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Alligator permits drawn; private-land hunting available

July 21, 2021

Permits for hunting alligators on Arkansas's public land were drawn and awarded to 33 hunters, but those who want to hunt alligators on private land still have opportunities through the AGFC's quota system. The two weekends of the season are in September. 

Leftover WMA Deer Hunt Permits available July 21

July 14, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – More than 300 leftover WMA deer hunt permits for Arkansas wildlife management areas will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m., Wednesday, July 21. These permits cover modern gun, muzzleloader and mobility-impaired hunts that weren’t awarded through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s annual WMA deer permit drawing earlier this month.

Deadline for captive wildlife permits approaches

May 12, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans who have not updated or obtained their permits for owning, breeding or dealing certain captive wildlife species have until July 1 to submit their application. This includes any first-time permittees who may not have all the proper documentation usually required to obtain these permits. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is working with these customers to get them into compliance. Additionally, owners of venomous reptiles also must submit an application for a new Venomous Reptile Permit no later than July 1.