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  • 58 years of Arkansas fishing records
  • Jesse Wilkes of Springdale landed this 105-pound paddlefish in Beaver Lake in 2015. It’s one of the newest and largest record fish in the book. Catching a new state-record fish is no easy accomplishment. In fact, the chance of that happening is about as ..
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 3/26/2017 5:32:00 AM
  • Changes coming to hunting, fishing licenses
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) announced recently that major changes are coming to the hunting and fishing license system in Arkansas. In place of the “long, tag-laden receipt they normally receive,” hunters and anglers will now have the ...
  • magnoliabannernews.com
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  • 3/24/2017 5:02:00 PM
  • Hang On! What It’s Like to Catch Paddlefish (Videos)
  • See for yourself in this short video. Doing a bit of paddlefishing in NE Oklahoma with my oldest son on the Arkansas River. After getting back home and cleaning our catch we had to fry up a batch of fresh paddlefish. Adam gives a quick look at the ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/24/2017 1:49:00 PM
  • New hunting, fishing license system debuts April 1
  • All licenses and permits sold by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission now will be available as a downloadable file that outdoors enthusiasts can carry on their mobile phone or have printed off on a single piece of standard printer paper. Get full online .
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 3/24/2017 12:19:00 PM
  • Arkansas: New Hunt/Fish License System Debuts April 1
  • LITTLE ROCK – Hunters and anglers looking to renew their licenses this year will notice a big change from the long, tag-laden receipt they normally receive at their local sporting goods store. All licenses and permits sold by the Arkansas Game and Fish ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/24/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Lake Dardanelle readies for Costa FLW Series Central Division opener
  • "This tournament is going to be a really fun event," said Old Spice pro Greg Bohannan, of Bentonville, Arkansas, a four-time Forrest Wood Cup qualifier. "Lake Dardanelle is a great fishery and we are going to be hitting it at the absolute perfect time.
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 3/24/2017 5:29:00 AM
  • State fishing report
  • ARKANSAS RIVER (LITTLE ROCK) Bass fishing is good in shallow water with white spinnerbaits or crankbaits. The best fishing is in the back creeks and coves about 2-3 feet below the surface. Bream fishing has been good on worms or crickets. Crappie fishing .
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 3/23/2017 7:38:00 AM
  • Bass Cat, Yar-Craft Welcome New Dealers
  • About Bass Cat: Bass Cat, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures the industry's premier bass fishing boats from its headquarters in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Family operated since it's founding in 1971, Bass Cat is the longest continuously operating ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/23/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • Former president of Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation dies
  • LTTLE ROCK – Steve Smith, former president of the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation, died Wednesday. The lifelong outdoorsman helped launch the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame and was inducted in 2003.
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 3/23/2017 4:27:00 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Licenses Are Now Digital
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - - Hunters and anglers looking to renew their licenses this year will notice a big change. All licenses and permits sold by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will now be available as a downloadable file for your smart phone.
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 3/23/2017 2:03:00 AM
  • Arkansas Hunting, Fishing License System Debuts April 1
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-(Ammoland.com)-Hunters and anglers looking to renew their licenses this year will notice a big change from the long, tag-laden receipt they normally receive at their local sporting goods store. All licenses and permits sold by the ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 3/22/2017 11:01:00 PM
  • Arkansas To Begin Issuing Electronic Hunting/Fishing Licenses
  • LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Arkansas hunters and anglers will soon be able to carry their licenses on their phones. Starting April 1, all Arkansas Game and Fish Commission licenses and permits will be available to download, according to an AGFC newsletter.
  • 5 News
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  • 3/22/2017 9:14:00 PM
  • New hunting and fishing license system debuts April 1
  • All licenses and permits sold by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission now will be available as a downloadable file outdoors enthusiasts can carry on their mobile phone or have printed off on a single piece of standard printer paper. The change in license
  • THV11
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  • 3/22/2017 6:24:00 PM
  • Tag: Bald Eagle
  • Photo by Adam Caughern. February 15, 2015LITTLE ROCK, AR - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are seeking information on the shooting of a bald eagle that was found on Arkansas Highway 10 in Pulaski County.
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  • 3/22/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • U.S. agency lays out plan for saving fish
  • Those are in Cleburne, Searcy, Stone and Van Buren counties. "It's only found in Arkansas," said Brian Wagner, nongame aquatics biologist for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. "That's one of the things that makes it so special." Wagner and scientists
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 3/20/2017 4:28:00 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Hopes to Recall Coveys
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-(Ammoland.com)-Arkansans of a certain age remember the familiar whoosh of northern bobwhite coveys flushed from fields. That invigorating experience is driving some of them, including Fred Brown, to restore quail across the state, so ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 3/17/2017 7:14:00 PM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Comission Honor Ten During Awards Banquet
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-(Ammoland.com)-The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission honored nine wildlife officers and one wildlife management technician for their dedicated service to the natural resources and the people of Arkansas during its Fourth Annual ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 3/17/2017 4:49:00 PM
  • State fishing report
  • ARKANSAS RIVER (LITTLE ROCK) Bream were biting well on worms, crickets, purple/pink/chartreuse jigs at 10-15 feet. Crappie were good on minnows and jigs in the backwaters. Bass are good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits and plastic worms. Catfishing was poor in
  • NWA Online
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  • 3/16/2017 8:01:00 AM
  • Dularge Bull Red Action
  • Just wrapping up another great week of fishing down Bayou Dularge! We had guys drive in this week from Illinois, Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee. On Monday it was Day 1 for Chad Keevan along with his brother and his dad. They came in for a 2 night stay at
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 3/12/2017 11:42:00 PM
  • Fishing the Diamond Lakes of Arkansas
  • Arkansas is home to more than 600,000 acres of lakes. Among these are five in Southwest Arkansas collectively known as the Diamond Lakes. These are Lake Ouachita and Lake Hamilton at Hot Springs, Lake Catherine near Malvern, DeGray Lake at Arkadelphia and
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 3/10/2017 2:21:00 PM
  • Arkansas: GFC Asking Anglers for Feedback
  • LITTLE ROCK – Ask some anglers about their latest trip and you may hear stories of fish so large even the photos weighed five pounds, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is asking for some honest feedback in a new survey being mailed next week.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/10/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Arkansas: Catfish Stockings Cranking Up
  • LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program will be in full swing during the week of March 13, delivering catfish to many central Arkansas program ponds for families to enjoy during spring break. According ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/10/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Schools in Arkansas
  • Every year Riverside Retreat donates 20% of gross sales of the Fly Fishing School to the IFFF Southern Council for fishery conservation. This year our goal is $4,000. You can help by forwarding this email on to those you think might be interested or ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • UCA professor’s book reveals oil spill’s effect on fish
  • Environmental author and University of Central Arkansas Associate Professor of Creative Writing Mark Spitzer will read from his new book at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Faulkner County Library. The book, “Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West ...
  • The Cabin
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  • 3/7/2017 9:04:00 PM
  • Gulls above mean fish below at Beaver Lake
  • That's especially true at Beaver Lake this winter. For several weeks now, flocks of gulls have been feeding on shad in the Prairie Creek area and near the Arkansas 12 bridge. Where fishermen see gulls diving toward the the water, that's the place to fish.
  • NWA Online
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  • 3/7/2017 11:58:00 AM
  • McClelland Wins 2017 BASS Open on Table Rock Lake
  • The Arkansas pro also won the 2014 Bassmaster Elite event at Table Rock. “The wind killed me (today),” McClelland said. “It was gusting straight down the stretch I was fishing, and I never could get a good angle to fish the trees I was keying on.
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  • 3/5/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Top 10 Baits from Lake Seminole
  • 7. Bradford Beavers threw a 3/8-ounce Katch-Her Lures bladed jig and a Zoom Super Fluke (Arkansas shiner) for his top-10 finish. 8. All Barry Wilson needed was a weightless wacky-rigged Yum Genie Worm a No. 2 circle hook to catch bedding fish he couldn’t .
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 3/5/2017 4:40:00 PM
  • Online Auction of AR Game & Fish Surplus
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission currently has many used vehicles and items available at govdeals.com. As part of its ongoing effort to streamline its fleet and remove outdated equipment, the agency has developed a .
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 3/3/2017 6:26:00 PM
  • How to Choose a Kayak for Fishing
  • Host of the website Kayak Fishing Focus, Kincy is a dedicated ’yak angler who regularly competes in fishing tournaments in his home state of Arkansas and elsewhere. The right way to start your search, he said, is by asking yourself a few questions.
  • lurenet.com
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  • 3/3/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • Crappie fishing seminar just in time for spawning season
  • LITTLE ROCK – Wil Hafner, coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fishing in The Natural State program, will lead a “Fishin’ for Crappie” seminar Tuesday, March 14, at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in ...
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 3/3/2017 1:49:00 PM
  • Arkansas Crappie Fishing Seminar March 14
  • LITTLE ROCK – Wil Hafner, coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Fishing in The Natural State program, will lead a "Fishin' for Crappie" seminar at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock on Tuesday ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Arkansas Boating Accident Report Shows Room for Improvement
  • LITTLE ROCK – As the warmth of spring begins to creep back into the forecast and people's minds begin drifting back to angling and other fun to be had on the water, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission would like to remind everyone to make sure they ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Kelly Bostian: A good day of fishing with NFL great Steve Largent
  • Silver, sleek, lightning-fast striped bass prowl the Arkansas River below Keystone Dam, not far from Tulsa. Sometimes anglers happen upon schools of 10- and 15-pound torpedoes feeding with such ferocity the fishing is frenetic. And sometimes they get squat
  • Tulsa World
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  • 3/3/2017 1:08:00 AM
  • Coming Into the Country
  • He climbs cliffs. He kayaks on fast white rivers. Stories emerge about others like Fedeler—for example, a young man I know from Arkansas, who came to Alaska a year and a half ago specifically to fish and hunt. Where he could afford to go he found no fish .
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  • 3/2/2017 9:50:00 PM
  • White River Fish Market Expands to B.A.
  • Lester says, “White River was founded in 1932 by O.T. Fallis as a fresh fish market only, which derived its name from the river in Arkansas from which it got most of its fish. A restaurant was added in 1942. It was first located at approximately First ...
  • Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers
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  • 3/1/2017 6:19:00 PM
  • Playboy model offers local charter fishing trips
  • Hunter Boelte, 25, from Arkansas, went on a 4 hour fishing trip with Everhart for his birthday and caught a 20 pound grouper. “Chance of a lifetime to go out with a playmate,” Boelte said. “As soon as you get a fish on the line she gets all excited ...
  • Bay News 9
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  • 2/28/2017 10:38:00 PM
  • Sponsors needed for 4th annual fishing rodeo derby
  • The fishing derby will be at Walker Park Pond from 8 a.m.- 12 p.m. on May 20. The pond will be full of about 300 catchable channel catfish stocked by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Brown said they also plan to provide a free sausage and biscuit ...
  • 8 ABC kait8.com
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  • 2/28/2017 5:23:00 PM
  • Fly fishing retreats aid breast cancer combatants
  • Barnhart, a respiratory therapist at Arkansas Children's Hospital, shares the gift of fly fishing through Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping those with breast cancer confront and survive the disease through fly fishing.
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 2/26/2017 9:19:00 AM
  • Students may apply for Game and Fish Commission internships
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting applications for summer internships until Sunday, March 5. These internships, funded by sales of the AGFC’s Conservation License Plates, let students gain hands-on training and experience needed to ...
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 2/24/2017 4:33:00 PM
  • Fishing local creeks
  • Some of these more reachable streams provide good trout fishing as described below. The South Arkansas River (Little River) is a modest river that flows east from Monarch Pass along U.S. 50. Many upper segments of the South Arkansas are steep and fast so .
  • The Mountain Mail
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  • 2/24/2017 3:48:00 PM
  • Why fish local creeks?
  • Some of these more reachable streams provide good trout fishing as described below. The South Arkansas River (Little River) is a modest river that flows east from Monarch Pass along U.S. 50. Many upper segments of the Little River are steep and fast so ...
  • The Chaffee County Times
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  • 2/23/2017 1:10:00 PM
  • Dallas-based catfish chain to open first Houston location
  • The building is managed by Ancorian. Flying Fish operates several locations around Dallas and in Tennessee and Arkansas, according to the chain's website. “Everyone wants to know why we decided to come to Houston,” Shannon Wynne, co-founder of Flying ...
  • The Business Journal
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  • 2/23/2017 12:16:00 AM
  • Little Liv's love of fishing will melt your heart
  • When she caught her first fish, an adorable Arkansas girl also captured the world's heart with her unfettered expression of joy. Adorable little Liv was fishing with her father Jefferson Talbot at a park outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, earlier this month
  • ABC 30 News
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  • 2/22/2017 8:32:00 AM
  • Arkansas little girl overjoyed at reeling in a fish
  • Jefferson Talbot shared a video his daughter celebrating hooking a fish, thanking the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for keeping the ponds stocked. Click the video above to watch her can't miss reaction to reeling the catch.
  • ABC 7 KATV
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  • 2/22/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • Little Liv's love of fishing will melt your heart
  • When she caught her first fish, an adorable Arkansas girl also captured the world's heart with her unfettered expression of joy. Adorable little Liv was fishing with her father Jefferson Talbot at a park outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, earlier this month
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  • 2/22/2017 4:31:00 AM
  • Little Liv's love of fishing will melt your heart
  • When she caught her first fish, an adorable Arkansas girl also captured the world's heart with her unfettered expression of joy. Adorable little Liv was fishing with her father Jefferson Talbot at a park outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, earlier this month
  • abc13.com
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  • 2/22/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Copper sulfate kills fungus on fish eggs
  • Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas, treated sunshine (hybrid striped) bass eggs with copper sulfate. Straus and his team worked with hatchery managers of Keo Fish Farm, the largest producer of sunshine bass fry and
  • High Plains Journal
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  • 2/19/2017 4:53:00 PM
  • Copper Sulfate Kills Fungus on Fish Eggs
  • Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas, treated sunshine (hybrid striped) bass eggs with copper sulfate. Dr Straus and his team worked with hatchery managers of Keo Fish Farm, the largest producer of sunshine bass fry
  • The Fish Site
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  • 2/17/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • Copper Sulfate Kills Fungus on Fish Eggs
  • Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center in Stuttgart, Arkansas, treated sunshine (hybrid striped) bass eggs with copper sulfate. Straus and his team worked with hatchery managers of Keo Fish Farm, the largest producer of sunshine bass fry and
  • Southeast AGNET
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  • 2/15/2017 11:32:00 PM
  • Drawdown and habitat create big bass surge at Lake Columbia
  • Here's an interesting story from Arkansas that shows just how successful intensive lake management can be. Drawdowns and habitat placement, combined with tight harvest regulations, have consistently shown success at creating strong gamefish populations ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/10/2017 8:06:00 AM
  • Mild Winter Has Cherokee A Little Off
  • 7. Mike McClelland – The Arkansas native registered a 2014 Elite Series win at Table Rock, which fishes a lot like Cherokee, according to some anglers familiar with both lakes. Give him his signature jerkbait, some cool, clear water, stir in some light ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/9/2017 12:18:00 AM
  • Bass Cat Named Boat Sponsor of WON Bass Tour
  • For more information visit www.wonbass.com. About Bass Cat: Bass Cat, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures the industry's premier bass fishing boats from its headquarters in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Family operated since it's founding in 1971, Bass Cat is
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/8/2017 8:17:00 AM
  • I-49 ponds built to aid cave fish
  • The basins were developed through consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service during an Endangered Species Act consultation process for the I-49 widening project, according to Josh Seagraves, section head over special studies with the Arkansas ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 2/6/2017 2:33:00 AM
  • Lake Guntersville Day 4 Coverage
  • Fishing grass, bridges and natural rock, the Arkansas native is the only pro averaging 20 pounds and has nearly a 5-pound advantage going into the final round. Of course, 5 pounds is nothing on Guntersville, and the folks running him down are legends.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/5/2017 1:42:00 PM
  • Plano: Flying Fish and Rodeo Goat join Heritage Creekside project
  • Wynne and partners currently co-owns and operates restaurants in six states and 14 cities, including The Flying Saucers in Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri; The Flying Fish concept in Texas, Tennessee, and Arkansas ..
  • North Texas e-News
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  • 2/4/2017 3:29:00 AM
  • Little Rock hunter challenges power of Game and Fish to jail
  • A Pulaski County circuit judge is considering whether the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission can legally have hunters and fishers jailed for breaking its rules. The issue was raised with Judge Barry Sims on Thursday by Little Rock hunter Gary Franklin Ingle
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 2/3/2017 7:14:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing the Ozarks VLOG #1
  • Brian Wise of Fly Fishing the Ozarks has posted his first video in a new series, Fly Fishing the Ozarks VLOG. In this episode, Brian heads to Dally’s Ozark Fly Fishers Streamer LoveFest in Cotter, Arkansas.
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  • 2/2/2017 1:26:00 PM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Search for Elk Poachers
  • MADISON COUNTY, AR.-- - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are searching for poachers who they said killed two bull elk near the Newton/Madison county line. The commission said they responded to a call from landowners who found two dead bull elk on Jan.
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 1/30/2017 10:27:00 PM
  • Three state fishing records set in 2016
  • www.agfc.com Three record catches were added to the Arkansas fishing records list during 2016. All were in the unrestricted tackle category. No records were caught by rodand- reel during the past year, following a year in which four records changed in that
  • West Memphis Evening Times
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  • 1/26/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • Registration Open for Collegiate Bass Open on Lake Dardanelle
  • As the second stop of the 2017 Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the event will be held on March 24-26 and will be once again hosted by Russellville Tourism and Visitor Center in Russellville, Arkansas. "Russellville, Arkansas and Lake Dardanelle are very ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/26/2017 10:13:00 AM
  • Hunting, fishing alive on social media
  • Facebook, for example, contains many crappie fishing groups from across the country, but if you're interested in connecting with crappie enthusiasts closer to home, you can join a site called Arkansas Crappie Fishing Talk, a closed group that contains ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 1/26/2017 3:13:00 AM
  • Cliff Shelby, "Harry N Charlie" Artist and Ranger PR Expert
  • He sees things with a humorous flair and likes to draw cartoons about outdoor people and things. Cliff Shelby with fishA resident of Flippin Arkansas, for over 20 years, Cliff has spent his professional life working in advertising and public relations.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/23/2017 8:47:00 AM
  • Fly Tying At Little Rock Nature Center Jan. 24
  • LITTLE ROCK - Cold, rainy weather may have you feeling a bit of cabin fever, but the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has the perfect outdoor activity that you can enjoy indoors. The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center and Arkansas Fly ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/20/2017 7:28:00 AM
  • January Hunting & Fishing
  • Every year there are several youth fishing contests that are supported by a variety of sponsors. The Arkansas Game and Fish stocks the lake with both catfish in the early autumn and trout in January. Tilden Rogers has just been stocked with 500 rainbow ...
  • West Memphis Evening Times
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  • 1/19/2017 10:09:00 PM
  • Attorney General Warns of AR Game and Fish Money Wire Scam
  • Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is warning residents of a scam that uses the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's name. Rutledge said the scam is a phone call, usually with a Jamaican area code, from someone claiming to be from the AGFC.
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 1/19/2017 5:49:00 PM
  • Pro Tips: How to Fish Caddis-Pupa Flies
  • A sociology/criminology professor for 25 years, Bill Edrington owned and operated Royal Gorge Anglers in Canon City, Colorado from 1990 until 2010, when his son Taylor took over. He is the author of Fly Fishing the Arkansas: An Angler’s Guide and Journal.
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  • 1/13/2017 7:06:00 PM
  • Catch a Rainbow at Arkansas Community Ponds
  • LITTLE ROCK – Cold weather means cold water, and that means the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is busy stocking Family and Community Fishing Program ponds with rainbow trout for anglers to enjoy. "We're right in the middle of stocking up ponds across ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/13/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • Paul Elias Joins Bass Cat Team
  • About Bass Cat: Bass Cat, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures the industry's premier bass fishing boats from its headquarters in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Family operated since it's founding in 1971, Bass Cat is the longest continuously operating ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/13/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • Biologist finds blind fish underfoot in unexpected place
  • Scientists have documented Southern Cavefish throughout the Cumberland Plateau and in the Ozarks of Southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas, but they had never been seen in the Valley and Ridge Province, a geologic range stretching from Northwest Georgia .
  • News Channel 9
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  • 1/12/2017 6:56:00 PM
  • Bass Pro Shops Announces 2016 Conservation Partners of The Year
  • Scott's first All-American Invitational Bass Tournament in 1967 at Beaver Lake in northwest Arkansas lured 106 anglers from 15 states. Today the club of bass fishing enthusiasts boasts a membership well over half a million worldwide. As a publisher ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 1/11/2017 8:13:00 PM
  • Fish cover permits available at 2 AR lakes
  • Anglers in Arkansas have a chance at fish cover permits at two lakes. The Army Corps of Engineers announced 50 permits will be issued at both Norfork and Bull Shoals lakes. Such permits allow an individual to cut up to six cedar trees, six inches or ...
  • 8 ABC kait8.com
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  • 1/11/2017 4:50:00 PM
  • Bass Pro Shops Announces 2016 Conservation Partners of the Year
  • Scott's first All-American Invitational Bass Tournament in 1967 at Beaver Lake in northwest Arkansas lured 106 anglers from 15 states. Today the club of bass fishing enthusiasts boasts a membership well over half a million worldwide. As a publisher ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/11/2017 10:36:00 AM
  • Bill to OK fish-farm bird kills revived
  • WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford introduced legislation Monday that would allow aquaculture producers to kill a migratory bird that feasts on Arkansas catfish. The Jonesboro Republican is calling his bill the Safeguard Aquaculture Farmers Act.
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 1/10/2017 3:15:00 AM
  • Coulson: Don’t let winter put a stop to your fishing
  • When those times fall on weekends, I’ll often fish open waters that can be found on the Poudre, South Platte (especially in Denver), and Arkansas (Pueblo) Rivers. I haven’t gotten out the last few weeks. Not so much due to the weather, as there have ...
  • The Coloradoan
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  • 1/8/2017 11:29:00 PM
  • Fishing can continue during winter
  • But the one time that the fishing is really at its best this time of year is when you are talking about trout down in north Arkansas. I know a good number of fishermen go after trout in the river below the dam at Beaver Lake, but I have never fished there.
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 1/8/2017 1:07:00 PM
  • State issues new fish consumption advisory
  • The Arkansas River in Wichita may look like an attractive place for fishing. But state agencies warn in some locations, the fish you catch might not be safe to eat. Two state agencies issued their annual advisory on fish consumption Tuesday. They recommend
  • KAKE TV
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  • 1/3/2017 10:07:00 PM
  • Don’t Throw Out Your Old Christmas Tree, Donate it for Fish Habitats!
  • Don’t throw that old Christmas tree to the curb. Instead, donate it to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to be turned into fish habitat. How does this benefit your local fish? Sinking these trees provides excellent dense cover used by a number of ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 12/30/2016 9:52:22 PM
  • With no advertising, fish fry thrives
  • The fish during those first few years came from his own farm. Now he buys pond-raised fish from Arkansas and Mississippi, delivered on ice every Friday. Big K's opened this season on Dec. 3, a rainy and cold Saturday, with 342 diners. "It really takes a ..
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 12/30/2016 2:11:15 AM
  • With no advertising, fish fry thrives
  • The fish during those first few years came from his own farm. Now he buys pond-raised fish from Arkansas and Mississippi, delivered on ice every Friday. Big K's opened this season on Dec. 3, a rainy and cold Saturday, with 342 diners. "It really takes a ..
  • NWA Online
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  • 12/30/2016 1:54:00 AM
  • AR Game and Fish Accepting Christmas Trees for Fish Habitats
  • This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is accepting donations of leftover Christmas trees. The trees will be used as fish habitats. According to the AGFC, they've seen a growth in .
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 12/28/2016 11:56:26 PM
  • Christmas trees can make fish habitats
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is seeking leftover Christmas trees for fish habitats. The small spaces and dense cover offered by fresh Christmas trees make excellent nursery habitat for small fish, according to the commission. The commission has ..
  • Texarkana Gazette
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  • 12/28/2016 6:59:57 AM
  • ‘Used’ Christmas trees can boost fishing success
  • www.agfc.com Christmas trees don't have to be left on the street or tossed in the trash after the holiday season. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission recommends instead that you consider donating them as fish habitat. The AGFC has dropoff locations ...
  • West Memphis Evening Times
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  • 12/28/2016 3:03:44 AM
  • Christmas trees can boost fish populations
  • If you have a live evergreen Christmas tree, and wonder what you can do with it after all the presents have been opened and the decorations put up, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) has an idea. Get started in less than 60 seconds. Pick a plan .
  • magnoliabannernews.com
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  • 12/23/2016 5:57:17 PM
  • Brandon Card joins Bass Cat
  • About Bass Cat: Bass Cat, owned by Correct Craft, manufactures the industry's premier bass fishing boats from its headquarters in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Family operated since it's founding in 1971, Bass Cat is the longest continuously operating ...
  • Outdoors First
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  • 12/20/2016 1:07:21 PM
  • Arkansas River, Colorado Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
  • Focus on water that has good solar exposure. Fish are congregated in "winter water" - deeper, slower runs adjacent to some current. This provides easy holding water but also food supply when conditions are warmer.
  • orvis.com
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  • 12/18/2016 11:53:58 PM
  • Arkansas Fishing Lure Maker Reels in Big Sale
  • Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. HARRISON, Ark. (KNWA) -- A local man is making a splash with his new one-of-a-kind homemade fishing lure that sold ..
  • Fox16
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  • 12/16/2016 3:03:39 AM
  • Harrison Man Sells Homemade Fishing Lure for Nearly $1,700
  • HARRISON, Ark.-- A man from Harrison, Arkansas is making a splash with his new one of a kind homemade fishing lure that sold for 17 times the list price on Ebay in just a few days. It's a bait Kevin Brightwell was hoping someone would bite on, but he said
  • Ozarks First.
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  • 12/15/2016 5:59:37 PM
  • Fish off the hook at Lassis Inn
  • Lassis is like another Arkansas culinary legend -- the James Beard Award-winning Jones Barbecue in Marianna -- in that it sets out to do one thing really well. If you want to waste your life poring over a menu, head elsewhere. Fried fish is Lassis' raison
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 12/15/2016 8:19:48 AM
  • RESTAURANT REVIEW: Fish off the hook at Lassis Inn
  • Lassis is like another Arkansas culinary legend -- the James Beard Award-winning Jones Barbecue in Marianna -- in that it sets out to do one thing really well. If you want to waste your life poring over a menu, head elsewhere. Fried fish is Lassis' raison
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 12/15/2016 7:29:41 AM
  • 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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • 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
  • NWA Online
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  • 12/6/2016 1:56:46 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
  • BassFan
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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 ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ..
  • BassFan
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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
  • ABC 7 KATV
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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.
  • magnoliabannernews.com
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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 .
  • Ozarks First.
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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 .
  • KNWA-TV
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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 .
  • KNWA-TV
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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 .
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ..
  • New Jersey Hills
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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
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • BassFan
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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.
  • THV11
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/8/2016 9:25:09 AM

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