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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…


Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Championship Hits Its Mark

LONOKE – Young shooters from across the state set their sights on Lonoke Saturday for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Youth Shooting Sports Program State Championship. Thirty-two teams arrived at the Remington Gun Club Saturday morning after qualifying for the state championship through regional competitions held in May. Two…


Over 1.1 Million Fish Stocked in State’s Waters During May

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 1.1 million fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during May, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 101,000 pounds. May stockings: Amon’s Lake, Baxter County, 400 catchable channel catfish Andrew…


Shortnose Gar Added to Arkansas Record List

LAMAR – Lindsey Lewis of Greenbrier put his name in the Arkansas fishing record book with a 4-pound, 7-ounce shortnose gar landed May 24. Lewis was fishing with a live crayfish in the Big Piney Creek arm of Lake Dardanelle when the 35-inch fish struck. It’s the first Arkansas shortnose…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Reports – 6/11/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501)223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us    June 11, 2008 Edition   This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for June 11. If there is a body of water you would like included in this…


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…


Stockings Will Resume After Mike Freeze England Community Fishing Pond Repairs Are Completed

ENGLAND – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fish stockings of the Mike Freeze England Community Fishing Pond have been suspended due to a leak in the lake. Stocking will resume once the leak is fixed and the lake is refilled. Originally, the lake was losing about 2,000 gallons of water…


Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program State Championship is June 7

LITTLE ROCK – In sports there’s a saying about a lull in the second year of an athlete’s career being known as the “sophomore slump.” For the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program, that saying couldn’t be further from the truth. After its initial year in 2007, where over 900 youth…


Process Begins For Second Alligator Hunting Season

LITTLE ROCK – The first step in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s renewal process for a second year of the well-received alligator hunting season has begun.  For the past couple of weeks, AGFC field crews have been busy conducting spotlight surveys across south Arkansas. The population data, a harvest…