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AGFC nature centers offer family fun for Spring Break

March 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Unplug from the electronics and take your kids on an outdoor adventure this Spring Break at an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature or education center. All eight AGFC-operated centers will be open with special programs and events March 19-23 to keep families entertained with wholesome outdoors fun. 

Last youth modern gun deer hunt Jan. 5-6

Dec. 31, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — The second modern gun deer hunt for youth hunters will take place across Arkansas this Saturday and Sunday. Only hunters who are 6 to 15 years of age may pursue deer with modern guns on this last chance of the season. Incorrect dates for the hunt were listed in a previous press release before the Christmas Holiday, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission apologizes for the error.

Statewide holiday deer hunt Dec. 26-28

Dec. 19, 2018

LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters using modern guns have one more chance to collect on their scouting time and tag a trophy. The statewide modern gun Holiday Deer Hunt is Dec. 26-28.
 

Fred Berry center youth deer hunt a success for fifth year

Dec. 12, 2018

YELLVILLE – Seven youths were selected to participate in the fifth annual Fred Berry Conservation Education Center Youth Deer Hunt and Camp Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
 

Youths who have passed hunter education may legally hunt on their own

Nov. 14, 2018

LITTLE ROCK -- One question that springs up each year is how old a youth has to be before they may hunt by themselves. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission regulations state that a hunter must be at least 6 years old to kill a deer, bear or turkey, but the answer to hunting by oneself is a bit more complicated.

Application period for online waterfowl hunts begins Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - More than 60,000 acres of wetland habitat are available for waterfowl hunters through Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas, nearly all of which is open on a first-come, first-served basis. However, a few select locations are reserved through drawn permit hunts to increase hunter satisfaction and prevent conflicts from hunters setting up too close to one another.
 

Memorialize their first deer with certificate offered by AGFC

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Thousands of young Arkansas hunters scored the first deer of their hunting careers during last weekend’s youth modern gun deer hunt and tens of thousands of pictures were taken and shared digitally. Memorialize that unforgettable first Arkansas deer with a printable certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.