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AGFC completes final winter trout stockings at community ponds

Feb. 26, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program will conclude its final trout stockings for the 2020-21 winter stocking season this week at ponds throughout Arkansas. Originally planned for last week, the stockings were delayed because of the winter weather event that iced over most roads and ponds in The Natural State. 

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.

Put a twist in your fishing routine

Feb. 10, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The twister tail or curly-tailed grub is one of the most basic, but effective lures in the multi-species angler’s tacklebox. 

Late Christmas presents arrive for Lake Conway anglers

Feb. 10, 2021

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Habitat for the Holidays Program supplies anglers throughout the state with used and leftover Christmas trees to sweeten up their own fishing locations, but anglers at Lake Conway’s Lawrence Landing saw a bonus batch of trees thanks to Lowe’s home improvement store in Conway.

Boaters reminded to unplug when trailering vessels

Feb. 3, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – Anglers and hunters and other boaters who use the state’s waterways are being reminded by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division of a new regulation that took effect Jan. 1, 2021, requiring all boat drain plugs to be removed before and during trailering of vessels to and from access facilities on lakes, rivers and streams.

Greers Ferry walleye regulation changed to 14-inch length limit

Feb. 3, 2021

HEBER SPRINGS – A new regulation designed to better manage the walleye population on Greers Ferry Lake and its tributaries was put in place beginning Jan. 1.

Five catch bonus prizes in Family and Community fishing locations

Jan. 27, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Thanks to a donation from the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, five lucky anglers who have turned in tags from trout caught this winter will receive $100 Bass Pro Shops gift cards.