AGFC, Academics Afield brings new audience outdoors
Jan. 25, 2023
PINE BLUFF — A group of students has begun building a community of hunters on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff campus.
AGFC targeting space for new range
Oct. 12, 2022
SPRINGDALE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is conducting a search to find a suitable site for a new state-of-the-art rifle, pistol, archery and shotgun range and increase its presence in northwest Arkansas.
AGFC, Warren complete shooting sports complex
June 29, 2022
WARREN — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission celebrated the agency’s latest partnership shooting range with the city of Warren at Wednesday’s grand opening of the city’s expanded target-shooting facility.
Minutemen rush to the front at AYSSP West Regional tournament, West Fork wins juniors
May 19, 2021
JACKSONVILLE — Perfect weather and smiling faces greeted today’s participants in the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program Senior Division competition. Shooters from the program’s West region competed at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s Jacksonville Shooting Range to take part in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission program. With last year’s competition cancelled because of COVID-19 concerns, everyone was ready to get back to a day of camaraderie in the outdoors.
Highland sits atop AYSSP North Division regional tournament, Bald Knob holds junior division honors
May 12, 2021
JACKSONVILLE – Highland Trap Shooters’ Senior 1 squad withstood steady winds to score 234 points and take first place Saturday in the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s North Region senior division competition at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.
13-year-old Arkansan on quest to complete Outdoor Skills program
May 5, 2021
MAYFLOWER — Spending time in the outdoors is often its own reward, a recently added program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission offers extra incentives to building your outdoor skills. Just ask Anthony Long-Irby of Mayflower. He’s collected nearly all the achievements the AGFC’s Outdoor Skills Patch Program has to offer at only 13 years old.
Harrisburg trap team takes top honors in AYSSP East Regional
May 5, 2021
JACKSONVILLE – Harrisburg Hornet Trap Team’s Squad No. 2 was about as close to perfection Saturday as any team has ever been in Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournament play. Two Harrisburg shooters, Gilbert Palmer and Luke Clayton, had perfect 50-for-50 sessions, and the five-person team only missed four shots total in compiling 246 points and running away with the East Region senior division at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.