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Ouachita River Clean-up Set For Sept. 20 Is Postponed Until Spring of 2009

MALVERN – The Ouachita River Sweep, a clean-up program originally scheduled for Sept. 20 at various spots along the Ouachita River in Arkansas, has been postponed until spring 2009 because of flooding. The river sweep is a collaborative project between Arkansas and Louisiana and is an effort to clean and…


Deferred Hunter Education License Available Again This Year in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – In an effort to give more first-time hunters a chance to experience the state’s outdoor resources, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is again offering a Deferred Hunter Education license. A hunter can apply and use a Deferred Hunter Education license as long as the user is…


Going Hunting in Arkansas? Check For Road Closings and Detours First

LITTLE ROCK – Gustav is gone, the rains have abated, hunting seasons are underway – and Arkansas sportsmen are on the move. Save yourself a possible headache and check road conditions before you leave home, suggests the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Hunters and fishermen often travel across the state…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 9/10/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501) 223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for Sept. 10, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or…


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 9/10/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Alligator: Sept. 19-22 Sept. 26-29 Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A,…


AGFC Fields Ready for Opening of Dove Season

LITTLE ROCK – Opening day of dove season is this Saturday. For those hunters still looking for a field to hunt, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission maintains dove fields on some wildlife management areas. These plots are open to the public and available on a first-come, first-served basis. “We’re…


Doves Can Provide Good Eating for the Hunter’s Table

LITTLE ROCK – Dove hunting in Arkansas is highly popular, and the season starts Saturday, Sept. 6. Far too many dove hunters, however, make short work of the season. They hunt opening day or opening weekend then shift to other pursuits. Dove hunting can continue, with breaks into January. And…


Snakehead Eradication Meeting Sept. 18 in Brinkley, Arkansas

BRINKLEY – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold a town hall meeting and public hearing about eradicating northern snakehead fish at 7 p.m., Sept. 18, in Brinkley at the Convention Center. Snakeheads, natives of Asia, were discovered in the Piney Creek…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 9/3/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501) 223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us             This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for Sept. 3, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 8/27/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501) 223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for August 27, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or…