Watch the April 2020 Commission Meeting
April 23, 2020
Watch the April 23, 2020 meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission live.
Comment on proposed changes to Arkansas hunting, wildlife regulations by April 15
March 26, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — Although the recent outbreak of COVID-19 and measures to combat it have changed the way the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has had to meet, conservation carries on. With the absence of a March meeting and an online-only meeting anticipated in April, AGFC staff have moved forward with a public comment survey to gather public input on changes needed for the 2020-21 hunting season.
CWD-positive deer found in Independence County
Dec. 6, 2019
OIL TROUGH – A new case of chronic wasting disease has been found in Independence County. A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer taken east of Oil Trough tested positive for the disease.
Commission takes town hall to Stuttgart
Nov. 6, 2019
STUTTGART — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 20, at Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. The public is invited to come and ask the Commissioners questions and learn more information about the agency’s work. The auditorium is at the Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas, 2807 U.S. Highway 165.
2019-20 Arkansas Hunting Guidebook available online
Aug. 28, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is busy distributing this year’s hunting guidebook, but folks who want to get the inside line on hunting seasons and regulations can get an online version to view and store on their phone now.
Commission seeks comment on relaxed predator hunting regulations
July 5, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of new regulations concerning predator hunting and removal on private land at its June 21 meeting.
CWD Management Zone expands to include Baxter, Scott and Stone counties
June 5, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has expanded the Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone to include Baxter, Scott and Stone counties following the confirmation of CWD-positive deer in or near these counties during the 2018-19 deer hunting season.