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Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 8/20/2008

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 20, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or…


Coal Hill Small Game Cooperative Area Formed

RUSSELLVILLE – Littering, illegal dumping and habitat destruction from off road vehicle traffic are prompting agencies responsible for the Dardanelle Wildlife Management Area to construct two gates to control unauthorized traffic just west of Black Point Island. Taking it a big step further, the agencies will form the Coal Hill…


Mobility Impaired Hunting Applications Due Aug. 15

RUSSELLVILLE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications through Aug. 15 for special 2008 deer and duck hunts designed to provide accessibility to hunters whose mobility is permanently or severely impaired by paralysis or amputation. These special hunts on federal property are being provided through a partnership…


Over 1 Million Fish Stocked in Arkansas’s Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 1 million fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during July, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 55,800 pounds. July stockings: Amon’s Lake, Baxter County, 250 catchable channel catfish Alexander…


Contest For Free Youth Deer Hunt to Begin Aug. 13

LITTLE ROCK – Beginning Aug. 13, five lucky hunters will be drawn for a special youth deer hunt in southeast Arkansas. The hunt is being sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Mack’s Prairie Wings, Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry and KARK TV. For the next five weeks, one…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 8/13/2008

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 13, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or…


AGFC Accepting Applications For Wildlife Officers

LITTLE ROCK – Looking for a career change or the opportunity to work in specialized fields of enforcement? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be just the place for you. From now until Aug. 31, the AGFC is taking applications for its next class of wildlife officers. Becoming a…


Bighead Carp Claims Unrestricted State Record

STUTTGART – A 70-pound fish on the end of bowfishing line conjures tales of the Amazon or maybe Africa. Greg Mitchell’s tale comes from Arkansas County. Mitchell, of Roe, got a draw on a 70-pound, 8-ounce bighead carp July 31 and managed to land it near Wilson Bridge on Wilson…


Bass Fishing Bounces Back Along Lower Arkansas River

PENDLETON – Bass fishing on the lower portion of the Arkansas River has rebounded, as evidenced by the 2008 Big Bass Bonanza. From an area of disappointment for anglers in the last 20 years or so, the river and its renowned tributaries and backwaters is producing much better black bass…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 7/30/2008

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 July 30, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like…