LITTLE ROCK - Even with some light rain throughout most of the state Monday, hunters could not have asked for a more perfect setting to kick off modern gun season in Arkansas last weekend. But the season is far from over.
LITTLE ROCK – With deer season in full swing, some hunters already have made Arkansas’s deer hunting honor roll - scoring a Triple Trophy Award.
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.
LITTLE ROCK - As the modern gun youth deer hunt begins, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to remind all hunters to take a moment to think about introducing a new hunter this year. In fact, we are asking hunters to “take the pledge,” so to speak, and become a mentor.
CLARKSVILLE – Chronic wasting disease has been found in Johnson County. A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer harvested north of Clarksville recently tested positive for the disease, according to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
LITTLE ROCK – One of the new projects of Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry is bringing snack sticks of deer meat and pork to thousands of young students and several of the state’s schools. Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners learned about it last week and found it worthy enough to contribute grant money totaling $100,000 over the next four years to help the endeavor.