Jan. 20, 2021
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force is unveiling a new tool to help coordinate the fight against invasive pests in The Natural State. A new mobile-friendly survey will enable any private landowner or hunter to upload information about feral hog sightings and removal efforts in Arkansas.
Dec. 17, 2019
JONESBORO — The Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro will host a special introduction to fur-handling workshop from 6-9 p.m., Jan. 9, 2020. The workshop will feature Charlie Bass, a longtime trapper and fur provider for national and international markets.
July 25, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted to relax hunting regulations on certain predator species during a special meeting via teleconference today. The regulations had been proposed during its June 20 meeting, but were not able to be voted upon until today to allow sufficient time for public comment.
July 5, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of new regulations concerning predator hunting and removal on private land at its June 21 meeting.
Sept. 26, 2018
MOUNTAIN VIEW - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special trapping workshop beginning at 9:30 on Sept. 29 at the Mountain View High School Fishing Derby Pond. Anyone interested in learning how to trap predators and other furbearers is welcome to attend and learn more about this interesting outdoor pursuit.
April 4, 2018
MAYFLOWER – Fur prices are affected by many factors, according to Blake Sasse, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s nongame mammal coordinator. For example, he says, when oil prices are high, Russians are more likely to purchase fur, meaning that demand eventually trickles down to Arkansas trappers of furbearing animals such as the coyote, whose fur is used to line coats.