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No rod? No problem. Go Fish

March 16, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — With spring break on the horizon, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reminds new and occasional anglers that there are nearly 100 locations where people can borrow rods and reels to get out on the water and enjoy a day of fishing.

Winter walk-in walleye options for Arkansas anglers

Feb. 16, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Talk to an Arkansas angler about the best-tasting fish, and you’re likely to hear the word “crappie” nine times out of ten. That last response probably will come from someone who’s had the opportunity to fish for walleye and sample what this member of the perch family has to offer at the dinner table.

Sunset Lake surrenders a 10-pound largemouth bass

Feb. 9, 2022

BENTON – It almost seems like one of those great upsets that occasionally occurs in sports: Small Sunset Lake recently produced a whopping 10-pound black bass. Fact is, however, it’s a testament to what can happen when the right fish genetics and nature come together, even in a 28-acre lake.

Longear sunfish plate turns Natural State roadways into ‘Arkansas aquarium’

Feb. 2, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters, anglers and other conservation-minded Arkansans may want to head to their nearest Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration office as soon as they can to be sure they get the latest Arkansas conservation license plate, as this one is likely to sell out quickly.

New angling access ‘slides in’ at Cadron Creek

Feb. 2, 2022

QUITMAN — Anglers interested in putting a canoe or kayak on Cadron Creek in Cleburne County and a new access dedicated to launching these small craft thanks to a project funded by Marine Fuel Tax funds.

Let your knowledge of crappie fishing Zoom

Jan. 26, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Crappie fishing is a year-long hobby for many anglers, but the sport really springs into action in March as water temperature picks up and fish move out of the depths to easier areas to fish. Now is the time for beginners interested in learning about crappie to take an informal class.

Anglers can celebrate Trout Day Saturday at MacArthur Park

Jan. 26, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – It’s not easy for some people in other parts of Arkansas to make it up to one of north Arkansas’s famous trout-fishing locations, so the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program brings the rainbow trout to other areas around the state.