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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.

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.

Get a free sausage biscuit at Hardee’s with your hunting license Nov. 7

Oct. 30, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters headed to deer camp to get things ready for opening weekend of modern gun deer season may want to make a quick pitstop to fuel up at their local star-struck fast-food chain. Every Hardee’s restaurant in Arkansas will give a free sausage biscuit to anyone who shows their valid hunting license to the cashier from 5-11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7. 

Trophy Alligator Gar Permit application period opens Nov. 1

Oct. 30, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Anglers interested in hooking into a trophy of truly epic size can apply for a 2020 Alligator Gar Trophy tag beginning November 1.

Arkansas Predator Control Permit application available online

Sept. 18, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans wanting to reduce the number of furbearers on their property now have additional opportunities through a free online permit developed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Waterfowl hunting dates for nonresidents on Arkansas wildlife management areas available

July 29, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Nonresident waterfowl hunters will be able to hunt some of Arkansas’s most popular public waterfowl-hunting destinations Nov. 23-Dec. 2; Dec. 27-Jan. 5; and Jan. 22-31 this season. 
 

Lifetime license options worth their weight in golden years

July 24, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Even though Arkansans enjoy one of the lowest resident hunting and fishing license costs in the nation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a special present for everyone’s 65th birthday — one last license that will never expire.