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Application period for online waterfowl hunts begins Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - More than 60,000 acres of wetland habitat are available for waterfowl hunters through Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas, nearly all of which is open on a first-come, first-served basis. However, a few select locations are reserved through drawn permit hunts to increase hunter satisfaction and prevent conflicts from hunters setting up too close to one another.
 

High water closes deer hunting in some areas

Nov. 7, 2018

JONESBORO – High water on the White and Cache rivers has forced the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to temporarily close deer season in some wildlife management areas of eastern Arkansas, as well as some private land in the Cache River and Little River basin. Deer hunters are urged to check current water levels in their area before heading out for the opening of modern gun deer season, Nov. 10.
 

AGFC boosts mobile app with upgraded features

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission completed a major revision to its long-standing mobile app last week to catch up with recent changes to the AGFC’s licensing and checking procedures.
 

Log in to Arkansas Wild Game Day Live Nov. 8

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With the main events of Arkansas’s hunting seasons finally upon us, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special live Facebook feed from 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.Thursday to offer a forecast and update hunters on the latest news from the field. 

Memorialize their first deer with certificate offered by AGFC

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Thousands of young Arkansas hunters scored the first deer of their hunting careers during last weekend’s youth modern gun deer hunt and tens of thousands of pictures were taken and shared digitally. Memorialize that unforgettable first Arkansas deer with a printable certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Fall fishing featured on "Arkansas Wildlife" television show

Nov. 7, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - Even with the modern gun deer opener cranking up this Saturday, some outdoors enthusiasts are still hitting the water in search of some peaceful fishing. Catch the latest episode of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s television show for a full-on fishing extravaganza as host Trey Reid and the Arkansas Wildlife crew take on all three faces of the Little Missouri River in southwest Arkansas.
 

AGFC adds nearly 6,000 new acres of public access in 2018

Oct. 31, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to federal money through the Pittman-Robertson Act, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been able to add nearly 6,000 acres to its wildlife management system in time for the 2018 hunting seasons and for other recreational use.