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.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 16, 2020
Craig Harrison of Bryant pulled this catfish, a 20-pounder, out of the Arkansas River recently using skipjack.
July 16, 2020
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved the addition of the veteran’s/active duty military waterfowl hunt to Arkansas’s youth waterfowl hunt days during today’s regularly scheduled meeting. This is the second consecutive year the Commission has approved the option since it was made available by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
June 10, 2020
Rum Binkley caught a massive striper fishing out of Blackburns Resort and Boat Rental on Norfork Lake using a topwater Zara Spook. Photo provided by Steven Street.