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Monday, March 25, 2019

Hot Springs Fishing Challenge bounty on ‘Big Al’ upped to $15,000

In addition to upping the bounty on "Big Al" to $15,000, the Hot Springs Visitor’s Bureau decided to move the dates for the challenge to begin in April and end in June.

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.

Officials nab four Tulsa residents for Illinois River fishing violations

The Cherokee County Oklahoma Department of Wildlife and Conservation arrested and cited four individuals for allegedly illegally removing fish from the Illinois River on Oct. 14.

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.

Governor proclaims National Hunting and Fishing Day in state

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a special proclamation recognizing Sept. 23 as National Hunting and Fishing Day 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...

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.

Hunters, fishermen will be able to get licenses, permits online

Hunters and anglers looking to renew their licenses this year will notice a big change from the long, tag-laden receipt they normally receive.

AGF&C to hold special public meeting in Russellville on March 30

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a special public meeting March 30 to introduce proposed changes to the management practices.

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.