AGFC stops the slide at Lake Overcup
Oct. 6, 2021
MORRILTON — Contractors working with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will begin work this week at Lake Overcup to repair damage to the backside of the lake’s dam to protect its overall integrity.
AGFC, Ducks Unlimited cook up new recipe for duck food at Dave Donaldson Black River WMA
Sept. 29, 2021
POCAHONTAS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Ducks Unlimited recently put the finishing touches on a two-year renovation project at the Brookings Moist Soil Unit within Dave Donaldson Black River Wildlife Management Area in Northeast Arkansas. The project promises to substantially increase the amount of food able to be produced for waterfowl in the 151-acre complex of managed native vegetation.
AGFC provides $769,000 to Arkansas schools for conservation education
Sept. 16, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed a minute order at today’s meeting to transfer $769,564 to the Arkansas Division of Rural Services to offer grants for conservation education efforts throughout Arkansas. The money was collected during the last year from fines for wildlife and fishing regulations violations.
Changes to east Arkansas hunting areas planned to save duck habitat
Sept. 8, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Austin Booth announced last Thursday at a special press conference that the AGFC will make changes to existing water management schedules on three of Arkansas’s popular wildlife management areas to protect critical habitat for wintering waterfowl.
AGFC adjusts water management to protect critical duck habitat
Sept. 2, 2021
LITTLE ROCK - Duck hunters visiting Arkansas’s famous waterfowl-focused public greentree reservoirs may see some changes on three of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s wildlife management areas this year.
AGFC airdrops habitat at Tri-County Lake
Sept. 1, 2021
FORDYCE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission does dozens of habitat-enhancement projects at lakes throughout the state to boost angling opportunities, but a recent project at Mike Knoedl Tri-County Lake will offer added food and habitat for ducks as well as the fish that use this 280-acre Calhoun County reservoir. Millet was broadcast by airplane over roughly 100 acres of exposed shoreline to benefit waterfowl during their 2021-22 winter migration.
Renovation of Henry Gray Hurricane Lake WMA to begin
Aug. 4, 2021
BALD KNOB — Contractors with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will begin removing water-control structures on Henry Gray Hurricane Lake Wildlife Management Area to restore drainage to the Little Red River beginning next week. This is the first of many major renovations planned for greentree reservoirs in Arkansas that have helped make public duck hunting one of the state’s largest outdoor industries.