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AGFC follows through for recreational shooters with new division and partnerships

July 21, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Director Austin Booth announced the formation of a new branch within the AGFC’s ranks to focus on recreational shooting and the development of shooting ranges and programs throughout The Natural State at today’s regularly scheduled Commission meeting.

Delta Waterfowl Expo preview on Arkansas Wildlife Podcast

July 19, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Wildlife Podcast Host Trey Reid catches up with Delta Waterfowl’s Senior Marketing Director Brad Heidel for a virtual chat about Delta Waterfowl’s Duck Hunters Expo. The huge event will be held July 28-30 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Anyone interested in duck hunting and waterfowl conservation should tune in to learn how they can join in the fun.

AGFC partner plans slate of events for pollinators

June 14, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — Quail Forever, one of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s main partners in habitat restoration for upland birds and pollinators, has a slew of programs lined up for National Pollinator Week, June 19-25, that any conservation-minded person might be interested to attend.

PRADCO donates to ‘reimagine’ nature center

April 3, 2023

FORT SMITH – Bruce Stanton, vice president and general manager of the PRADCO fishing division, made two announcements on the deck of the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Thursday afternoon. One recognized the needs of future generations; the other was a surprise that honored a longtime contributor to the joys of fishing.

De Queen Lake WMA a getaway for bowhunters, anglers ​​​​​​​

March 22, 2023

DE QUEEN – De Queen Lake WMA is a great example of partners working together to provide public access and hunting opportunities in southwest Arkansas. The Army Corps of Engineers and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission joined together in 2009 to form the WMA partnership.

Arkansas Wildlife Federation contest connects youth to the outdoors through art

Feb. 22, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – Once again, the Arkansas Wildlife Federation and Creative Ideas have come together to promote wildlife education through the arts in the annual Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Contest. For the 2023 contest, students from kindergarten through 12th grade will submit artwork online through a portal on the AWF website,

Backcountry Hunters and Anglers hosting deer hunting field day

Aug. 4, 2021

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will partner with the Arkansas chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers to help people get into gear for this year’s upcoming deer hunting season. The two organizations will host a special field day from 9 a.m.-noon August 21 at the Multipurpose Building of Camp Robinson Special Use Area in Mayflower.