Two 50-target ranges will be set up (the Safari Range and North American Range). Featured among the game animals, archers also will find some unique targets, including giant mosquitoes, dinosaurs, sasquatch and other fun but nonexistent creatures.
Anglers visiting the lake have said big bass often are elusive when pursued with rod and reel. AGFC staff collected these on a recent electrofishing evaluation of the bass fishery.
Anyone who sees black bears while enjoying the outdoors in Arkansas is encouraged to log the sighting to help biologists get some baseline information on populations and general locations to follow up with during future scientific research on the species as hunting seasons move forward.
This year’s regulations cycle includes more than 120 changes to existing code, and while some of those changes are substantial, many are simplifications or clarifications to existing code to eliminate confusion or complexity.
Giant threats to Arkansas’s fish and water are lurking under the surface somewhere right now. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission needs boaters’ help in stopping these terrors before they spread any further.
With spring break on the horizon, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reminds new and occasional anglers that there are nearly 100 locations where people can borrow rods and reels to get out on the water and enjoy a day of fishing.
Getting started is as simple as walking through areas where you were likely to encounter deer during the end of deer season, looking for the antlers, but Izard offers a few tips for those who find themselves overwhelmed by the prospect of starting.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special women’s outdoor weekend April 8-10 with workshops throughout the state to engage women in the beginning steps of hunting, fishing, and how to be a larger part of conservation.
“Most of Zones 3 and 4 are private land, and hunters will have feeders out for deer that bears will be attracted to, which will make them more accessible to hunters than bears in Zone 2, where large blocks of public land dominate the landscape.”
All schools in the state are eligible to participate in the program. The funding has helped schools create and maintain archery, fishing, and competitive shooting sports programs.