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AGFC fishing event at Redfield City Park Pond

June 23, 2021

REDFIELD — Join the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for a fishing event at 9 a.m., June 26 as we celebrate the latest addition to the Family and Community Fishing Program, Redfield City Park. All anglers must register through the AGFC’s registration portal at to ensure enough space is available at the event.

Stewart, Upton win Commissioners’ Cup on Lake Ouachita

June 23, 2021

MT. IDA — Catching a five-fish limit totaling 13.99 pounds, recent Benton High School graduates Skyler Upton and Brayden Stewart claimed the Senior Division first-place prize at the third annual Commissioners’ Cup youth bass fishing tournament June 19 on Lake Ouachita.

Former Commissioner Bill Ackerman dies at 85

June 23, 2021

FAYETTEVILLE — Former Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioner William Nelson "Bill" Ackerman died June 15 at his Fayetteville home. He was born Dec. 15, 1935.

ADH urges Arkansans to take precautions during tick and mosquito season

June 16, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans plan to enjoy the outdoors during the coming summer months, the Arkansas Department of Health stresses the importance of taking precautions against ticks and mosquitoes and the diseases they can carry.

AGFC helping youth fishing clubs with funding through habitat grants

June 16, 2021

HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering up to $1,000 to youth fishing clubs for completing habitat projects in their home waters to help improve fishing opportunities on their home lakes.

Keep some striped bass for conservation

June 16, 2021

ROGERS – With summer heat finally breaking loose, water temperatures are on the rise. With warmer water temperature comes an inevitable increase in fish mortality, even with catch-and-release fishing. This is especially true for striped bass pulled from Arkansas’s top striped bass fisheries. It may seem counterintuitive, but keeping your striped bass can actually increase the number of stripers available for other anglers.

Big Buzz Bass tournament returns to Lake Maumelle

June 9, 2021

The sixth annual Big Buzz Bass tournament presented by Bradford Marine and ATV returns to Lake Maumelle June 12, with more than $6,000 in prizes up for grabs. For the third consecutive year the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is working with 103.7 FM The Buzz to support the tournament and Arkansas bass fishing.