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Commission denies petition to close turtle harvest

Oct. 18, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted today to formally deny the petition of a complete closure on turtle harvest and heard the first reading of six new regulations changes aimed at managing the commercial harvest of turtles in the state.

Watch the October 18, 2018 Commission Meeting

Oct. 18, 2018

The October 2018 meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is available to watch live on YouTube.

Watch the September 20, 2018 Commission Meeting

Sept. 20, 2018

The September 2018 meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is available to watch live on YouTube.

Commission passes nonresident waterfowl permit changes effective 2019-20 season

Sept. 20, 2018

FORT SMITH – Commissioners voted to amend nonresident waterfowl permits to be valid only during certain portions of the duck season at today’s regularly scheduled Commission meeting at the Temple Live Event Center in Fort Smith. The change, however, will not go into effect until the 2019-20 waterfowl season.

AGFC proposes changes to non-resident waterfowl hunting on public land

Aug. 16, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission proposed an amendment to waterfowl hunting regulations today to specify when non-residents can hunt waterfowl on wildlife management areas to specific blocks of dates.

AGFC hears first reading of 2019 fishing regulations proposals

July 19, 2018

BATESVILLE – Commissioners heard the first reading of fishing regulations changes proposed for 2019 at today’s regularly scheduled meeting at the Batesville Community and Aquatics Center.

AGFC temporarily suspends issuing new permits for importing, breeding, selling venomous or poisonous species

June 22, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners voted to temporarily suspend the issuance of new Wildlife Importation and Wildlife Breeder/Dealer permits for venomous or poisonous wildlife species at today’s regularly scheduled meeting.