One of the best ways to be successful on public land is to apply for one of the AGFC wildlife management area turkey hunt permits beginning Jan. 15.
Four white-tailed deer in Benton, Washington and Sebastian counties recently tested positive for the deadly disease, according to the Arkansas GFC.
Duck hunters needed patience early in the 60-day season as the state endured record dry conditions, with water arriving followed by an Arctic freeze.
The heavy rainfall that Arkansas waterfowl hunters have been waiting for all season finally arrived Tuesday, at least for the southern portion of the state.
Thanks to bipartisan support from Representatives Jeff Fortenberry and Debbie Dingell, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act has been introduced.
Young artists are encouraged to immerse themselves in Arkansas’s natural surroundings, then recreate their visions from that scenery on paper or canvas.
December beckons an intense period of breeding activity for another animal in the deer woods, and most people have watched it happen in their tree stand.
Seventeen young hunters had the opportunity to experience hunting camps like no other, thanks to special mentored hunts held last weekend.
A colleague once got a pair of jumper cables from his father-in-law for Christmas. The only response he could give was, “Thanks, I hope I never need them.”
The disease has been found in Boone, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Pope and Searcy counties in Arkansas since September.
During the last four weeks, waterfowl have been reported dead at seven localized areas in northeast and east central Arkansas.
Since the passage of Amendment 75, the Arkansas GFC has made it a priority to increase the amount of enforcement in every county of The Natural State.
Rut is in full swing in most parts of the state, and with the increased activity comes something that happens to hundreds of Arkansas drivers – hitting deer.
Ducks were prevalent in typical November numbers in areas that had water, particularly the artificially flooded private lands.
Along with extreme wind and dry conditions, this year’s opening weekend was marked by many boating accidents and near misses, including two fatalities.
Everyone met at the rally point at noon on Monday, Nov. 6, to go over the background of the day’s hunt and enjoy a cookout of hamburgers and chips.
Another big, scary monster has been spotted in Arkansas, but this one is green, lives in the water and has been knocking on Arkansas’s door for years.
The term “roughing it” can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. That’s not to say people’s desires for comfort have changed much.
The missing person scenario Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officers participated in last week may one day be the difference between life and death.
Arkansas hunters have more than 3 million acres of publically accessible land to enjoy hunting, fishing and wildlife watching.
White-nose Syndrome is a disease that affects hibernating bats and is named for the white fungus that appears on the muzzle of hibernating bats.
The AGFC is offering a convenient way for hunters to have their deer tested for CWD at participating taxidermists and veterinarians.
Many Arkansas hunters are starting to get the itch to enjoy a quiet morning in the woods, waiting on a deer to show at their favorite hunting spot.
Joe Huggins, hunter education coordinator for the AGFC, says distance of the fall only plays a part in the severity of an injury.
The feral hog population is between four and five million and cause approximately $1.5 billion annually in agricultural and ecological costs.