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Lake June revitalized and ready for rain

Oct. 17, 2018

STAMPS - Representatives from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission held a special dedication Friday, Oct. 12, to thank local anglers and officials for their partnership and patience in revitalizing the 80-acre Lake June - an ongoing project during the last two years.
 

Nancy and Pat Bonds Access welcome addition to Horseshoe Lake

Oct. 17, 2018

HUGHES - More than 100 local anglers and business owners joined the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Thursday, October 4, in officially dedicating the first public boating access to Horseshoe Lake in Crittenden County. Nancy and Pat Bonds Access Area is named for the couple who donated the land to make the new free access possible. 

Lake Wilhelmina dam upgrades underway

June 27, 2018

MENA - Anglers who frequent Lake Wilhelmina in Polk County have seen a little less of the lake than usual this year. The lake has been 5 feet low throughout spring and summer, waiting for upgrades to water-control structures.

Snakeheads undetected in Pool 2 of Arkansas River

June 20, 2018

DUMAS – Recent electrofishing surveys for northern snakeheads, which have been found downstream of Wilbur D. Mills Dam in Desha County, have not been able to locate any of the invasive species in the river or backwaters upstream of that dam.

Wildcat Shoals Access on White River temporarily closed

June 13, 2018

FLIPPIN - Wildcat Shoals Access on the White River below Bull Shoals Dam will be closed for maintenance starting Monday, June 18. 

 

Giant blue catfish stocked in park ponds throughout Arkansas

June 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Anglers looking for a relaxing trip to their local Family and Community Fishing Program location may just find the catch of a lifetime waiting for them, thanks to a generous donation from a landowner in southeast Arkansas. 

ASU Pond Joins Family and Community Fishing Program

April 25, 2018

JONESBORO – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program has added more access to fishing for northeast Arkansas residents. ASU Pond, south of Centennial Bank Stadium on the campus of Arkansas State University, will be stocked monthly a minimum of eight times a year as part of the program, according to FCFP director Maurice Jackson.