Apply for an Arkansas public land alligator hunt

LITTLE ROCK — People interested in chasing an Arkansas alligator on public land and water this fall have until midnight June 30 to put their name in the hat. Applications for the 2021 Arkansas alligator season are available online at www.agfc.com.

Keep some striped bass for conservation

HOT SPRINGS – With summer heat finally breaking loose, water temperatures are on the rise. With warmer water temperature comes an inevitable increase in fish mortality, even with catch-and-release fishing. This is especially true for striped bass pulled from Arkansas’s top striped bass fisheries. It may seem counterintuitive, but keeping your striped bass can actually […]

Arkansas wildlife officers alarmed by increase in turkey hunting violations

LITTLE ROCK — With just over 7,000 wild turkeys checked in Arkansas this spring, it’s no secret that hunting was a challenge for many in The Natural State. Some couldn’t play by the rules, resulting in an alarming trend noticed by wildlife officers whose business is catching those who cut corners and prevent honest hunters […]

Subscribe to Arkansas Wildlife now to get the 2021-22 calendar issue

LITTLE ROCK — Each year, people call into the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission asking when the opening day of their favorite hunting season is or when the AGFC plans to host derbies for Free Fishing Weekend, but there’s a way to have all that information right on your wall all the year through. The […]

Big Buzz Bass tournament returns to Lake Maumelle

The sixth annual Big Buzz Bass tournament presented by Bradford Marine and ATV returns to Lake Maumelle June 12, with more than $6,000 in prizes up for grabs. For the third consecutive year the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is working with 103.7 FM The Buzz to support the tournament and Arkansas bass fishing.

Dr. Doyne and Nancy Williams Endowment funds ‘Champion’ scholarship

Dr. Doyne Williams (second from right) attended the AYSSP Senior State Championship on June 5 at the Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex and presented a “check” signifying the $2,500 in scholarship money that will go to De Queen’s Konnor Shelton (center), the 2021 Champion of Champions winner. WIliams and his wife, Nancy, All-American trapshooters and avid supporters […]

Westside Seniors, Corning Juniors win shooting sports state titles

Program championship to the traditionally strong trap-shooting club in the northeast part of the state with a convincing win in last Saturday’s title match, outshooting rival and top-seed Harrisburg Team 2 by 10 clays at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation’s Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex.