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Arkansas trout permit price increase to benefit world-class fisheries

April 17, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — With the signing of Senate Bill 486 on April 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas General Assembly have started the ball rolling to maintain the fantastic trout fishery that draws thousands of anglers from across the country to The Natural State each year. 

Application period for online waterfowl hunts begins Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - More than 60,000 acres of wetland habitat are available for waterfowl hunters through Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas, nearly all of which is open on a first-come, first-served basis. However, a few select locations are reserved through drawn permit hunts to increase hunter satisfaction and prevent conflicts from hunters setting up too close to one another.
 

Apply for a youth deer hunt opportunity at Cook's Lake on Dale Bumpers White River NWR

Sept. 12, 2018

CASSCOE - Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will host a special hunting experience at Cooks Lake, Dec. 1-2, 2018, and have opened up the application period to run through Oct. 1.

Help AGFC bring back Arkansas’s biggest sportfish

July 11, 2018

HOPE - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking anglers and bowfishing enthusiasts to help bring back one of Arkansas’s oldest trophy angling opportunities - the alligator gar. 

Arkansas alligator hunt permits drawn

July 10, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission conducted the annual alligator hunt permit draw last Friday, July 6, and 108 lucky hunters will be shining the water this September in search of one of Arkansas’s largest big game species. 

Three elk permits available onsite at Buffalo River Elk Festival

June 20, 2018

JASPER - If you didn’t get around to applying for one of Arkansas’s coveted public land elk-hunting permits in May, you still have a shot to claim one of the best big-game tickets in The Natural State. Three special public land elk hunting permits will be available to register for on-site at the Buffalo River Elk Festival, June 22-23.

Alligator hunt permit application period begins June 15, new hunting zone open

June 13, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Applications for the 2018 Arkansas alligator season will be available at www.agfc.com from June 15-midnight June 30. Arkansans now have more opportunity than ever to score an alligator tag, as the south-central portion of the state has been opened to harvest.