Millions of shad stocked in Arkansas lakes to benefit bass and other sport fish
Nov. 13, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — While fall temperatures are driving most anglers indoors or to the deer woods, staff at Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatcheries throughout the state are still going full bore to improve future fishing conditions for anglers. More than 4 million threadfin shad have been raised in hatchery locations and nursery ponds throughout the year, and most of those shad have been released into Arkansas lakes in the last month.
More fishing derby fun on the horizon for Arkansans
June 19, 2019
LITTLE ROCK – More than 4,000 children and adults attended the free fishing derbies held at the five Arkansas Game and Fish Commission state fish hatcheries during Free Fishing Weekend, but the fun is just starting.
AGFC takes family fun to West Memphis
May 24, 2019
WEST MEMPHIS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program will bring the fish and the fun for all ages to Tilden Rogers Park from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1.
White River anglers finding gold in their rainbows thanks to recent trout stocking
May 8, 2019
COTTER — Anglers on the White River below Bull Shoals Dam have struck gold in the last few days, thanks to a recent stocking of 7,500 rainbow trout, which included some with a golden color variation.
AGFC welcomes Western Hills Park to community fishing program
April 24, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is welcoming its newest addition to the Family and Community Fishing Program with a grand opening event at Western Hills lake in southwest Little Rock from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 27.
Arkansas trout permit price increase to benefit world-class fisheries
April 17, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — With the signing of Senate Bill 486 on April 11, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas General Assembly have started the ball rolling to maintain the fantastic trout fishery that draws thousands of anglers from across the country to The Natural State each year.
AGFC hatcheries produce more than 7.4 million fish in 2018
Dec. 19, 2018
HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked 7,451,885 fish to supplement The Natural State’s waters and provide increased opportunity for anglers in 2018.