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Applications to hunt turkeys on some AGFC areas available Jan. 15

Jan. 11, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will accept applications Jan. 15-Feb. 15 from hunters who want to hunt on many wildlife management areas during the 2023 Arkansas turkey season.

Ed Gordon Point Remove WMA Flying High into Waterfowl Season

Oct. 26, 2022

BLACKWELL – Residents near Ed Gordon Point Remove Wildlife Management Area might have noticed all the airplanes flying around the last two days of September. Several crop dusters, contracted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission were flying nearly nonstop to deliver fertilizer and lime to 350 acres of the WMA’s moist-soil units.

Take aim at an AGFC archery range before heading to the field

Sept. 21, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — With archery deer season cranking into gear Sept. 24, many hunters will be headed to the woods for the first time for the year soon. While you’re out and about in one of the many wildlife management areas throughout the state, you might notice a few additions to the facilities available for outdoors enthusiasts this year. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been able to add a few new archery ranges to some of the WMAs, shooting ranges and parks to help archers stay on target this season.

Public options for dove season

Aug. 31, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Dove hunters searching for a place to hunt still have a few days to scout some fields for opening weekend, but the clock is ticking. In case you haven’t been able to find a location through private fields, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission prepares a few locations on public land for hunters who want to enjoy a first shot at the season.

Team efforts recognized in Texarkana

Aug. 18, 2022

TEXARKANA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners at today’s meeting celebrated the many partnerships and agencies who make conservation of the state’s fish, wildlife and their habitats possible. The meeting was the culmination of three days spent touring and working in southwest Arkansas to see the fantastic outdoors opportunities available here.

Apply for an opportunity to hunt doves with the AGFC on opening weekend

July 27, 2022

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has eleven opportunities throughout the state this year for hunters looking to hunt doves during the Labor Day Weekend opener. Four of these managed fields are on AGFC Wildlife Management Areas and seven are privately-owned fields the AGFC has leased from farmers to offer additional opportunities for the public to enjoy the kickoff to hunting season.Applications will be accepted Aug. 1-15 at www.agfc.com.

Four WMAs now require permits for first weekend of dove season; private land hunts expand

July 20, 2022

LITTLE ROCK – Four of Arkansas’s regular public dove hunting locations that have drawn intense opening weekend pressure in recent seasons are being converted to permit-only hunting for the upcoming season’s first two days.