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CWD-positive deer found in Scott County

Dec. 21, 2018

WALDRON  – Chronic wasting disease has been found in Scott County. A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer harvested north of Waldron tested positive for the disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Watch the November 15, 2018 Commission Meeting

Nov. 15, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The November 15, 2018 meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is available on YouTube.

Captive wildlife regulation changes proposed

Sept. 26, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Staff with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission presented the first reading of proposed changes to the Commission’s captive wildlife regulations, including those related to the permitting of medically significant venomous reptiles, at last week’s Commission meeting in Fort Smith. 

AGFC to hold public meeting on captive wildlife regulations revision process

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a special public meeting for anyone interested in offering constructive input into the current revision process of its captive wildlife importation and breeding regulations pertaining to venomous species. The meeting will be held in the AGFC Little Rock Office Complex from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. 

Waterproof game tags available in 2018-19 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook

Aug. 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas deer hunters saw a big change in the way they could check their deer last year. Many, however, were left wanting their old waterproof game tags to ensure their deer were properly marked. This year those tags are right inside the annual hunting guidebooks being delivered to stores across the state in the next few weeks.

Arkansas CWD management evolves

July 25, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas deer hunters will have more ability to help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease this year, thanks to new regulations passed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Boat registration requires physical proof

July 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – New state laws to match federal guidelines add an extra step to boat registration, but they may help prevent fraud or theft.