LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first official reading of amended regulations concerning importing, breeding and selling of captive wildlife species and educational animals in the state at today’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
The January meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is available on the AGFC's YouTube Page as a live feed beginning at 9 a.m., Jan. 17, 2019. Click the following link to watch:
STUTTGART — A new, friendly competition may be a great way to bring awareness to a conservation issue and help feed needy families in Arkansas this February. The first World Championship Snow Goose Conservation Hunt competition will take place, Feb. 9-10 at Mack’s Prairie Wings in Stuttgart.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, in cooperation with Quail Forever and the Arkansas Forestry Association, will be hosting special workshops for land managers on how and when to use fire to promote better wildlife habitat on their property. Workshops are scheduled for Malvern, Mountain View and Ash Flat in the next few weeks, and more will be scheduled as the year goes on.
Total ducks in the Arkansas Delta number around the usual midwinter average, according to last week's aerial survey, but mallard counts were down.
Bret Coble pulled this catfish from the Saline River near Benton this week. Fishing on the state's smaller rivers seems the best call with water temperatures mostly in the 40s. Coble was using a brooder minnow, which works for a variety of fish. Photo provided by Lisa Spencer of Lisa's Bait Shop.
LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special trout-fishing derby and clinic in Little Rock next week for through its Family and Community Fishing Program.