2023 Turkey Guidebook outlines new permit hunt opportunities
March 15, 2023
LITTLE ROCK — Hunters will soon be able to pick up their printed copy of the 2023 Arkansas Turkey Hunting Guidebook at sporting goods stores across Arkansas, but those who visit agfc.com will see the online version and a few new opportunities to hunt popular wildlife management areas this turkey season.
Alligator gar permit applications open until Dec. 31
Dec. 14, 2022
LITTLE ROCK – Anglers interested in hooking into Arkansas’s largest sport fish can apply for a 2023 Alligator Gar Trophy tag until Dec. 31.
Artists urged to submit work for 2023 state quail and turkey stamp competitions
Dec. 7, 2022
LINCOLN — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, in coordination with Historic Cane Hill and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, invites artists from throughout the nation to participate in this year’s expanded Arkansas State Quail and Turkey Stamp Art Competition.
Four WMAs now require permits for first weekend of dove season; private land hunts expand
July 20, 2022
LITTLE ROCK – Four of Arkansas’s regular public dove hunting locations that have drawn intense opening weekend pressure in recent seasons are being converted to permit-only hunting for the upcoming season’s first two days.
Apply for your shot to catch a dinosaur in 2022
Oct. 27, 2021
LITTLE ROCK – The application period to catch and keep a trophy-size Arkansas alligator gar opens Nov. 1 and closes Dec. 31. Only 200 tags will be awarded for the 2022 calendar year. This tag is required to harvest an alligator gar larger than 36 inches.
Managed hunts for specklebelly geese available
Oct. 20, 2021
STUTTGART — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will offer a handful of locations in its popular Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Easement program for hunters to enjoy the thrill of chasing white-fronted geese on privately owned rice fields in The Natural State. Applications will be available beginning Thursday evening under the “Special Hunt Applications” portion of the Arkansas licensing system at https://ar-web.s3licensing.com.
Arkansas alligator season ends with 161 successful hunters
Sept. 29, 2021
MONTICELLO — The 15th annual Arkansas alligator season came to a close early Monday morning with a nearly full ticket. Hunters harvested 161 alligators during this year’s two-weekend season.