartisan fish and wildlife act
Nov. 4, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump on Oct. 30 signed the America’s Conservation Enhancement Act into law at the White House, completing the process to renew vital funding for conservation throughout the country. The ACE Act passed the House and Senate with bipartisan support and unanimous consent earlier this year.
Progress at Lake Poinsett
Sept. 16, 2020
HARRISBURG — As trucks unload large gray riprap and spray improved shorelines around Lake Poinsett in Poinsett County, Brett Timmons and his natural resources program technician, Tristan Bulice from Arkansas State University, continue to drag artificial habitat structures to the bed of the lake, nearing the end of a three-year marathon. The 471-acre lake has been dry since 2017 to complete a massive renovation involving many moving parts.
Trophy-class fish recognized by Arkansas Master Angler program
Feb. 26, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — Late winter and early spring are typically the best times of year to hook into big fish. While only one catch can qualify as Arkansas’s state record for a certain species, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Master Angler program is a great way to recognize all of your trophy catches.
Lake June revitalized and ready for rain
Oct. 17, 2018
STAMPS - Representatives from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission held a special dedication Friday, Oct. 12, to thank local anglers and officials for their partnership and patience in revitalizing the 80-acre Lake June - an ongoing project during the last two years.
Horsehead Lake set for fall drawdown
Aug. 29, 2018
HARMONY - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Horsehead Lake beginning Sept. 4. The drawdown will lower the lake’s water level by 3 to 5 feet and should last until mid-winter.