Arkansas game and fish Archive

  • AGFC asks boaters to use caution on Spring River

    MAMMOTH SPRING – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking anyone floating the Spring River in Fulton County to avoid the area near Sadler Falls. A sinkhole has opened below the falls near Dead Man’s Curve. Around noon Saturday, the resulting whirlpool was the […]

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  • WMA deer hunt permit application period open

    LITTLE ROCK – If you want to hunt on some of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s most popular deer-hunting destinations this fall, you’ll want to apply for a special WMA deer hunt from June 1 until July 1. Wildlife management areas developed and cultivated […]

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  • Unattended fawns likely not abandoned

    Each spring, thousands of Arkansas deer give birth to fawns. And each year, biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission get calls from worried, conservation-minded individuals who happen across one of these young deer sitting still in the tall grasses where it is hiding. […]

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  • Help AGFC follow the monarch migration

    The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is seeking the public’s assistance with a new citizen science project to help the agency answer the question, “Where and when do people see monarch butterflies in Arkansas?” The purpose of the project is to gain a better understanding […]

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  • Keep an eye on Arkansas’s deer harvest

    LITTLE ROCK – Bowhunters checked 2,595 deer during opening weekend, Sept. 26-27. The bow opener has been a near mirror image of itself the last three years, with 2,682 deer checked in 2014 and 2,576 deer checked during opening weekend in 2013. Thanks to the […]

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  • Lifetime licenses for senior citizens remain available

    LITTLE ROCK – Don’t worry, you older hunters and fishermen. The popular lifetime licenses for Arkansans 65 and older are still valid and can still be purchased. Many thousands of outdoors people have purchased these over the years, and they can be used as in […]

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