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Gov. Hutchinson declares June 12-14 Free Fishing Weekend

May 21, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced today, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon Friday, June 12, through midnight Sunday night, June 14. The proclamation was read at today’s online commission meeting by Megan Perkins, agriculture and commerce liaison to Hutchinson’s office.

AGFC waives fishing license requirement during extended spring break in Arkansas

March 19, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, in cooperation with Gov. Asa Hutchinson, voted during a specially called meeting today to waive all fishing license and trout permit requirements for residents and nonresidents starting this weekend at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21 through 11:59 p.m Sunday, March 29.

Watch the March 2020 Commission Meeting Live

March 19, 2020

The March 19, 2020 meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to discuss opening free fishing during spring break will begin at 11 a.m. at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GUJGHN2I4Y&feature=youtu.be

AGFC commissioner meeting announcement

March 19, 2020

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 19 to discuss adopting Free Fishing Week from March 20-29 to allow anglers to fish without a license.