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AGFC completes final winter trout stockings at community ponds

Feb. 26, 2021

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program will conclude its final trout stockings for the 2020-21 winter stocking season this week at ponds throughout Arkansas. Originally planned for last week, the stockings were delayed because of the winter weather event that iced over most roads and ponds in The Natural State. 

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 25, 2021

Steve Emrich shows off the two nice walleye he caught below Beaver Lake Dam fishing with Jon Conklin of FishOn Guide Service. Walleye are definitely biting now on Beaver. Photo provided by Jon Conklin. 

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Feb. 18, 2021

Jessie Valleroyi joined in with the many anglers who are finding the brown trout excellent right now in the higher waters on the White River, thanks to all the generation from Bull Shoals Dam for the area's power needs. Browns love the water. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.

 

 

Jssie Valleroyi 

Specially tagged trout filling AGFC’s stockings this winter

Dec. 16, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — One of the annual traditions at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is the yearly stocking of rainbow trout to Family and Community Fishing Program locations from November through February. Another tradition is to add special prize-winning tags to randomly selected fish in these stockings for anglers to enjoy even more.

Catch a rainbow for Thanksgiving

Nov. 18, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Turkey, dressing and football may be at the front of people’s thoughts during the Thanksgiving holiday, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has another tradition some people may want to take part in. The AGFC’s Family and Community Fishing Program is busy stocking rainbow trout in FCFP locations throughout the state. 

AGFC’s Burnley earns Trout Unlimited award

Nov. 18, 2020

FAYETTEVILLE  — The Northwest Arkansas Chapter of Trout Unlimited, the nation’s grassroots army for trout and fisheries restoration and conservation, has named Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Stream Habitat Supervisor Tim Burnley as this year’s recipient of the annual Ray Smith Conservation Award. 

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Sept. 16, 2020

Craig Harrison of Bryant pulled this catfish, a 20-pounder, out of the Arkansas River recently using skipjack.