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Year-round Moist-Soil Work Focused on Disturbance

July 29, 2019

DES ARC – There has been a disturbance going on not far from here, but hardly anyone has noticed. All anyone will ever notice, if the disturbance continues as planned, is a great feeding ground for migrating waterfowl later this fall.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

July 24, 2019

Joshua Mayfield and his son, Noah, landed this impressive 39-inch, 29-pound striper below Carpenter Dam at Lake Catherine earlier this week. That big 'un required the help of Dillon Erwin from Magnet Cove to help haul in, Joshua says. "What a pleasure to meet someone who is eager to help and happy for the success of a stranger," Joshua said. "Great example of an outdoorsman."

‘Family Fun Days’ Events Win National Award from American Fisheries Society

July 24, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The president of the American Fisheries Society’s Fisheries Administration Section personally delivered a prestigious award to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program earlier this summer.

AGFC, Cache River NWR partner on dove fields

July 17, 2019

BRINKLEY – Along with several fields annually prepared for public dove hunting on the state’s wildlife management areas, and the four private land fields being prepped for permit hunts, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has partnered with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to offer two fields for public dove hunting in 2019 in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge.

Arkansas Wildlife Fishing Report

July 17, 2019

The rain brought in by the remnants of Hurricane Barry in the Gulf did not deter this youngster from having a big day fishing for crappie at Crowley's Ridge State Park last weekend.

Leftover WMA Deer Hunt Permit sale begins July 22

July 12, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – More than 850 permits will be available for purchase beginning 8 a.m., Monday, July 22, for special deer hunts on Arkansas’s wildlife management areas. These permits cover modern gun, muzzleloader, youth and mobility-impaired hunts that weren’t awarded through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s annual WMA deer permit drawing earlier this month.

Three fields added to AGFC’s permit dove hunt lineup

July 10, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Hunters looking for a private-land dove hunt this season will find their opportunities enhanced by an additional three locations and 82 more permits available each weekend in September through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s drawn permit hunt system.