The first segment of duck season closed Sunday and reopens Dec. 8, but hunters less than 16 years old will be able to hunt ducks, geese,coots, and mergansers Saturday.
After five years of record-pace deer harvests, Arkansas deer management is facing its toughest challenge, chronic wasting disease.
The 10th season of alligator hunting in Arkansas saw a record 64 alligators had been harvested in two weekends of hunting.
The announcement of the group effort and the AGFC’s partnership was announced Friday, Sept. 30.
Keep up with the latest changes to fall hunting seasons with the AGFC’s Outdoor Hotline, airing 7 p.m., Oct. 6 on AETN.
According to AGFC, this year’s teal season may be similar to most dove seasons – great for the first weekend, and then tapering off.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Officer Block Meyer from Cross County was recognized at the Mississippi Flyway Council Committee meeting Aug. 26.
The cook off will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sept. 10, on the Bentonville Square. Joe Wilson, the mastermind and founder of the contest, says the event pretty much takes over downtown.
Aside from being the kickoff to hunting season, the dove opener is always a wake-up call for hunters who haven’t practiced before going afield.
Dove hunters searching for a place to hunt still have a few weeks to scout for opening weekend, and they may need it.
Many hunters will be sitting up and alert in a deer stand on the morning of September 24, anxiously waiting for the first buck or doe of the season to make an appearance.
With less than three weeks until the opening day of dove season, the staff at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s YouTube channel thought it was about time to raise some heartrates.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission construction crews recently repaired and cleaned the stocking chute at Parker Bend access on the Beaver Tailwater to re-establish this important stocking site…..
Waterfowl numbers remain near all-time highs, despite a shift in habitat conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region of the U.S. and Canada, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent…..
Dove season opens September 3. Much like the first Saturday of college football, opening day of dove season is regarded as the kickoff to hunting season.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Joe Hogan State Fish Hatchery has been buzzing in the last week from a few sightings of rare shorebirds finding their way to The Natural State.
Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be taking additional samples to search for chronic wasting disease in southern Pope County, Aug. 1-5.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson today appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
This month, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s YouTube channel features the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Championship held in June.
Sixty-eight lucky individuals will be heading to the swamps this September in search of one of Arkansas’s largest big game species.
Twenty-nine Arkansans will have the hunt of a lifetime this fall as they chase elk on public land in The Natural State. They are winners of 2016 public land elk hunting permits.
Mike Knoedl’s ability to rub shoulders with the movers-and-shakers in the same way he could with the everyday Arkansan has served him well in a nearly three-decade career with the AGFC.
CWD has been found in five of these counties since first being discovered in Arkansas in late February.
Permits for the modern gun quota deer hunts for Bald Knob, Cache River and Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuges and archery permits for Holla Bend available.
The awards stand after last Wednesday’s trap competition of the National Junior Olympic Shooting Championships was dominated by former Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program athletes.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard modified proposals to help slow the spread of chronic wasting disease at its June 16 meeting in El Dorado.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will draw 29 permits for the opportunity to hunt elk on public land this Saturday at the 19th Annual Buffalo River Elk Festival.
Wildlife officers across Arkansas and the U.S. are gearing up for Operation Dry Water – a public outreach effort to bring awareness to boating under the influence.
Ashdown Shooting Sports claimed first place in both Junior and Senior divisions during Friday’s and Saturday’s regional qualifier of the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program at the Arkansas…..
Three young archers from the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program placed in the top 10 in their respective divisions during the 2016 NASP National Championship May 12-14.
Although chronic wasting disease has garnered most of the attention from the media during the last few Commission meetings, Commissioners continue to work toward providing higher quality…..
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first proposals from wildlife management staff on potential regulations concerning deer hunting and management of chronic wasting disease…..
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received confirmation that two additional deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Arkansas.
About six inches separated one turkey hunter from a possible hunting-related shooting April 16 in a northeast Arkansas pasture.
Seven lucky youth hunters were selected to participate in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Youth Turkey Camp April 15-16 at Lake Sylvia in Perry County.
The first phase of chronic wasting disease sampling by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission revealed a 23 percent prevalence rate in Newton and Boone counties.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received 23 additional confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease among deer and elk in northern Arkansas, which brings the total to 79.
Join the Illinois River Watershed Partnership April 17 for a variety of outdoor activities, culminating in the dedication of the new North Shore Pavilion at the IRWP Watershed Sanctuary in…..
The Little Red River Foundation and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have kicked off a program to capture and recycle used fishing line on and around the Little Red River.
April 15 marks one of the most stressful deadlines in America – tax day. It also marks the kickoff to one of the most exciting summer pursuits in Arkansas bayous, the opening of bullfrog season.