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AGFC Commissioner Meeting Notice

Oct. 14, 2019

You are hereby notified that Commissioners of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will meet on the following dates 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 Drive in Little Rock.

Antlerless hunt offers a head start to deer season

Oct. 9, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – With the heat finally breaking and a few Arkansans even spotted in sweatshirts, the itch to spend a quiet morning in the woods is in full effect. Hunters who can’t stand the wait until modern gun season opens have a great opportunity to get out and get some meat in the freezer during Arkansas’s private land antlerless deer hunt, Oct. 12-16.

Young hunters score big in elk youth hunt

Oct. 9, 2019

JASPER — A trio of young Arkansans had experiences of a lifetime during last weekend’s youth elk hunt.

Beaver Tailwater project partnership highlighted at Trout Unlimited national conference

Oct. 9, 2019

ROGERS — Dozens of conservationists and anglers gathered at Dam Site Park Access below Beaver Dam last Thursday to learn more about how the AGFC is throwing stones to create better water quality and fish habitat on the Beaver Tailwater. 

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

Oct. 9, 2019

Pat Snyder of Maumelle caught this 22-inch brown trout recently, fishing below Wildcat Shoals on the Bull Shoals dam tailwater. Pat says he's been fishing the White River for 50 years and this marks his best catch. He was drift-fishing with a black/silver minnow crankbait out of the Rainbow Drive Resort, with generators running at the dam. Photo provided by Pat Snyder.

Women’s outdoor weekend heads to Northwest Arkansas

Oct. 9, 2019

HUNTSVILLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop at the Ozark Natural Science Center in Huntsville Nov. 1-3. The weekend-long workshop has enough room for 60 women to attend and learn about wildlife, hiking, hunting and angling in The Natural State. Applications for the event are available at

Identify these six trees for success this hunting season

Oct. 2, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Deer hunters looking for new stakeouts are often keyed on rubs and scrapes. These telltale signs of whitetail activity are roadmaps for hunters during the rut. But the best advice for pursuing all species including deer, is to follow the food. Even during the rut, does still look for something to eat, and the bucks will follow.