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.
No rod? No problem. Go fish.
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.
Shed hunting: Wandering the woods with purpose
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.
Women’s outdoor weekend April 8-10
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.
AGFC hints at bear season in Gulf Coastal Plain
“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.”
Gurdon Primary School gets AEDC grant for outdoor garden
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.
Benton lake surrenders 10-pound bass
The 10-pounder is most certainly a Florida largemouth bass, according to Clint Coleman, the assistant coordinator for the AGFC’s Family and Community Fishing Program.