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Arkansas WMA Deer Hunt Permit opportunities expanded, apply today

June 1, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The application period for special deer hunting permits on many wildlife management areas in Arkansas is open until 11:59 p.m. July 1, and hunters will notice many new opportunities, thanks to regulations passed during the May Commission meeting.

Commission approves construction; recognizes excellence in AGFC employees

Feb. 17, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved just over $2 million in capital construction projects spread throughout Arkansas at today’s regularly scheduled meeting in Little Rock. These projects will be funded from within the existing budget for Fiscal Year 2022 and range in size from fishing pier construction to hydrology studies for infrastructure renovation of George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area.

Cut-Off Creek and Seven Devils WMAs closed Feb. 20-26

Feb. 14, 2022

MONTICELLO – Cut-Off Creek WMA and Seven Devils WMA will be closed to daytime public access Feb. 20-26. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Wildlife Services, in cooperation with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be conducting aerial operations aimed at reducing feral hog populations in the areas. The flights will be dependent on the weather.

AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Jan. 28, 2022

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following date and times to consider any business that may be brought before the Commission. Unless otherwise stated, meetings will be held at the AGFC offices, 2 Natural Resources Dr. in Little Rock.

Chase ducks all day on WMAs Jan. 31

Jan. 26, 2022

LITTLE ROCK — As the end of the 2021-22 waterfowl hunting season begins to draw near, hunters are reminded that all-day waterfowl hunting on Arkansas Game and Fish Commission-owned wildlife management areas is allowed on the final day of the season: Monday, Jan. 31.

Applications to hunt turkeys on Arkansas WMAs available Jan. 15-Feb. 15

Jan. 12, 2022

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 2022 Arkansas turkey season.

Blue paint marks habitat renovation

Nov. 12, 2021

HUMNOKE — Public land hunters will be seeing a number of trees at George H. Dunklin Jr. Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area marked with blue paint. The markings reflect the second step in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s efforts to restore the state’s crown jewel of public waterfowl hunting.