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Corning Dominates AYSSP East Senior Regional; Cabot Takes East Juniors

May 8, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – Corning High School’s senior trap shooting program placed four teams in the top 16, all qualifying for the State Finals, with its Black squad running away with the championship of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sport Program’s East Regional held Saturday at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.

Anglers reaping dollars catching prized fish in Hot Springs lakes

May 8, 2019

HOT SPRINGS – A local bass tournament on Lake Hamilton became even more profitable than expected for four lucky tourney anglers, who each hauled $1,000 prize-winning bass Saturday, May 4, the fourth day of the 2019 $101,000 Hot Springs Fishing Challenge. 
 

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

May 1, 2019

Shari Barnes Rea recently caught this 7.5-pound bass at Lake Ouachita on a Junebug crappie jig. 

White Hall’s balance provides slim senior margin; perfect shooters lead Ashdown juniors in AYSSP South Regional

May 1, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – If the first weekend is any indication, the race to be this year’s best senior high team in the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program will be a wide-open affair. In the large South Regional, staged on Saturday, the top six teams were separated by five total trap target hits, with the White Hall Bulldogs’ Five Dog Night squad easing to the regional championship with 230 total clays

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

April 24, 2019

Guide Austin Kennedy, a regular Fishing Report contributor, found the walleye on the Beaver tailwaters recently.

Student trap shooters convene at Jacksonville as AYSSP regionals begin

April 24, 2019

JACKSONVILLE – Schools and shooting teams from throughout Arkansas will begin converging each Friday and Saturday over the next six weeks, all hoping to unseat Bald Knob High School’s top senior division team and Nashville’s top junior squad as champions of youth trap shooting in Arkansas.

Governor signs legislation to boost feral hog control

April 22, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’s growing battle with the overpopulating feral hog received a boost April 19 at the state Capitol when Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed Senate Bill 460 into law as Act 991 of the Arkansas General Assembly in front of members of the Arkansas Feral Hog Eradication Task Force.