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Early Canada goose hunting season opens Sept. 1

Aug. 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The dove season opener may be the highlight of Labor Day Weekend, but it’s also the first shot of the year for waterfowl hunters to break out the decoys and calls. The statewide early Canada goose season in Arkansas runs from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30.

Think twice before filling the corn feeder

Aug. 14, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – As summer begins to take its toll and the start of deer season nears, many deer hunters are beginning to think about how they can help the deer in the areas where they hunt. Many are thinking of loading a feeder with corn to help the deer through the summer stress. There is a better way.

Celebrate National Shooting Sports Month with special discounts at the AGFC’s firing range

July 31, 2019

MAYFLOWER — The Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range will hold a variety of special offers to its patrons throughout August to celebrate National Shooting Sports Month. Range staff have prepared a variety of promotions to get people off the couch and on the range to prepare for this year’s hunting seasons.
 

Learn to hunt bears with AGFC’s lead bear biologist

July 31, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — If you’ve ever dreamed of taking on the challenge of bear hunting in The Natural State, you’ll want to free up your calendar for one of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s upcoming workshops. Myron Means, AGFC large carnivore program coordinator will host a series of seminars throughout Arkansas dedicated to hunting black bears during August and September.
 

Don’t let AT&T, Nexstar dispute keep you from watching Arkansas Wildlife

July 31, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — If you’re missing the Arkansas Wildlife television show because of the ongoing business dispute between AT&T/DirecTV and Nexstar Media Group, you can always find episodes of the show on the Arkansas Wildlife YouTube channel.
 

Application period begins for private-land permit dove hunts

July 31, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Dove season is right around the corner marking the first statewide fall hunting season, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is providing several opportunities for sportsmen to include permit hunts on private lands.
 

Forest management plants seeds for future hunting opportunity at Dagmar WMA

July 29, 2019

BRINKLEY — Wildlife habitat at Sheffield Nelson Dagmar Wildlife Management Area in Monroe County has seen a huge boost for the future, thanks to proactive work to create the next generation of forest on a small portion of the area managed for waterfowl. Habitat surveys conducted this spring show excellent results from the recent removal of select trees on Mud Slough Greentree Reservoir, promoting food for ducks, deer and a variety of other wildlife species for many generations to come.