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.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is hosting a series of birdwatching hikes in April and May for women interested in learning more about the outdoors.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission completed closing procedures to assume ownership of 60.9 acres of land for a proposed education center in northwest Arkansas.
Wildlife officers from throughout Arkansas were recognized for service beyond the call of duty at a special awards ceremony March 15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Little Rock.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s K9 unit held their own in the 2016 Southern States Manhunt Field Trials March 7-11 at Camp Joseph T. Robinson in Little Rock.
The final scores from Saturday’s Arkansas National Archery in the Schools regional tournaments have been verified, and 100 teams are ready to advance to the ANASP State Championship in Hot…..
Tune in to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s YouTube channel to catch a broadcast of public meetings held in north Arkansas concerning the discovery of chronic wasting disease in the area.
Cpl. Dennis Hovarter, a wildlife officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission was instrumental in the apprehension of a bank robbery suspect after the robbery of the Bank of the Ozarks…..
Having only one fish to weigh at a bass tournament usually isn’t thought of as a good day, but Eugene Moore Jr. weighed his single fish with pride at the Metro Area Bass Club tournament on…..
Commissioners unanimously approved Jeff Crow as director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission at its Feb. 18 meeting.
An elk harvested near Pruitt on the Buffalo National River during the October 2015 hunting season tested positive for chronic wasting disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Arkansas elementary, middle school and high school students will be nocking their arrows in an attempt to qualify for the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools State Championship at regional…..
Deer season is winding down, but there’s still a reward for those lucky and skilled enough to hit the trifecta of deer hunting.
Smartphones have taken the place of walkie-talkies, check stations, maps, compasses and a host of other hunting essentials in less than a decade.
Smokey Bear has spread the U.S. Forest Service’s message of preventing wildfires since 1944, but even Smokey may want to trade his shovel for a matchstick when the goal is promoting wildlife habitat.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications for summer internships until Feb. 26, 2016.
Crow hunting provides one of The Natural State’s most liberal migratory bird hunting seasons, stretching from September 1 through the end of February each year.
According to Means, hunters killed 393 bears during 2015. Hunters harvested 256 male bears and 137 female bears statewide.