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Drop a Line on Trout Day in Arkansas

Jan. 29, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Now’s the time to grab your fishing gear and take advantage of trout fishing in Arkansas.

Former Commissioner, Arkansas boat-building legend dies

Jan. 27, 2020

FLIPPIN — Forrest Wood, founder of Ranger Boats and former Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioner, died Saturday at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was 87. Keith Daffron, Wood’s oldest grandson, posted to social media that “Peacefully, with his family by his side, Forrest L. Wood of Flippin passed away on Jan. 25, 2020 in his 87th year.”

More than 9.4 million fish stocked in Arkansas lakes in 2019

Jan. 14, 2020

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatcheries produced and stocked more than 9.3 million fish during 2019 to improve fishing conditions for Arkansas anglers in 2019.

AGFC hosts public workshop on Spring River trout fishery

Jan. 7, 2020

MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public workshop about trout management on the Spring River from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Mammoth Spring School Complex. The complex is at 410 Goldsmith Ave. in Mammoth Spring.

Spring River Trout Management Plan Meeting Canceled

Dec. 16, 2019

MAMMOTH SPRING — Tonight’s scheduled public input meeting for the Spring River Trout Management Plan has been canceled due to inclement weather and predicted deteriorating road conditions in Northeast Arkansas.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Dec. 11, 2019

Guide Mark Crawford reports that big rainbows are on the move now in the Spring River in north Arkansas and his client, David Aplin from Memphis, displays his catch.

Five locations added to Family and Community Fishing Program

Dec. 11, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocks hundreds of thousands of pounds of trout and catfish in small ponds throughout the state each year to offer anglers an opportunity to enjoy a day fishing from the bank without driving long distances to wet a line. The following ponds have been added to this growing list of locations and will begin to receive stockings of trout this week: