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Five locations added to Family and Community Fishing Program

Dec. 11, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocks hundreds of thousands of pounds of trout and catfish in small ponds throughout the state each year to offer anglers an opportunity to enjoy a day fishing from the bank without driving long distances to wet a line. The following ponds have been added to this growing list of locations and will begin to receive stockings of trout this week:

Trout stockings return to community ponds for Thanksgiving

Nov. 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Looking for a great way to relax outdoors with the family after the turkey and dressing are finished off? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program is releasing hundreds of rainbow trout in program ponds throughout the state, ready for anglers to come catch some memories.

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.