Site Menu
News

Fish attractor and aquatic vegetation survey

May 23, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – The Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society currently is conducting an online survey of anglers who target manmade fish attractors and aquatic vegetation in southeastern reservoirs.

Arkansas fisheries biologists suggest removing, revising regulations

May 2, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission presented a series of changes to regulations at the Commission’s formal briefing Wednesday, April 27, as part of the annual regulations cycle. The focus of many of these changes is to remove complicated regulations wherever possible and help people get started fishing.
 

Commission tables topic on surface-drive motor restriction, new public comment survey available

May 1, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners heard the first official reading of two waterfowl regulations changes proposed for the 2018-19 season at last Wednesday’s monthly meeting – neither of which concerned surface-drive motors on wildlife management areas.
 

Public comment survey still available at agfc.com

April 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – It’s not too late to make sure your voice is heard on the public comment survey concerning recommended changes to the 2018-19 hunting season.
 

Arkansas bear survey includes opportunity for public participation

Sept. 27, 2017

Just about every hunting camp in bear territory has a tale or two to tell about a mischievous bruin finding its way into their feeder or trash bins. Over the years, those stories have expanded from the Ozark and Ouachita mountains into the southern half of the state, prompting Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists to keep a watchful eye on growing bear populations throughout Arkansas. As part of this expanded monitoring effort, biologists are asking hunters and outdoors enthusiasts to help record bear sightings through a simple online survey on iNaturalist.org.

Mailed angler survey wrapping up, still time to respond

June 28, 2017

There’s still time to send in your responses if you were selected to participate in this year’s Arkansas Game and Fish Commission angler survey. 
The AGFC mailed 10,000 surveys in March to randomly selected Arkansas residents who purchased a fishing license in 2016. Responses from those surveys will help shape the direction of fisheries management in the future.  

Waterfowl hunter survey sheds light on WMA use

June 21, 2017

Four out of 10 Arkansas resident waterfowl hunters have pursued ducks on wildlife management areas for six years or less, according to a recent survey completed by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Survey Research Center. The survey was part of an increased effort by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to learn more about the men and women using The Natural State’s WMA system.