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  • Arkansas: Christmas Trout Stocking
  • Trout are not native to Arkansas. Arkansas's trout fisheries are the result of cold-water discharge downstream from many U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dams. Before these dams, the White River was full of smallmouth bass and other warmwater fish. The ...
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  • 12/8/2016 10:15:28 AM
  • Crawford bill OKs fish-farm bird kills
  • Legislation in Congress would help Arkansas fish farmers in a battle against double-crested cormorants when they arrive in the state later this winter. U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., on Friday filed House Resolution 6425, or the Safeguard Aquaculture Act
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 12/6/2016 2:46:52 AM
  • Bass Cat founder Pierce dies at 81
  • He served as mayor of Mountain Home, Ark., from 1976-85 before serving as an Arkansas Game & Fish Commissioner for seven years, rising to chairman in his final year. He competed in 130 B.A.S.S. tournaments between 1974-2008. Pierce had a successful career
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  • 12/5/2016 9:53:23 PM
  • North Arkansas Fly Fishers Fly Tying Class in January
  • The North Arkansas Fly Fishers is offering a beginning fly tying class in January. It's truly a basic beginning class for first time tiers. The dates: Mondays 9,16,23 and 30th between 6:00-8:00 PM at the Van Matre Senior Center (1101 Spring St, Mountain ..
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  • 12/5/2016 6:37:07 AM
  • Give the Gift of Conservation this Christmas
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has some of the best gifts for that hard-to-buy outdoors enthusiast on your list, and you'll be contributing to the state's wildlife resources at the same time. Sounds like a deal What's even better than a year's worth
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  • 12/2/2016 7:52:16 AM
  • This Week on World Fishing Network
  • Fishing on the Arkansas River on "Fishing University"; the Yak Attack Tournament on "Kayak Bassin' TV"; and Backwater Redfish on "Fishin' Hot Spots" DENVER – World Fishing Network viewers will learn about some of the sweetest honey holes to fish around ...
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  • 12/2/2016 7:52:16 AM
  • Carriere Bringing High Hopes To Elite Series
  • He’ll be one of 11 true rookies, three of whom call Louisiana home. He qualified through the Central Opens this year, thanks to a trio of top-30 finishes at the Arkansas River, Red River and Atchafalaya Basin, all shallow-water fisheries that suited his ..
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  • 12/2/2016 5:07:37 AM
  • Tri-County Lake Renamed for Former Arkansas GFC Director
  • One of the oldest Arkansas Game and Fish lakes is getting an addition to its name, thanks to a unanimous vote by commissioners during their Nov. 17 meeting. Tri-County Lake in Calhoun County was renamed Mike Knoedl Tri-County Lake in honor of recently ...
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  • 12/1/2016 8:22:05 AM
  • Game and Fish says they'll suspend duck hunters for racing
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is reacting to a video posted online that has gone viral showing a large crowd of duck hunters racing to beat each other to their spots early in the morning. The video was shot by a hunter who says he posted it to show
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  • 11/25/2016 7:42:04 PM
  • AR Game and Fish Fish reports new cases of CWD
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) is reporting 28 new cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) from voluntary sampling stations run by the ommission during the opening weekend of modern gun season, Nov. 12-13. Get started in less than 60 seconds.
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  • 11/23/2016 6:11:23 PM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Warns Hunters this Holiday Season
  • This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. NORTHWEST ARKANSAS(KNWA)--There has already been one deadly hunting accident this year, in Benton County. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are reminding everyone to lock and .
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  • 11/23/2016 4:42:30 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Warns Hunters this Holiday Season
  • There has already been one deadly hunting accident this year, in Benton County. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are reminding everyone to lock and load, especially this holiday weekend. "'When it gets holiday time everybody gets excited everybody's .
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  • 11/23/2016 12:39:07 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Cautions Hunters this Holiday Season
  • There has already been one deadly hunting accident this year, in Benton County. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are reminding everyone to lock and load, especially this holiday weekend. "'When it gets holiday time everybody gets excited everybody's .
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  • 11/23/2016 12:31:58 AM
  • Arkansas: Prize Winning Trout Stocked for Thanksgiving
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program is kicking off the winter in style, by releasing hundreds of tagged rainbow trout in program ponds throughout the state. Each year, rainbow trout raised at the Jim .
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  • 11/18/2016 6:57:17 AM
  • Arkansas GFC Accepting Applications for Wildlife Officers
  • LITTLE ROCK – Looking for a career change or the opportunity to work in specialized fields of law enforcement? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be just the place for you. From now until Nov. 30, the AGFC is taking applications for its next ...
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  • 11/14/2016 9:03:43 AM
  • Trout Fishing in America to play in Chatham Township on Nov. 19
  • Opening for the popular Arkansas band will be Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds, featuring Dana Louise Idlet, daughter of Trout Fishing in America guitarist Trout Fishing bassist Keith Grimwood, and multi-instrumentalist Adams Collins. The New York Times ..
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  • 11/12/2016 1:56:36 AM
  • Big fish still swim Browns Creek
  • Six fishable creeks, tributaries of the Arkansas River between Leadville and Salida, flow into the river from the west. These creeks, moving from north to south, are: Lake, Clear, Pine, Cottonwood, Chalk and Browns creeks. Browns Creek flows through my ...
  • The Chaffee County Times
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  • 11/11/2016 5:54:00 AM
  • Crappie Time in Arkansas
  • Many anglers were patiently waiting this fall for the crappie bite to kick in, as the extended summer temperatures continued into early October. But the good news around the state from the many anglers and shops that provide fishing reports to the Arkansas
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  • 11/10/2016 7:13:56 AM
  • Something To Build On
  • I didn’t make the Elite Series, I didn’t win an event, and I didn’t even make a top-10 showing, but what I did do is turn the one-fish first day at the Arkansas River into a 17th-lace finish in points, and I did it my way. For me, that is moving in ...
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  • 11/9/2016 3:54:41 AM
  • Try Something New Week: Laura tries her hand at fly fishing
  • Laura took a fly fishing lesson with Greg Seaton, who owns Little Red Fly Fishing Trips in Heber Springs, Arkansas. Seaton offers full day and half day trips for beginners to professionals. For more information, visit LittleRedFlyFishingTrips.com.
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  • 11/8/2016 6:14:52 PM
  • Bella Vista tries to raise fish for local lakes
  • Echols went looking for walleye fry to raise in the pond, but it wasn’t easy. Arkansas Fish and Game regulates fisheries in Arkansas and controls fish being moved across state lines. Echols purchased 100,000 tiny walleye in Iowa to raise in the pond ...
  • NWA Online
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  • 11/8/2016 11:19:41 AM
  • Southern Trout Ozark Edition Release Date Nov. 9
  • The editorial focus of the new, bimonthly online publication is fly fishing for trout and smallmouth bass in the Ozark region of Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. ST "Ozark Edition" is a sister publication of Southern Trout Magazine, which is owned by ...
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  • 11/8/2016 9:25:09 AM
  • Gone fishing: Special adventure field trip
  • Members of Pope County Search and Rescue gave tours of their vehicles to the children and an Arkansas Game and Fish Wildlife officer taught the children about boat safety. Students were also able to practice their casting with members of the Arkansas Tech
  • The Courier Online
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  • 10/27/2016 3:30:08 PM
  • Arkansas Anglers Add Fish Habitat on Beaver Lake
  • Anglers from the Bear Creek Bass Club rolled up their sleeves and joined staff from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to break ground on a new weigh-in facility to be housed at the Prairie Creek Access on Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas. They even ..
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  • 10/27/2016 8:06:19 AM
  • Fish Farmers Expected to Lose Millions from Pesky Bird
  • KEO, Ark. - One group of birds are causing major problems to the tune of millions of dollars for fish farmers in Arkansas and across the south. They're called Cormorants and farmers said they're eating fish straight from ponds and eating out of farmer's ..
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 10/24/2016 11:40:27 PM
  • 'Gone fishing' with RSD Special Services
  • Members of the Arkansas Tech University Fishing Club were on hand with their boat and conducted casting lessons in one area, while the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) and Arkansas State Parks sent representatives to demonstrate and help with the .
  • The Courier Online
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  • 10/23/2016 3:20:34 PM
  • ETBU bass fishing team gets third in Arkansas
  • Competing for a third time this season on the Arkansas circuit, the East Texas Baptist University bass fishing team finished with one top 10 boat. This is the final tournament before ETBU heads to Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Arkansas, for the Arkansas
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  • 10/23/2016 9:08:20 AM
  • Celebrating the future and appreciating the past
  • This two and a quarter inch-long, blind, pinkish-white fish lives in caves, sinkholes, and underground springs that are untouched by light in Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Together with our partners at Paris Springs Conservation Area, which is adjacent
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  • 10/21/2016 2:04:12 PM
  • Arkansas: Weigh-In Facility and Habitat Project for Beaver Lake
  • ROGERS – Anglers from the Bear Creek Bass Club rolled up their sleeves and joined staff from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to break ground on a new weigh-in facility to be housed at the Prairie Creek Access on Beaver Lake in Northwest Arkansas.
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  • 10/21/2016 7:30:29 AM
  • New Trout Regs Proposed for Greers Ferry Tailwater
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Trout Management Program came forward at the Commission's Oct. 13 meeting with a list of proposed trout-fishing regulations concerning the Greers Ferry Tailwater. A public survey has been placed online to gather ...
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  • 10/20/2016 8:14:37 AM
  • Fish farmers grim as U.S. freezes cormorant-killing permits
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is denying last-ditch attempts by Arkansas fish farmers to obtain individual permits that would allow them to kill limited numbers of double-crested cormorants this winter. Mike Freeze, owner of the 1,000-acre Keo Fish ..
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 10/19/2016 7:11:23 AM
  • Fish farmers grim as U.S. freezes cormorant-killing permits
  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is denying last-ditch attempts by Arkansas fish farmers to obtain individual permits that would allow them to kill limited numbers of double-crested cormorants this winter. Mike Freeze, owner of the 1,000-acre Keo Fish ..
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 10/19/2016 2:17:54 AM
  • ANOTHER GOOD BITE
  • I had the pleasure of fishing with Mr. Ronnie and his son David. Who was down from Arkansas on vacation. We met at the dock for 6:00am, stopped at Campo's marina for some live shrimp, then went deep in the Biloxi march. It was a one stop shop as they were
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  • 10/18/2016 8:05:40 PM
  • Game & Fish Nature Center Planned for Springdale
  • Plans are moving forward for an Arkansas Game and Fish Nature Center in Springdale. The center will be built on over 60 acres of land off of Wagon Wheel Road. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is currently in the process of selecting an architect.
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  • 10/13/2016 10:20:27 PM
  • Arkansas: Fight Against Snakeheads Far from Over
  • LITTLE ROCK – Biologists at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are beginning a new monitoring program to help define the impacts of northern snakeheads to fish populations in east Arkansas. According to Jimmy Barnett, AGFC aquatic nuisance species ...
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  • 10/13/2016 7:11:21 AM
  • Arkansas Tagged Catfish Giveaway Nears Close
  • Time is running out to turn in any tags from catfish caught at Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program sites, and you don't want to miss the chance at the grand prize. The FCFP's latest promotion offers family fun at Rick .
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  • 10/13/2016 7:11:21 AM
  • Sunday Classic / Tying On The Road
  • In any case that bag of feathers has saved more than one trip. I’ll never forget a subfreezing night we spent in a fish camp on the White River in Arkansas tying shad patterns. We would tie a fly, bundle up and scramble out to the river to try it out ...
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  • 10/9/2016 9:03:28 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission assigns new officers
  • Several people will join the ranks of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officers following their recent graduation from the cadet class at the Morris Training Center near Mayflower. The new officers were picked for training that began in June when
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 10/9/2016 8:56:18 AM
  • Arkansas: GFC Joins with Governor's Buffalo River Partnership
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has joined with the Governor's task force, the Beautiful Buffalo Collaborative, to continue the evaluation and protection of America's first national river, the Buffalo River. The announcement of the ...
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  • 10/7/2016 6:56:59 AM
  • Northwest Arkansas Aquarium Society fish catch
  • The Northwest Arkansas Aquarium Society is an organization formed to bring together the aquarist community in Northwest Arkansas and the Ozark region. About a dozen waders gathered at the War Eagle on Sept. 10 to see what finned treasures the stream would
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  • 10/6/2016 4:23:40 PM
  • Outdoors calendar along with hunting and fishing schedules
  • Divisional qualifiers. Website: www.ifakayakfishingtour.com. FEDERATION OF FLY FISHERS SOUTHERN FLY FAIR: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, Baxter County Fairgrounds, Mountain Home, Arkansas. Fee $10, $5 17-younger. Workshops and some activities extra.
  • The Advocate
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  • 10/5/2016 5:54:56 AM
  • AR Game & Fish To Bring Mobile Aquarium to Greenland Elementary School
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will bring their Mobile Aquarium to Greenland Elementary School on October 4, from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. This event will allow the students of Greenland Elementary an opportunity to view up close a variety of native fish ..
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 10/4/2016 2:10:02 PM
  • Freshwater Jellyfish in Arkansas Waters
  • HOT SPRINGS – Divers and boaters have noticed some added life emerging in the waters of The Natural State. Freshwater jellyfish sightings have become more common in the last decade, but the species has shown no cause for alarm. Freshwater jellyfish are ...
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  • 10/4/2016 7:29:11 AM
  • Mysterious dead fish investigation underway near Marianna, AR
  • Marianna, AR.–Fisherman say dead fish near Marianna, Arkansas are a dead giveaway that something is wrong. “What is killing the fish,” asked Frederick Alexander. That’s the question, that led WREG to take a closer look after receiving numerous ...
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  • 10/3/2016 11:22:25 PM
  • Mysterious dead fish investigation underway near Marianna, Arkansas
  • MARIANNA, Ark. — Fisherman say dead fish near Marianna, Arkansas, are a dead giveaway that something is wrong. "What is killing the fish?" asked Frederick Alexander. That’s the question that led WREG to take a closer look after receiving numerous phone ...
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  • 10/3/2016 11:22:25 PM
  • Battled the Bulls then Trout
  • Mark Ogier and his good buddy Terry (Semper Fi) from Arkansas was back with me today for day two. The guys battled the bulls till 11 am keeping three bulls and three slots, we released another 10 fish easy that were over the 27 inch mark. We switched to ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 10/3/2016 9:17:44 AM
  • Central Arkansas fishing report
  • (updated 9-28-2016) Bates Field and Stream (501-470-1846) said the water is stained and is at a normal level. Bream are about 20 feet off the shore and there were reports of good catches on worms and crickets. Crappie seem to be favoring the shady side and
  • The Cabin
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  • 10/3/2016 6:11:37 AM
  • A fishing bonanza on Norfork Lake
  • That gold mine of fishing is deep in the water below his boat dock. Most docks on those Arkansas lakes are built over shallow water, but his sits over 40 feet or so, and the bright dock lights pull in shad and minnows to feed on the plankton attracted by .
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 10/2/2016 6:55:45 AM
  • Arkansas’ biggest lake offers fishing excitement galore
  • Spotted bass like this one caught by Georgia angler Jeff Samsel are common catches in Lake Ouachita. Surrounded by the 1.8-million-acre Ouachita National Forest, Lake Ouachita west of Hot Springs has remained sheltered from runoff that adversely affects ..
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 10/2/2016 5:15:32 AM
  • 4th annual Fishing Rodeo a fun free-for-all
  • Williford Realty, Angels Way Baptist Church, West Memphis Parks, and The Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. It takes that many groups to provide all the prizes and helpers needed to take care of over 200 kids all catching fish and winning prizes. Mark Rose .
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  • 9/29/2016 5:29:15 PM
  • Young Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake of the Ozarks
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2016) – Ed Young of Harrison, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 20 pounds, 12 ounces, Sunday to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division Super Tournament on Lake of ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 9/26/2016 11:59:21 PM
  • September striper fishing is hot
  • For Matt and me, this was the first taste of September striper fishing in Arkansas, and we were left breathless in the wake of the frenzied battle. Rarely have I enjoyed fishing that was more fun. September is a great month to target Natural State striped
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  • 9/25/2016 5:23:51 AM
  • September striper fishing is hot
  • For Matt and me, this was the first taste of September striper fishing in Arkansas, and we were left breathless in the wake of the frenzied battle. Rarely have I enjoyed fishing that was more fun. September is a great month to target Natural State striped
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 9/25/2016 5:16:41 AM
  • Saturday is National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be celebrating National Hunting and Fishing day along with the rest of the country, Sept. 24. Many special programs will be available at AGFC nature centers across the state.
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  • 9/23/2016 11:38:27 AM
  • Arkansas Wildlife Television Coming Oct. 8
  • LITTLE ROCK – Get ready for a new outdoor adventure coming from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this fall. Arkansas Wildlife Television will be replacing the long-running Talkin' Outdoors program as the official outdoors show of the AGFC.
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  • 9/23/2016 5:33:22 AM
  • PVC Reefs in Arkansas' Lake Maumelle Hold Promise for Anglers
  • LITTLE ROCK – Anglers eyeing the surface of Lake Maumelle west of Little Rock may think the lake is absent of any sort of cover for fish. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists recently conducted a survey of the lake's bottom to reveal that ...
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  • 9/23/2016 5:33:22 AM
  • Game And Fish Officials Update Legislators On Feral Hogs, Chronic Wasting
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission officials say they are making progress in controlling feral hogs, which do an estimated $19 million damage annually to row crops in the state. Officials told a legislative subcommittee Thursday that the state game ...
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  • 9/22/2016 6:27:39 PM
  • NE Arkansas fishing report
  • Reports from Lake Poinsett have the bass fishing doing well on yellow buzzbaits. Crapping are hitting okay on minnows with catfish hitting in the mornings and evenings on goldfish and rice slicks. Bream have been doing well on worms. Crown Lake is ...
  • Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
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  • 9/22/2016 6:06:11 PM
  • Saturday is 44th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • www.agfc.com LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be celebrating National Hunting and Fishing day along with the rest of the country, Sept. 24. Many special programs will be available at AGFC nature centers across the state.
  • West Memphis Evening Times
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  • 9/22/2016 4:54:36 PM
  • Crappie Catch Could Be Lucky at Arkansas' Horseshoe Lake
  • Horseshoe Lake, a onetime Mississippi River oxbow lake in eastern Arkansas near Hughes, has long been noted for good crappie production, but studies of late have shown a mostly smaller, younger fish population. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is ...
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  • 9/22/2016 6:53:18 AM
  • Camp Aldersgate Fundraiser is Back for the 33rd Annual Fish Fry
  • Camp Aldersgate's 33rd annual fish fry is back and as tasty as ever and we can't wait to get our hands on some delicious catfish and all the fixings prepared by the Central Arkansas Rotary Clubs. Join in the fun on Sunday, Oct. 2, from noon to 3 p.m. on ..
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  • 9/22/2016 5:13:05 AM
  • Game and fish monitoring fatal disease ahead of deer season
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is testing animals for Chronic Wasting Disease as hunting season is just around the corner. Deer season kicks off on Saturday and Game and Fish has been collecting samples from road kill and sick deer in our neck of ..
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  • 9/21/2016 10:25:04 PM
  • Venice Guide Service Mid September Report
  • I was devastated and they had no clue what they just did. They were from Arkansas. I retied their rigs and got them fishing again, while they were fishing I go to the bow and fling out a black and chartreuse, BAM! I have another tripletail on. I look at my
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 9/21/2016 7:04:38 PM
  • Dead fish scattered along the St. Francis River has one man concerned
  • He said he saw fish floating by belly-up and peeking up from the water trying to get air. Rob Rash, the CEO of the St. Francis Levee District of Arkansas, said because of the flooding in the area in 2011, the dam cannot hold water and that's the problem.
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  • 9/19/2016 10:13:07 PM
  • Arkansas: Fisheries Researchers Rescue Stranded Boaters
  • PINE BLUFF – Fisheries staff researching alligator gar on the Arkansas River for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission successfully recovered two anglers and their boat on the Arkansas River near Pine Bluff yesterday after the anglers' boat capsized.
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  • 9/19/2016 5:30:57 AM
  • Arkansas: Reward for Tagged Crappie From Horseshoe Lake
  • HUGHES – Horseshoe Lake, a onetime Mississippi River oxbow lake in eastern Arkansas, has long been noted for good crappie production, but studies of late have shown a mostly smaller, younger fish population. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is ...
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  • 9/16/2016 6:38:56 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish holds online auction for boats, trucks, and more
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - True outdoorsmen will have a chance to catch some deals online until September 21. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is currently listing a wide swath of vehicles up for auction on the website GovDeals.com. AGFC at the moment
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  • 9/15/2016 11:29:27 PM
  • Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Catch a snapper
  • Most of his action has been on D.O.A. Cal jigs in new penny or Arkansas glow colors. Capt. Dave Knight of Lady Stuart party boat out of Hutchinson Island Marriott Marina in Stuart reported good fishing over the weekend for kingfish, vermilion snapper and .
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  • 9/15/2016 10:39:20 PM
  • "Big Catch" for Kids Sept. 17 in Little Rock, AR
  • The Big Catch, the largest free community fishing event in Arkansas, will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at MacArthur Park. Families are welcome for a full day of fun, food, games and prizes at an event that is co-sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish ...
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  • 9/15/2016 8:13:11 AM
  • Fall for fishing
  • Swirls in the water during a dove hunt along the Arkansas River made me wonder whether I should be fishing instead. I was with Alan Thomas of Russellville during one of our riverside dove hunts at a place we call The Gully. As Al eased his Waco flatbottom
  • NWA Online
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  • 9/11/2016 6:12:04 PM
  • Fall for fishing
  • Swirls in the water during a dove hunt along the Arkansas River made me wonder whether I should be fishing instead. I was with Alan Thomas of Russellville during one of our riverside dove hunts at a place we call The Gully. As Al eased his Waco flatbottom
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 9/11/2016 2:41:29 AM
  • Northeast Arkansas fishing report
  • Lake Poinsett is still doing well minnows and goldfish. For crappie, catfish and bass. The bream have slowed down and are biting okay on nightcrawlers. Water is clear and at normal level on Crown Lake with surface water temperature in the upper 80's.
  • Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
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  • 9/8/2016 5:46:59 PM
  • Commission passes Arkansas fishing regulations for 2017
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed a package of 14 new fisheries regulations for 2017 at its Aug. 18 meeting. The following regulations were distributed for public comment in May and officially proposed at the Commission’s July ...
  • West Memphis Evening Times
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  • 9/8/2016 3:52:27 PM
  • Senior Fishing Event at Lake Valencia, Arkansas
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program will welcome all seniors age 65 years and older to Lake Valencia in Maumelle for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas on Friday, Sept. 9, from 9 a.m. to
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  • 9/8/2016 5:15:22 AM
  • Community Fishing Event at MacArthur Park Pond (AR) Sept. 17
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Big Catch, the largest community fishing event in Arkansas, will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at MacArthur Park. Families are welcome for a full day of fun, food, games and prizes at an event led by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission ..
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  • 9/8/2016 5:15:22 AM
  • Seniors’ fishing clinic and derby coming to Maumelle community
  • MAUMELLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program will welcome all seniors age 65 years and older to Lake Valencia in Maumelle for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas on Friday ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 9/8/2016 1:54:56 AM
  • Daughter Of 2 Pros Strives To Make A Difference
  • Mize said her greatest accomplishment was becoming the only woman to ever win a Bassmaster Weekend Series tournament with her victory at Arkansas’ Lake Millwood. “That put women’s fishing in a national spotlight,” she said. “I received a lot of ...
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  • 9/7/2016 4:04:58 AM
  • With ruling, fish farms see ruin flying in
  • "They are here for our fish." Bait fish and fry are a large part of Arkansas' multimillion dollar aquaculture industry, and this winter farmers are facing another aerial invasion. Double-crested cormorants nest in states around the Great Lakes and in the .
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 9/4/2016 5:34:26 AM
  • Seniors Fishing Clinic and Derby Coming to Maumelle, Arkansas
  • MAUMELLE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program will welcome all seniors age 65 years and older to Lake Valencia in Maumelle for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas on Friday, Sept.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/2/2016 8:21:27 AM
  • Williams Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Dardanelle
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (Aug. 29, 2016) – Jerry Williams of Conway, Arkansas, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 7 ounces, Sunday to win the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Arkie Division Super Tournament on Lake ..
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/30/2016 12:46:52 AM
  • Commission passes Arkansas fishing regulations for 2017
  • LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed a package of 14 new fisheries regulations for 2017 at its Aug. 18 meeting. The following regulations were distributed for public comment in May and officially proposed at the Commission’s July ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 8/26/2016 9:55:39 AM
  • Trout Unlimited takes wounded vets fishing
  • The local Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited provides guide and support services for any PHWFF program that comes to our area to fish the Arkansas River or area lakes. Volunteer experiences with PHWFF programs are often extremely rewarding.
  • The Chaffee County Times
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  • 8/26/2016 5:59:25 AM
  • Man-made fish attractors sunk at Arkansas Lake
  • NORFORK, Ark. | While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues have
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 8/25/2016 5:17:39 AM
  • Lake hosts artificial fish attractors
  • Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues have been sinking dozens of tree-like fish attractors made of plastic PVC pipe in Norfork Lake in recent weeks. He donned scuba gear to check how one of the artificial
  • NWA Online
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  • 8/23/2016 10:27:50 AM
  • Man-made fish attractors sunk at Norfork Lake
  • NORFORK, Ark. — While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues ...
  • WRAL
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  • 8/22/2016 10:07:33 AM
  • Man-made fish attractors sunk at Norfork Lake
  • NORFORK, Ark. (AP) — While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his ...
  • Quincy Herald-Whig
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  • 8/22/2016 4:59:44 AM
  • AGF commission passes 2017 fishing regulations
  • LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission passed a package of 14 new fisheries regulations for 2017 at its August meeting today. The following regulations were distributed for public comment in May and officially proposed at the Commission’s ...
  • The Cabin
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  • 8/22/2016 3:48:09 AM
  • Man-made fish attractors sunk at Norfork Lake
  • While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues have been sinking ..
  • The Miami Herald
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  • 8/22/2016 12:56:22 AM
  • Nixon recovering from heart surgery
  • "Everything went well and I'm still doing good," he said. "I was a candidate for the big one." The 66-year-old from Arkansas completed his 39th season of professional fishing in June. He finished 42nd on the FLW Tour points list.
  • BassFan
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  • 8/21/2016 5:03:55 PM
  • Gallery: Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation celebrated its 25th year of honoring Arkansans involved in hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation by inducting three more individuals into the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame. The banquet was Aug. 12 at the ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 8/21/2016 7:16:56 AM
  • Abundant fish in state highly valued in other parts of the world
  • Have you ever intentionally caught a carp? That may seem like a ridiculous question to an angler in Arkansas, where carp are considered “trash fish.” In much of Europe and Asia, however, carp are highly prized sport and table fish. Why do anglers look ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 8/21/2016 5:29:34 AM
  • Man-made fish attractors sunk at Ark. lake
  • NORFORK, Ark. — While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues ...
  • Amarillo Globe-News
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  • 8/20/2016 3:21:54 AM
  • Arkansas: Engineers Straighten Parker Bend on Beaver Tailwater
  • EUREKA SPRINGS – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission construction crews recently repaired and cleaned the stocking chute at Parker Bend access on the Beaver Tailwater to re-establish this important stocking site on one of Arkansas's popular trout fisheries.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/18/2016 6:08:55 AM
  • Arkansas: Lake Jack Nolen Set for Fall Drawdown
  • GREENWOOD – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will lower the water level of Lake Jack Nolen beginning Sept. 6. The drawdown will lower the lake's water level 4 to 6 feet and should last until mid-winter. Periodic drawdowns can improve the health of ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/18/2016 6:08:55 AM
  • Arkansas: Fake Trees Bring Real Benefits to Norfork Lake
  • MOUNTAIN HOME – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists are faking out the fish and anglers with a new habitat project on Norfork Lake by adding artificial cover to the lake in addition to standard fish attracters created from trees and brush.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/17/2016 6:24:25 AM
  • Fishing, friendship stand test of time
  • The Arkansas heat was roasting as two outdoors writers shook hands on the pavement at the entrance to the Little Rock airport. They promised they would get together soon to go fishing, and then parted for their flights home. The year was 1984. The ...
  • Vindy.com
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  • 8/14/2016 2:31:45 AM
  • How to celebrate National Catfish Month in Arkansas? Go fishing!
  • PINE BLUFF — August is National Catfish Month and beginning anglers can celebrate the occasion by fishing for the state’s native catfish species and learning how to prepare them, Scott Jones, Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 8/13/2016 3:23:02 AM
  • Manmade fish attractors sunk at Norfork Lake
  • While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues have been sinking ..
  • Baxter Bulletin
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  • 8/12/2016 11:09:31 AM
  • City fined $10,000 for sewage bypass that killed fish
  • The sewer bypass reportedly killed fish along a 2.78-mile stretch of the stream, which flows north toward the Arkansas River. The consent decree, which councilors will review Tuesday during special Muskogee Municipal Authority meeting, was issued Aug. 3 by
  • Muskogee Phoenix
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  • 8/11/2016 7:10:18 PM
  • Manmade fish attractors sunk at Norfork Lake
  • While scuba diving at Norfork Lake in Arkansas, Cody Wyatt has already seen how a new kind of artificial fish attractor is working. In recent weeks Wyatt, a fisheries biologist with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, and his colleagues have been sinking d
  • The Springfield News-Leader
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  • 8/8/2016 9:12:34 AM
  • Low oxygen leads to dead fish in Mercer Bayou
  • Miller County—Mercer Bayou was discovered to have undergone a fish kill in late July caused by oxygen depletion, which is a common late summer event according to Keith Stephens, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission communications chief. "Unfortunately ...
  • Texarkana Gazette
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  • 8/8/2016 4:19:05 AM
  • How To Fish, Honestly: I Got One More Than I Deserved
  • Deadly on big stripers. This is the time of year I usually start fishing local creeks in a float tube, or drive to Missouri to fish the spring fed creeks and nearby Arkansas frigid, tailwater, trout fisheries. Those of us that live right here are within an
  • Tulsa World
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  • 8/8/2016 1:34:26 AM
  • Learn these feeding patterns to catch more fish
  • Skipjack herring, which are common in many big Arkansas rivers inhabited by blue cats, constitute a major portion of the blue cat’s diet, and many catfishermen use skipjacks for bait. They’re easily captured in cast nets, on sabiki rigs or on small ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 8/7/2016 5:17:32 AM
  • Outdoors: Cup anglers fish all of Wheeler Lake
  • The check was won by David Dudley of Virginia. Scott Suggs of Arkansas became the first to win a $1 million cash prize as the Cup champion. Today, FLW is a worldwide fishing organization with sanctioned bass tournaments in Canada, Mexico and Japan.
  • The Anniston Star
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  • 8/6/2016 8:56:27 PM
  • Dablemont: Real Solutions For Saving Saving Ozark Rivers
  • In Arkansas just the other day I talked to a friend of mine who is a bass-fishing nut, and all around outdoorsman. Larry Davenport runs the Buffalo Point Restaurant high above the Buffalo River. He grew up there. We got around to talking about Crooked ...
  • Lake Expo
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  • 8/5/2016 8:54:39 AM
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Opens New Fish Testing Laboratory
  • Historically Black University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently opened its new Fish Health Inspection Laboratory. Located in Lonoke, Arkansas, the lab is one of 11 facilities nationwide approved by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
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  • 8/4/2016 11:57:47 PM
  • Browning and Vereen claim Bassmaster Junior Championship title
  • "We had a long ride home. But we left knowing that we wanted a chance to redeem ourselves." Browning and Vereen, fishing again for Arkansas' Anvil Jaw Junior Bassmasters team in the 2016 Costa Bassmaster Junior Championship, stormed to nearly a 7-pound ...
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 8/4/2016 1:42:10 PM
  • Fish the creek in Buena Vista
  • These are stream-bred wild fish, averaging about 8-11 inches, usually all browns. Don’t be caught off guard if a brown of 14-17 inches up from the main Arkansas slams your offering. It’s not unusual to have a catch of over a dozen fish in this small ...
  • The Chaffee County Times
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  • 8/4/2016 6:54:09 AM
  • Learning to fish
  • Jarrell Key of Gruver, Texas, tries his luck casting a dry fly pattern into the Arkansas River near Hecla Junction. Key said he came to the Salida area to learn how to fly fish. River flow at Hecla Junction Tuesday was 707 cubic feet per second.
  • The Mountain Mail
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  • 8/3/2016 10:37:14 AM
  • Anglers great escape
  • Besides first-class lodging and enough outdoor gear to keep you browsing for days, the Pyramid is within a short cast of numerous fishing and hunting hotspots in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. Add it all together and there's little debate that a ...
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 8/1/2016 11:54:11 PM
  • Browning And Vereen Claim Bassmaster Junior Championship Title
  • But we left knowing that we wanted a chance to redeem ourselves.” Mission accomplished. Browning and Vereen, fishing again for Arkansas’ Anvil Jaw Junior Bassmasters team in the 2016 Costa Bassmaster Junior Championship, stormed to nearly a 7-pound ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/1/2016 11:54:11 PM
  • AGFC hears proposals for 2017 fishing regulations
  • LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard 14 proposals to change fisheries regulations for 2017 at its monthly meeting held last week. The following proposals have been distributed to the public and public comments have been received ...
  • The Courier Online
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  • 7/31/2016 3:05:39 PM
  • Here's how this giant, freaky looking fish could save the Great Lakes
  • The Midwest's problem with Asian carp began in 1973, when the fish were brought into Arkansas to serve as water filtration systems at fish farms (by eating all of the junk that sinks to the bottom). From there they snuck into nearby rivers, where they ...
  • techinsider.io
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  • 7/29/2016 5:02:33 PM
  • The newest weapon in the Asian carp fight: Alligator fish
  • Originally introduced in the 1970s to help with catfish farms in Arkansas, the large fish swam north and now infests the waters of the Mississippi River. Their expansion alarms both biologists and commercial fisherman, who fear the rapidly reproducing ...
  • The Christian Science Monitor
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  • 7/29/2016 2:25:04 PM
  • Huge, toothy fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp
  • Jumping Asian carp were brought to the U.S. in the 1970’s to keep lagoons and fish farms clean in Arkansas, but they broke confinement and eventu… Asian carp reproduce more quickly but alligator gar also grow fast: Alligator gar stocked in one Illinois ...
  • WCBI-TV
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  • 7/29/2016 5:35:22 AM
  • Huge, toothy fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp
  • Jumping Asian carp were brought to the U.S. in the 1970’s to keep lagoons and fish farms clean in Arkansas, but they broke confinement and eventu… Asian carp reproduce more quickly but alligator gar also grow fast: Alligator gar stocked in one Illinois ...
  • WDEF
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  • 7/29/2016 3:19:21 AM
  • AGFC: Summer Stress Increases Likelihood of Fish Kills on Small Waters
  • The same holds true for fish if the dissolved oxygen in a pond or lake crashes. According to Eric Brinkman, district fisheries supervisor for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission in Hope, fish kills associated with low oxygen levels can be common in many
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 7/27/2016 10:12:44 PM
  • Fishing challenge draws to a close
  • This year has so far seen a dip in volume, with the 11 fish caught making up only 15 percent of all that were released for the challenge, according to a study done by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Andrew H. Hulsey State Fish Hatchery. To meet the
  • The Sentinel-Record
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  • 7/27/2016 10:02:35 AM
  • Founder hopes Jamestown High Fishing Club start of something bigger
  • Competitive high school fishing has taken off in recent years, especially in angling hotbeds like Texas and Arkansas. Last month, the Virginia Student Angler Federation High School Fishing Championship launched out of Chickahominy Riverfront Park.
  • The Virginia Gazette
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  • 7/27/2016 1:27:12 AM

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