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Squirrels still available for Arkansas hunters

Jan. 20, 2021

LITTLE ROCK – What is a hunter to do? January is running out. Deer season is over except for a handful of bowhunters looking for a last-chance tag. Duck season also is beginning its swan song for the year, and turkey season is still months away.

AGFC adds 4,420 acres to public hunting opportunity in 2020

Jan. 13, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters in Arkansas have enjoyed nearly 4,500 acres of new hunting opportunity during the 2020-21 hunting seasons, thanks to partnerships and leases by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in the last year. 

Get a free sausage biscuit at Hardee’s with your hunting license Nov. 11

Nov. 4, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters headed to deer camp to get things ready for opening weekend of modern gun deer season may want to make a quick pit stop to fuel up at their local Hardee’s restaurant. Every Hardee’s restaurant in Arkansas will give a free sausage biscuit to anyone who shows their valid hunting license to the cashier from 5-11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11.

A little noise never hurt a squirrel hunt

Sept. 30, 2020

JONESBORO — Squirrels are vocal animals with sounds ranging from agitated chatters to passive whines. Hunters can take advantage of the squirrel language with a little squirrel talk of their own.

Squirrels still available for Arkansas hunters

Jan. 23, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – What is a hunter to do? January is running out. Deer hunting is over except for a handful of bow hunters. Diehard waterfowlers are in the last throes of a tough duck season. Turkey season is months away.

Rabbit season comes with the cold

Dec. 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With the majority of deer season having taken place in most of the state and freezing temperatures becoming regular events, many houndsmen are anxiously waiting for a chance to drop the tailgate and begin chasing their favorite quarry in earnest.

Youths who have passed hunter education may legally hunt on their own

Nov. 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK -- One question that springs up each year is how old a youth has to be before they may hunt by themselves. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission regulations state that a hunter must be at least 6 years old to kill a deer, bear or turkey, but the answer to hunting by oneself is a bit more complicated.