Arkansas students finding interest in fishy school lessons
Sept. 11, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — A recent article titled “Does Fishing Have a Future?” focused on a disturbing trend among Americans that shows fewer anglers hitting the water to wet a line every year. The traditional route of a parent teaching their child to fish is faltering. Fishing In The Natural State, a beginner’s fishing program administered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, hopes to offset some of this loss in our angling ranks.
AGFC unveils new outdoors skills program
Jan. 9, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — Outdoors enthusiasts are known to wear their hearts on their sleeves, now they may have a little extra badge of honor to display their passion. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s new Outdoors Skills Program rewards beginning and veteran hunters and anglers with a special patch for their accomplishments in the outdoors.
Memorialize their first deer with certificate offered by AGFC
Nov. 7, 2018
LITTLE ROCK – Thousands of young Arkansas hunters scored the first deer of their hunting careers during last weekend’s youth modern gun deer hunt and tens of thousands of pictures were taken and shared digitally. Memorialize that unforgettable first Arkansas deer with a printable certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Little Red River Fish Camp recruits leaders, conservationists
July 18, 2018
HEBER SPRINGS - Members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission joined local trout guides, educators and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week to teach 35 4th- through 6th-grade students about fishing and conservation of our aquatic resources at the 3rd annual Little Red River Fish Camp at JFK Park in Heber Springs.
Newcomer Russellville soars to top of west juniors; Booneville wins west senior regional
May 2, 2018
JACKSONVILLE – On the back of the T-shirts worn by the Russellville Shooting Team read the words “In memory of Andy Thomas.” Thomas, who passed away last year after battling cancer, had been a coach and one of the people instrumental with starting the Russellville shooting program six years ago, according to Russellville head coach Dwayne Rambo.