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AGFC opens Lake Conway nursery pond to anglers

Oct. 27, 2023

MAYFLOWER — Anglers in central Arkansas will have a new place to fish during the renovation of Lake Conway. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is repurposing the nursery pond that feeds the lake, and will open it to fishing with rod and reel beginning Oct. 28. 

Commission creates ‘treasure hunting permit’ to encourage responsible use of Lake Conway during renovation

Oct. 27, 2023

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved a special permit that outlines the rules for removing and collecting items from the lakebed of Lake Conway during its renovation.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 26, 2023

A photographer from Paragould managed to get this trout fishing shot from Norfork River the weekend before last using his phone. He says he'd forgotten his camera, so with no time available to run back and grab the camera, his phone had to fill in; otherwise the fish, and the gorgeous scene you see, would have been long gone. We appreciate the submission from Rodney White.

Wetlands and Wildlife Festival returns to Pine Bluff nature center

Oct. 25, 2023

PINE BLUFF — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Gov. Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center will again host its annual Wetlands and Wildlife Festival from noon to 5 p.m., Oct. 28. This family-friendly celebration of conservation is a great way to enjoy an afternoon with family and friends learning about all the outdoors has to offer.

Prize-winning crappie aid conservation at Atkins

Oct. 25, 2023

Lake Conway isn’t the only place the Arkansas anglers will find some tagged fish to catch a reward for their fall fishing effort. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists tagged and released dozens of crappie in Lake Atkins last week.

Hunting accessories need to include ‘the book’

Oct. 25, 2023

LITTLE ROCK – When you are getting ready for the hunt, a small but potentially important item in your gear should be the 2023-24 Hunting Guidebook of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and there’s more than one way to carry it.

Biologists use hydroacoustic technology for large lake forage study

Oct. 25, 2023

AMITY — Technology used in the study of ocean marine life has found its way into The Natural State to help Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists make more informed decisions for keeping sport fish healthy.