After five years of record-pace deer harvests, Arkansas deer management is facing its toughest challenge, chronic wasting disease.
The second annual Arkansas S3DA 2015-16 Championship will be held at the ABA (Arkansas Bowhunters Association) home range at Camp Robinson Special Use Area facility at 331 Clinton Road; Conway…..
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.
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…..
Arkansas online is running an online poll asking if the University of Arkansas should allow concealed carry at its schools.
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…..
SIG SAUER will relocate its Elite Performance Ammunition manufacturing operation to an existing, and soon-to-be renovated, building in Jacksonville and anticipates employing 50 people
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has received confirmation that two additional deer have tested positive for chronic wasting disease in Arkansas.
The riverfront retreat, built by original owner Bill Wilson of Wilson Combat, sits on 33 prime acres in the Ozark mountains of Northwest 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.
Last week Greg Martin, Wilson Combat Shooting Team member, won the Compact Carry Pistol (CCP) Division and High Industry placements at the Arkansas IDPA State Championships.
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.
We’re just 133 days out from the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and USA Shooting athletes are will be competing in three U.S. Olympic Team Trials to earn the…..
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 Lights, Sights, Lasers (LSL) U.S. Tour just completed the second training stop at Perry, Florida’s AMTEC Training Center.
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…..