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Public Meetings Set For Input on Waterfowl Regulations

LITTLE ROCK – Hunters may voice their opinions about the upcoming Arkansas waterfowl hunting regulations and seasons at one of 12 public meetings across the state Tuesday, June 3. These meetings are part of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s hunting regulations-setting process. They give hunters and other interested parties…


Fisheries Public Input Meetings Still Available

LITTLE ROCK – There are 8 remaining public input meetings scheduled by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to give anglers the opportunity to comment on the proposed fishing regulation changes for 2009. The input meetings are part of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s regulations-setting process. All the remaing…


Biologists Preparing For Possible Increase in Deer Nuisance Complaints

MONTICELLO – Wild animals, particularly deer, forced from flooded land have moved to neighboring croplands, and may impact farmers’ summer crops. Although some ridges in the flooded region are above water, the land left can only support so many animals. Small woodlots and farms near flooded land offer good shelter…


Deer Hunters, Wildlife Managers Agree On Enforcement

LITTLE ROCK – Listen in on a conversation about deer hunting in Arkansas, especially what is needed to improve it, and chances are about 9 in 10 that someone will comment, “They need more game wardens out there.” Wildlife officers, “game wardens” to much of the public keep busy in…


Public Meetings Set To Hear Angler Comments on Regulation Changes

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be holding 12 public meetings around the state to give anglers the opportunity to comment on the proposed fishing regulation changes for 2009. The input meetings are part of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s regulations-setting process. All the public…


Northern Snakehead Makes Arkansas Arrival

BRINKLEY – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fisheries biologists confirmed a breeding population of northern snakehead, an invasive species from Asia, in Lee County on April 28. The population was discovered when a farmer found an unusual fish wiggling along a gravel farm road near a ditch and contacted the…


Underwater Arkansas Program Returns This Summer

LITTLE ROCK – One of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s most popular education programs will returns to the state’s lakes this summer. The program is called Underwater Arkansas and is a series of guided dives where participants gain a new perspective of the state’s underwater environment. The AGFC along…


Anglers Urged To Voice Opinions at May Fishing Meetings

LITTLE ROCK – In a short meeting of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, commissioners last week were briefed on proposed fishing regulation changes. AGFC fisheries chief Mike Armstrong also informed the commission of the 12 public meetings scheduled across Arkansas in May to allow sportsmen a voice on the…