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Monday, June 24, 2019

Think night fishing to beat the heat during summer months

Many fishermen have learned the best way to beat the heat is to fish during the night shift.

Winners of gator permits announced

This week, 101 individuals got the good news that they were granted alligator permits, including men from Mountainburg and Van Buren.

Anglers catching stripers in hot weather encouraged to keep

Fisheries biologists would like anglers to consider keeping their catch while striper fishing during the heat of summer.

AG&FC looking for volunteers for stocking for ‘Bonanza’

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is looking for volunteers to help stock black bass fingerlings in prime habitat along the Arkansas River.

Proposed regulation will change limits on movement of baitfish in Arkansas

Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division have proposed a regulation change to limit the movement of live, wild-caught baitfish.

Applications start Thursday for alligator season in Arkansas

Applications for the 2017 Arkansas alligator season will be available at agfc.com, beginning June 15.

No license, permits needed for ‘Free Fishing Days’ all across Arkansas this weekend

From noon Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night., June 11, no angler will need a fishing license or trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas.

Regulation changes approved; Hunting season dates set

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners approved hunting regulations changes for the 2017-18 hunting seasons, including the season dates for all game, including the 2017-18 waterfowl...

Part 3: In past decade, 12 lions verified, confirmed in state of Arkansas

Statistics vary, but there have been between 12 and 20 fatal mountain lion attacks in the United States in the past 125 years.

Part 1: Mountain lions in Arkansas may be closer than you think

Despite what you have been told by the “experts” there are growing anecdotal and personal stories about sightings and pictures of the elusive big cats hanging out in our parts.