Free Fishing Weekend, derbies June 8-10
June 1, 2018
LITTLE ROCK – From noon Friday, June 8, through midnight Sunday night, June 10, no angler will need a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas.
AYSSP Teams Go Head-to-Head in Seniors, Juniors for State Championships June 1-2
May 30, 2018
JACKSONVILLE – Four teams in the senior division of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program regional tournaments established themselves as solid front-runners for Saturday’s State Championship round. Texarkana Arkansas Razorback Trap Team Red, Bald Knob Bulldog White and the Booneville Bearcats Team 1 each won its respective region by at least eight targets, and Greene County 4-H Team No. 2 outlasted a very strong East Regional by 5 targets over its nearest competitors.
Bald Knob teams dominate North Region AYSSP events
May 23, 2018
JACKSONVILLE – Chase Martin of the Bald Knob Bulldogs Trap Team White his squad to victory with a perfect day at the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program North Regional tournament May 19.
Newcomer Russellville soars to top of west juniors; Booneville wins west senior regional
May 2, 2018
JACKSONVILLE – On the back of the T-shirts worn by the Russellville Shooting Team read the words “In memory of Andy Thomas.” Thomas, who passed away last year after battling cancer, had been a coach and one of the people instrumental with starting the Russellville shooting program six years ago, according to Russellville head coach Dwayne Rambo.
Escape to the outdoors this Spring Break
March 20, 2018
LITTLE ROCK – Trying to come up with some last-minute plans to keep the kids entertained during Spring Break? Arkansas Game and Fish Commission nature and education centers have plenty of programs available to offer outdoors-oriented fun for kids of all ages. Kids can learn to shoot a bow or a bb gun, paddle a canoe or kayak, or make handy nature-themed crafts to take home and enjoy.
Youth hunters make memories at AGFC mentored hunts
Dec. 6, 2017
Seventeen young hunters had the opportunity to experience hunting camps like no other, thanks to special mentored hunts held last weekend by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at two conservation education centers owned by the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation.
Memorialize their first outdoors adventure with first duck, first deer certificates from AGFC
Dec. 6, 2017
Want to memorialize those unforgettable first hunting moments? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a special way to say, “Welcome to the hunting community,” with customizable certificates that can be given to a person for their first success in the field.