June 21, 2017
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is looking for volunteers to help stock black bass fingerlings in prime habitat along the Arkansas River during this year’s Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza, June 23-25. Hatchery trucks will be available at each weigh-in station Friday morning with oxygenated bags of fingerling-sized largemouth bass for anglers to take with them and place in high-quality habitat during the tournament.
June 7, 2017
Despite a nervous semifinal round and a serious case of deja vu, the Cave City Sharpshooters took the AYSSP state chamionship in tight competition June 3 at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville.
May 24, 2017
In less than ideal conditions because of off-and-on rain, Weston Adcock was a perfect 50-for-50 for the Jonesboro Westside Senior Red team, helping his squad edge the Gosnell Trap Team Trap Hogs for the East Region title in Saturday’s Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program competition at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Range in Jacksonville.
May 17, 2017
After battling springtime elements and heavy wind during the first two regionals, plus being lightly rained on for 20 minutes last Friday for the junior division in the South Regional, the weather finally cleared up nicely for the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s regional competition Saturday at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville.
May 10, 2017
Strong winds were prevalent for a second straight weekend at the Jacksonville Shooting Complex, but by Saturday the 129 senior division trap-shooting teams competing were greeted with plenty of sunshine and a little less wind for the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program’s west regional qualifiers. Shiloh Christian School’s senior high team won the senior division on Saturday, while the Accuracy In Motion/Gunsmoke club team from Madison, Washington and Carroll counties bested 84 teams in the breezy conditions of Friday’s junior division regional.
April 18, 2017
Teenagers from across Arkansas will gather at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville each weekend, beginning April 28, to take their shots at the regional and state championship tournaments of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program.