Duck season opens 30 minutes before sunrise Saturday, and Arkansas is coming off an extended bout of unseasonably cold weather…
Fourteen cadets have completed more than 700 hours of intensive training to become wildlife officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission…
The increase in predator populations such as coyote, bobcat, raccoon, skunk and fox can be attributed to several factors, but primarily the “boogie man” associated with ethical & effective trapping…
AGFC wildlife officer Sgt. Scott Watkins recently received the prestigious Waterways Management Award presented by the National Association of State Boating Law Administration.
Modern gun deer season is just around the corner, and you don’t have a place to hunt.
Arkansas turkey hunters are fairly well satisfied with management of the birds and with regulations for hunting them.
Macie, 15 and a sophomore at Marshall, downed an 8×8 bull elk Monday morning, the opening day of the second 2014 Arkansas elk hunt.
The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at most of its day-use recreation sites several times in 2015, beginning with Jan. 19, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Farmers and landowners in Arkansas have until Nov. 21 to submit applications to receive financial assistance to implement conservation activities through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program.
What is a hunter to do when he or she downs a deer, and the hunter does not have a hunting license game tag?
Arkansas’s modern gun deer and waterfowl seasons are fast approaching.
A survey finds that the average deer hunter is satisfied with the quality of bucks found in the field and is willing to pass up a shot at a small-antlered buck in hope of getting a bigger buck later.
Twenty hunters, drawn for coveted public land permits, will be in the field beginning Monday for the second segment of the 2014 Arkansas elk hunt in rugged Buffalo River country in northwest Arkansas.
Chris Hillard walked out his door and scored with what may be the largest bear taken in Arkansas by a hunter.
Ryley McCuiston may have been a substitute as an elk hunter, but he took the prize of the early 2014 elk hunt in the Buffalo River country of northwest Arkansas.
An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officer’s quick thinking may have saved several lives.
For the second consecutive weekend, alligator hunters made a big haul in Arkansas.
A five-day hunt for antlerless deer begins on Saturday, Oct. 11, for much of Arkansas.
The 17th year of Arkansas elk hunting is scheduled Monday through Friday, Oct. 6-10, in the Buffalo River country of northwest Arkansas.
Dr. Will Daniel does not sugar-coat his feelings about feral hogs. “I hate those pigs.” He has been battling problems with the destructive animals on his family’s land since his teen years.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is proud to announce that it will be marking the day for the National Hunting and Fishing Day annual celebration along with the rest of the country on Saturday.
The AGFC announced that the final alligator season is from 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept. 26 until 30 minutes before sunrise on Monday, September 29th.
Plans for making corral traps are online on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s website, traps can be altered from the plans to fit a user’s needs and terrain.
During last week’s monthly Commission meeting, the AGFC approved a grant of more than $679,000 to the Arkansas Department of Education as a result of fines collected during the 2014 fiscal year.
Is there a better way to spend an Arkansas summer day than hitting the state’s fisheries? Fisheries crews from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocked almost 394,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and r
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission offers a few tips for what to do after the deer is on the ground and dead.
To celebrate NHFDay, the AGFC, Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry and Bass Pro Shops will be partnering for a special event.
The AGFC has announced a workshop that will be held Sept. 23 at the University of Arkansas Research and Extension Center in Hope beginning at 10 a.m.
Just over a century ago, Sept. 1, 1914, to be exact, the last passenger pigeon in the world died in a Cincinnati, Ohio, zoo.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has developed an electronic hunter observation form in order to make it more convenient for hunters to report the activities of wildlife observed in the state.
Deer numbers in Arkansas have increased significantly, and this is confirmed by the deer checked by successful hunters…
The AGFC has reported that the sudden deluge of rain Sunday evening flooded parts of Maumelle and had a wildlife officer with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission busy in his boat.
The AGFC needs your help to determine the number and locations of black bears in bear zones 3 and 4 in southern Arkansas.
The AGFC has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from veterans for a muzzleloader deer hunt Nov. 4-6 at the Greers Ferry Lake.
Over the 90 years of Arkansas deer restoration and management, the focus has shifted from increasing numbers of deer to balancing and keeping the deer healthy.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a few tips for land owners who would like to increase the fish and wildlife populations on their property.