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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Bullfrog season opens April 15 in Arkansas

April 15 is the kickoff the most exciting summer pursuit in Arkansas bayous, the opening of bullfrog season.

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.

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.

Conway man lands record spotted gar bowfishing on Lake Conway

Jerrime Tucker of Conway used his bow recently to take the biggest spotted gar ever recorded in Arkansas, topping a mark that had held for almost 12 years.

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...

Applications start Thursday for alligator season in Arkansas

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

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.

Elk permits will require application fee beginning this year

If you’ve applied for an Arkansas elk permit in the past, you’ll see one major change this year when the application period opens May 1.

Changes proposed for 2018 fishing regulations at April meeting

Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners heard proposed changes to fishing regulations for 2018 at last week’s monthly Commission meeting.