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The 11th Annual Buffalo River Elk Festival Has Something For Everyone

JASPER – No matter what age you are and what outdoors activity you enjoy, be sure to mark your calendar for this year’s Buffalo River Elk Festival, June 27-28, 2008 on the Square in Jasper. While the award-winning festival focuses on the reintroduction of elk to Arkansas and Arkansas’s elk…


Women’s Mobility-impaired Deer Hunt Offered by Partnership

CASSCOE – Hunting can be a difficult sport for able-bodied people, but for handicap hunters it’s almost impossible. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, in partnership with the White River National Refuge and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, is trying to make the sport a little easier for women…


Buffalo River Elk Festival Features Permit Drawing

JASPER – Jasper and Newton County residents are busy preparing for their annual Buffalo River Elk Festival. The festival is scheduled to begin Friday, June 27, and continue through Saturday, June 28. The award winning festival began in 1998 to celebrate the successful reintroduction of elk to Newton County and…


AGFC, UALR Looking for Southeastern Shrew

LITTLE ROCK – Biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and UALR’s College of Science and Math are asking for the public’s help to find and determine the status of the southeastern shrew in Arkansas. One way to find shrews is to locate the roosts of barn owls, a…


Agencies to Sample Creeks in Continued Search for Northern Snakehead

LITTLE ROCK – Several state and federal agencies will be sampling Big Creek and Cox Cypress Creek in eastern Arkansas next week as part of the continuing effort to discover the extent of the northern snakehead infestation. Fisheries biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, along with representatives from…


Free Fishing Days Will Be June 6-8 in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – Free Fishing Days of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this year will be from noon Friday, June 6, through midnight Sunday, June 8. No sport fisherman, resident or non-resident, will be required to have a fishing license or a trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas…


Nature Trail Renamed to Honor Former AGFC Employee

MAYFLOWER – Many years ago, Bell Slough was just the swamp across the highway from the Camp Robinson Wildlife Demonstration Area and was known as a problem for those Arkansas Game and Fish Commission employees that tried to manage it. One employee saw beauty in its murky water. Kenny Vernon,…


Deer Harvest Up From Previous Year, Commission Told

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission were briefed last week on the state’s recent deer season harvest. Brad Miller, AGFC deer program coordinator, told the Commission the harvest was up almost 4,200 deer from the 2006-07 season. The northwest part of the state saw the…


Deer Harvest Up From Previous Year

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission were briefed today on the state’s recent deer season harvest. Brad Miller, AGFC deer program coordinator, told the Commission the harvest was up almost 4,200 deer from the 2006-07 season. The northwest part of the state saw the greatest…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 5/21/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501) 223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us To sign-up for this newsletter, visit http://www.agfc.com/enews/default.aspx             This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for May 21, 2008. If there is a body of water you would…