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Conder claims triple trophy award at 6 years old

Aug. 16, 2023

Arkansas hunter Shawn Conder was fortunate and dedicated enough to not only introduce his son and both of his daughters to hunting with successful seasons, but also lead his youngest, Callie Ann, to a Triple Trophy Award in her first year deer hunting. She is one of four 6-year-olds to claim a Triple Trophy Award last deer season, harvesting a deer with a modern gun, muzzleloader and archery tackle within the same deer season.

Hunting dog care featured on Arkansas Wildlife Podcast

Aug. 16, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Wildlife Host Trey Reid with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spent some time at the recent Delta Waterfowl Duck Hunters Expo digging up details on how hunters can take better care of their best hunting partner. Visit with Reid and  sporting dog veterinarian Jonathan Bradshaw to learn how to make sure your dog is ready for this hunting season.

Outdoor Hall of Fame banquet to celebrate 2023 inductees

Aug. 16, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will induct six new members to the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame including the recipients of its Legacy Award and the Steve Smith Spirit of Giving Award at the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Banquet Aug. 26, at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

Additional dove fields planned for Labor Day Weekend

Aug. 16, 2023

LITTLE ROCK —For the last seven years, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has cranked the excitement to Labor Day Weekend by adding a few special draw hunts on managed dove fields. The application window for those hunts is closed and applicants can visit and click the "Special Hunt Application Status" tab to see their results. If you weren’t lucky in the draw, you can still make your own luck by checking out one of the other opening day opportunities being prepared by AGFC staff for dove season.

AGFC takes to the air for Millwood waterfowl habitat

Aug. 9, 2023

SARATOGA - Thanks to a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southwest Arkansas Water District and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, waterfowl migrating through the southwestern corner of the state will have hundreds of acres of prime habitat waiting on them, all of it delivered by special air delivery.

Rock Creek Ranch named Arkansas deer club of the year

Aug. 9, 2023

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission named Rock Creek Ranch in Franklin County as the Deer Management Assistance Program Club of the year at the second annual Natural State Landowner Conservation Awards banquet held at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in downtown North Little Rock July 19.

Leftover WMA Deer Hunt Permit sale August 4

Aug. 2, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will sell 106 WMA Deer Hunt Permits that were left over after this year’s application and draw period this week. Permits will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m., Friday, Aug. 4.