67.4 F
Fort Smith
Monday, June 24, 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

Van Buren fisherman brings home prize at Kentucky event

Jeff Clark of Van Buren won the Co-angler Division of the tournament and $20,100 Friday with a two-day total of eight bass weighing 20 pounds, 1 ounce.

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.

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.