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  • Malvern Man $15,000 Richer After Catching Prized Fish
  • The Challenge began in 2012 and until Tuesday night no one had ever caught Big Al. “The Challenge has always been a great partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, which has worked so well for us for the last five years,” Arrison said.
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 6/22/2017 9:44:00 PM
  • Bait-fish proposal divides camps
  • Scott Rook of Little Rock, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler and an accomplished Arkansas River fishing expert, hates Asian carp, and he wants them out of Arkansas waters. That's not possible, Rook acknowledges. The invasive exotic fish is already too ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 6/22/2017 8:20:00 AM
  • Bait-fish proposal divides camps
  • Scott Rook of Little Rock, a Bassmaster Elite Series angler and an accomplished Arkansas River fishing expert, hates Asian carp, and he wants them out of Arkansas waters. That's not possible, Rook acknowledges. The invasive exotic fish is already too ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 6/22/2017 7:40:00 AM
  • Lake Chicot receives new plumbing for fish
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Fisheries staff have spent the last three weeks chopping and fitting PVC pipes to improve Lake Chicot, but they aren’t concerned with how the water is flowing. The PVC is being used to create complex fish attractors to ...
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 6/21/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • Incredible Redfish Slam On The DU!
  • No chance of hitting the open water for trout with Cindy churning in the gulf. My Arkansas crew were pumped up after catching 125 nice trout the previous day. It was all about the redfish today and boy did they eat up big time! The reds were in a frenzy as
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/21/2017 6:12:00 AM
  • Best Bass Fishing in Louisiana’s Bayou Rivers
  • The Ouachita River, which begins as a trickle in the Ouachita Mountains of west-central Arkansas, is a respectable place for daring bass anglers. Ryan Daniel, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Inland fisheries biologist, has been ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/20/2017 3:46:00 PM
  • CROSS TIMBERS REPORT: Adjusting your fishing style to their summer habits
  • It’s time to use the cover of darkness to catch big fish in the heat of the summer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a bass pond or the White River in Arkansas, the night bite is turning on. The oppressive summer sun overhead is no fun for angler or fish ...
  • Stillwater NewsPress
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  • 6/19/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Try ‘run-out’ fishing for hot bassin’ action
  • Big bottomland river systems provide superb bass-fishing opportunities for thousands of Arkansas anglers. Take the lower Mississippi and White rivers, for example. The vast network of tributaries and oxbow lakes comprising these ecosystems are favored ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 6/18/2017 5:29:00 AM
  • Okie Noodling tournament wows fans with big fish, unique events
  • Competitors from Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas participated. Noodling involves using hands, arms and legs as bait to catch catfish in an underwater hole. Fishing guide Nate Williams, of Prague, won the top prize with a catfish weighing 73
  • Stillwater NewsPress
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  • 6/18/2017 2:19:00 AM
  • Lake Chicot receives new plumbing for fish
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Fisheries staff have spent the last three weeks chopping and fitting PVC pipes to improve Lake Chicot, but they aren’t concerned with how the water is flowing. The PVC is being used to create complex fish attractors to ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 6/16/2017 6:12:00 PM
  • Clarks Hill teens qualify for prep fishing nationals
  • The white perch have not reappeared in great numbers, continuing a mystery, but we have been catching a lot of catfish we believe to be Arkansas blues. They look like stripers suspended in schools near bait on the depthfinder. It’s kind of good to have a .
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 6/16/2017 3:33:00 AM
  • Summer Panfish: Great Tips to Catch a Limit
  • Bream fishing in Arkansas waters during the summer offers a variety of panfish. Here’s where and how to catch these fun, small fish. Fishing live crickets under a bobber is the traditional way to catch bluegills during the summer, but it’s not the only ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/15/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Rodeo set for Saturday
  • "This is a great family fun event," Scott said. She said the young anglers can expect to hook about any kind of fish occupying the Arkansas River while having the chance to win prizes. "From bass to catfish — about anything swimming in the Arkansas ...
  • Muskogee Phoenix
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  • 6/15/2017 6:40:00 PM
  • Lake Chicot Receives New Plumbing For Fish
  • LAKE VILLAGE – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Fisheries staff have spent the last three weeks chopping and fitting PVC pipes to improve Lake Chicot, but they aren’t concerned with how the water is flowing. The PVC is being used to create complex ...
  • salineriverchronicle.blogspot.com
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  • 6/14/2017 5:58:00 PM
  • Arkansas goes fishing for elite Trout
  • FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas is using its two-day high school camp to try and impress one of its top 2018 top defensive targets. St. Louis, Mo., Chaminade defensive tackle Trevor Trout (6-3, 308) not only showed up for an unofficial visit on Monday, but ...
  • wholehogsports.com
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  • 6/13/2017 5:38:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Weekend Wraps Up In Arkansas
  • FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- Lakes across the state are filled with people getting out to enjoy the last bit of free fishing weekend. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hosts a free weekend for the entire state in hopes of getting people excited about fishing.
  • 5 News
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  • 6/12/2017 3:39:00 AM
  • Consider these destinations for a fun fishing vacation
  • Among the best catfishing waters in states surrounding Arkansas is Harry S. Truman Reservoir, better known as Truman Lake. This 55,600-acre U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impoundment sprawls between Clinton and Warsaw in west-central Missouri. Visiting ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 6/11/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • 20th annual youth fishing derby to take place Saturday
  • The derby will take place on Saturday at the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation Shooting Sports Complex, 2800 Graham Road in Jacksonville. Dana Rozenski, recreation programs supervisor for Jacksonville Parks and Recreation, said each participant must bring
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 6/11/2017 5:05:00 AM
  • Handfishing requires nerves of steel
  • Handfishing is allowed only on the Arkansas River; the Kansas River, from it’s origin to the downstream confluence with the Missouri River; and all federal reservoirs, from 150 yards beyond the dam to the upstream end of federal property. In addition to ..
  • Hays Post
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  • 6/10/2017 11:14:00 AM
  • Invasive snakehead fish found in state
  • Aycock says the Asian fish established itself in Arkansas’ White River in 2008 and is expanding its range. It can swim to other waters connected to the Mississippi River. Northern snakeheads are typically found in shallow backwaters and can breathe air ...
  • Daily Leader
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  • 6/10/2017 1:13:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Arkansas
  • Given the state’s mild temperatures, there are Arkansas fishing and boating trips that can be planned during most any time of the year. Use these fishing and boating resources to purchase your Arkansas game and fish license, read fishing regulations, and .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Snakehead fish makes appearance in Mississippi
  • It's illegal to transport, sell or keep alive in Mississippi. "The fish has been expanding more rapidly in Arkansas just primarily due to the high water, some severe flooding this year, which may have increased the expansion of their range," said Larry ...
  • News Center ABC 11 WTOK
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  • 6/9/2017 11:15:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend in Fayetteville This Weekend
  • The event is happening on the same weekend the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Free Fishing Weekend. Daily fishing fees will be waived during the two days but boat permits are still required.
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 6/9/2017 10:44:00 PM
  • Free fishing this weekend at Lake Fayetteville and Lake Sequoyah
  • The promotion coincides with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s free fishing weekend and is one of two annual free fishing weekends offered in Fayetteville to promote and encourage use of the two lakes. Daily fishing/use fees are waived on these two .
  • Fayetteville Flyer
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  • 6/9/2017 1:36:00 PM
  • First Snakehead Fish caught in Mississippi
  • “Snakeheads have been present in the White River Basin in Arkansas since 2008 and have been steadily expanding their range towards the Mississippi River,” said MDWFP Delta fisheries biologist Nathan Aycock. “The Mississippi River provides these fish ...
  • newsms.fm
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  • 6/9/2017 12:01:00 PM
  • Gone Fishing Campaign is Set to Give Away 40K Fishing Poles to Kids
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Bass Pro Shops teamed up with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission on Thursday to help get kids outside this summer. It was all a part of the gone fishing day where the hunting and outdoors store donated 40K fishing rods and reels across
  • ArkansasMatters
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  • 6/8/2017 11:25:00 PM
  • Northern Snakehead Fish caught in Bolivar County
  • Brad Baugh and Bubba Steadman, of Cleveland, caught the fish on June 5. “Snakeheads have been present in the White River Basin in Arkansas since 2008 and have been steadily expanding their range towards the Mississippi River,” says MDWFP Delta ...
  • WJTV
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  • 6/8/2017 7:47:00 PM
  • First confirmed Snakehead fish caught in Mississippi
  • "Snakeheads have been present in the White River Basin in Arkansas since 2008 and have been steadily expanding their range towards the Mississippi River," said MDWFP Delta fisheries biologist Nathan Aycock. "The Mississippi River provides these fish with .
  • WLOX 13
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  • 6/8/2017 4:56:00 PM
  • Lowrance Dominates Bassmaster Elite Event on Lake Dardanelle
  • Tulsa, Okla. – Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, continued its domination of America's tournament-fishing circuit as Lowrance user Steve Kennedy won the Bassmaster Elite tournament held June 2-5 at Arkansas' Lake Dardanelle.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Lowrance Dominates Bassmaster Elite Tournament onLake Dardanelle
  • Tulsa, Okla. - Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, continued its domination of America's tournament-fishing circuit as Lowrance user Steve Kennedy won the Bassmaster Elite tournament held June 2-5 at Arkansas' Lake Dardanelle.
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 6/8/2017 5:22:00 AM
  • Ability To Make Quick Adjustments Was Paramount
  • He ran a specific daily program that had him catching shallow fish far up the Arkansas River in the mornings from a place similar to Kennedy's, then coming back down to fish offshore from mid-day on. "I found both of those deals in practice," he said.
  • BassFan
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  • 6/8/2017 4:03:00 AM
  • Steve Kennedy Keeps Pace And Wins Bassmaster Elite At Dardanelle
  • The 48-year-old veteran made a 100-mile round trip each day to fish a small backwater just below the Ozark Dam on the Arkansas River. “I found that spot during practice, and since the water is over 20 feet high right now, I was able to get my Bass Cat ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 6/6/2017 2:21:00 PM
  • Hodges Joins Bass Cat/Yar-Craft Boats
  • 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 its founding in 1971, Bass Cat is the longest continuously operating tournament
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/6/2017 1:29:00 PM
  • Kennedy comes from behind to win Bassmaster Elite at Dardanelle
  • The 48-year-old veteran made a 100-mile round trip each day to fish a small backwater just below the Ozark Dam on the Arkansas River. "I found that spot during practice, and since the water is over 20 feet high right now, I was able to get my Bass Cat into
  • OutdoorsFIRST
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  • 6/6/2017 1:26:00 PM
  • Angler catches $1,000 fish
  • "We are continuing our great partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, which has worked so well for us for the last five years," said Steve Arrison, CEO of Visit Hot Springs. For additional information call Arrison at 501-321-2027.
  • NWA Online
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  • 6/6/2017 10:07:00 AM
  • Kennedy Wins 2017 Bassmaster Elite Series Event on Lake Dardanelle
  • The 48-year-old veteran made a 100-mile round trip each day to fish a small backwater just below the Ozark Dam on the Arkansas River. “I found that spot during practice, and since the water is over 20 feet high right now, I was able to get my Bass Cat ...
  • scout
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  • 6/6/2017 6:24:00 AM
  • Albino Catfish Among Stocked Fish in Wyoming
  • In May, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department stocked 2,500 channel catfish in Sloan's Lake in Cheyenne. The tank of catfish traveled from Arkansas, part of a fish swap where Wyoming traded 24,000 rainbow trout for 70,000 channel catfish (and 40,000 white .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2017 6:47:00 AM
  • Professional Angler Gives Fishing Tips For Free Fishing Days
  • WISTER (KFSM) -- Free Fishing Days are wrapping up in Oklahoma, but will kick off in Arkansas next weekend and professional angler, Mark Goines offered a few tips and said fishing is something everyone should experience. Goines has been fishing since he ..
  • 5 News
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  • 6/5/2017 3:28:00 AM
  • VanDam Boxes 19-03 To Grab Dardanelle Lead
  • There isn't much that Kevin VanDam hasn't accomplished during his illustrious professional fishing career, but he's yet to achieve a victory in the state of Arkansas. He might just fill that hole on his résumé this week. The seven-time Angler of the Year .
  • BassFan
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  • 6/2/2017 11:06:00 PM
  • Fish tale: Trout-stocking mission ride-along
  • Schafermeyer has liked fishing ever since he was a little boy. "I grew up in Missouri and Arkansas, and fished as a little kid. I was drawn to it," he said. This is shown in Schafermeyer's work. "If you are new to fishing, the internet is a good source ...
  • conwaydailysun.com
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  • 6/2/2017 10:15:00 PM
  • Free, cheap fishing events (and prizes) for kids Saturday
  • All needed gear is furnished. A $2 lunch will be available. For information, call 316-683-5499. Also Saturday, in Arkansas City, the city and several civic groups will hold the 12th annual Sgt. Jerry Mills Jr. Fishing Derby. Mills was an Arkansas City ...
  • The Wichita Eagle Kansas
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  • 6/2/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend and fishing derbies June 9-11
  • LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11. Get full online access to HarrisonDaily.com without a ...
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 6/2/2017 12:23:00 PM
  • 'Biggest, Most Important Happening In Bass Fishing' Marks 50th Anniversary
  • and learn about "The Biggest, Most Important Happening In Bass Fishing History." The "happening" was the All-American Bass Tournament on Beaver Lake, Arkansas, an event many mark as the beginning of the modern era of bass fishing. The tournament was held .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/2/2017 6:49:00 AM
  • New-Look Website, Online Permits for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
  • ARKANSAS - - (via KARK) A fancy new look facelift has hit the web for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Thursday (6/1). It's the latest of several digital advancements the agency has made recently including the ability to get your hunting and fishing .
  • KNWA-TV
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  • 6/2/2017 4:17:00 AM
  • Annual fishing derby encouraging family fun
  • Every year, in conjunction with national fishing week, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission holds a children’s fishing derby. This year’s derby will be held Saturday, June 10 at the Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m ...
  • Area Wide News
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  • 6/1/2017 6:05:00 PM
  • How the Rich Fish
  • When the Gattles don’t have time to fly to Montana, they drive about 5½ hours to their fishing preserve in Arkansas’ Ozark Mountains, which they co-own with two other couples: Madison and Suzanne Murphy and Danni and Bert Jones. The couples acquired a ...
  • mansionglobal.com
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  • 6/1/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Hot Springs Fishing Challenge Bass Worth $1,000 to Arkansas Angler
  • In the annual Hot Springs Fishing Challenge in Arkansas, anglers can win cash prizes for tagged fish they catch, but one angler almost overlooked the windfall. That little bass Stacey Penny caught on Lake Hamilton, Ark., last weekend grew a whole lot ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 6/1/2017 1:41:00 PM
  • The NBA's Superteam Era: For Better Or Worse?
  • With the 24th pick, he tabbed Fisher, a feisty floor general from Arkansas-Little Rock who was not as gifted as Bryant but equally driven. "When we were rookies, Kobe and I used to play full-court one-on-one all the time, and looking back, I had no shot to
  • Sports Illustrated
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  • 5/31/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Our waters offer a bounty of fish, but how to cook them?
  • Safe to say I'm no angler. But there are plenty of people who are. And with blue-ribbon waters in the Arkansas River and a variety of catchable species in Lake Pueblo, there are plenty of opportunities to put some fresh fish on the table. The challenge ...
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 5/31/2017 5:42:00 AM
  • Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza Returns
  • Little Rock, Ark. (May 26, 2017) – The Arkansas Hospitality Association is excited to announce the Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza of Arkansas is set for June 23 – 25, 2017. With a few words at 6 a.m., June 23, participating fishermen up and down ...
  • scout
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  • 5/30/2017 2:15:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend planned for June 9-11
  • Anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon June 9 through midnight June 11. Free Fishing Weekend gives citizens and visitors an opportunity to enjoy angling in Arkansas. The weekend is an annual tradition sponsored by ..
  • NWA Online
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  • 5/30/2017 9:24:00 AM
  • Arkansas's Free Fishing Weekend set for June 9-11
  • Start planning now for the state of Arkansas's annual Free Fishing Weekend. Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June
  • North Texas e-News
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  • 5/30/2017 2:02:00 AM
  • Try these great recipes for fresh Arkansas fish
  • Drive past any lake or river in Arkansas this month, and chances are great that you’ll see people, often entire families, gathered along the shore or in boats fishing. Fishing is one of America’s most popular pastimes, something in which people of all ...
  • m.arkansasonline.com
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  • 5/28/2017 5:07:00 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish searching for two men who shot, killed goose
  • CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) -- A day at the country club ends in foul play. Arkansas Game and Fish posted a video on Facebook from Centennial Valley Country Club today and it's getting a lot of attention. The video shows two men kicking and killing a goose on the
  • THV11
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  • 5/27/2017 3:56:00 AM
  • Lake Poinsett open for unlimited fishing
  • A popular fishing lake in Poinsett County is open for unlimited fishing. As Region 8 News reported in March, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will drain Lake Poinsett in July. The lake must be drained to do construction on the water control structure.
  • 8 ABC kait8.com
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  • 5/26/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend and fishing derbies June 9-11
  • LITTLE ROCK — Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11.
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 5/26/2017 4:15:00 PM
  • Game & Fish offers free fishing
  • Many people love fishing, but not all of them may have a license to fish. For the weekend of June 9-11, nobody will need a license to fish in Arkansas. "This is a great opportunity for people who don't get much chance to get out and fish," said Elizabeth .
  • Paragould Daily Press
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  • 5/26/2017 10:09:00 AM
  • Arkansas' Spring River Hatchery Recovering from Floods
  • MAMMOTH SPRING – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery in Mammoth Spring is recovering from widespread flooding that resulted from a storm on April 29. The storm dumped more than 8 inches of rain in the region.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/26/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • High water at dam brings out the ‘deep sea’ fishing
  • They can live up to 50 years and range throughout the U.S. from Montana to Louisiana. In Oklahoma, they are found mainly in the Grand Neosho and Arkansas river systems. The Wildlife Department’s paddlefish management program involves an extensive ...
  • Muskogee Phoenix
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  • 5/26/2017 5:43:00 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Website Redesign Debuts June 1
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-(Ammoland.com)-People visiting the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s website, agfc.com, will be greeted with a fresh new look when the agency rolls out its new design June 1. The site was last redesigned in 2010. At that time, mobile ..
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  • 5/25/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • War Eagle Buzz Toad Review
  • I quickly tied on the War Eagle Buzz Toad buzzbait and proceeded to crush them myself. I actually grew up fishing buzzbaits on the Arkansas River and in Florida. In fact, it was my favorite bait for catching big bass growing up. But, I’ve been on ...
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  • 5/25/2017 11:34:00 AM
  • Corps Hosts Youth Derby June 3 at Willow Beach Park (AR)
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Army Corps of Engineers invites youth 15 and under to participate in a free fishing derby at Willow Beach Park, just off of the Arkansas River. The derby will be held from 9 a.m. until noon, June 3. Registration begins at 8 a.m ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Judge gets sneak peak at fish stories
  • But first, a little more about the contest. It's the annual Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette fish story contest, and there's still time to enter. E-mail your story, write it on a Big Chief tablet or napkin. Just get it here to fish story central by May
  • NWA Online
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  • 5/23/2017 8:40:00 AM
  • 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
  • North Texas e-News
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  • 5/21/2017 3:08:00 AM
  • Fish Tale: The story of trout stocking in NH rivers lakes, ponds and stream
  • Schafermeyer has liked fishing ever since he was a little boy. “I grew up in Missouri and Arkansas, and fished as a little kid. I was drawn to it,” he said. This is shown in Schafermeyer’s work. “If you are new to fishing, the internet is a good ...
  • Berlin Daily Sun
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  • 5/20/2017 12:28:00 PM
  • High water and habitat come together for Greers Ferry fish
  • Recent electrofishing by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission personnel indicate improving numbers now for largemouth and smallmouth bass. And both AGFC biologists and anglers on the lake have noted a significant amount of threadfin shad in the upper and ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 5/19/2017 5:17:00 PM
  • Game and Fish Commission OKs 2017-18 hunting rules
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission approved hunting regulations for the 2017-18 seasons at its monthly meeting Thursday in Little Rock. One new regulation will eliminate the Sweet 16 WMA use permit that was required for hunters and anglers to use 16 ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 5/19/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • 2017 Best Places to Fish and Boat Contributors
  • When he’s off the field, Al cherishes his time on the water fishing during the summer. Growing up in the small town of Poyen, Arkansas (population 290), Justin caught “the fishing bug” early on, spending countless summer days floating down the river ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 5/18/2017 9:20:00 PM
  • 5.17 hs fishing challenge
  • Arkansas fisherman Maurice Bradford shows off the half-pound blue gill that netted him a $1,000 prize in the Hot Springs Fishing Challenge. AGFC officials report that the big catch, Big Al with a $15,000 tag, is still out in the waters.
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 5/18/2017 4:40:00 PM
  • AGFC proposes rules on fish bait
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is considering several new hunting and fishing regulations to address timely topics. A late fishing regulation proposal that will regulate the use of live, wild-caught bait to inhibit the spread of nuisance aquatic ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 5/18/2017 8:03:00 AM
  • Rae takes reins of Game and Fish enforcement
  • Greg Rae was promoted today to colonel to lead the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Enforcement Division. He succeeds Pat Fitts, who recently was promoted to assistant deputy director at the agency. "Greg has continuously demonstrated his abilities ...
  • NWA Online
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  • 5/16/2017 9:02:00 AM
  • Game and Fish Keep Fishing Fun by Trading Fish for Fish
  • Just recently, more than four hundred channel catfish were delivered to Lander's Luckey Pond, all the way from Arkansas. More than 70-thousand catfish were brought back to Wyoming. They were traded for twelve thousand fingerling trout and sixteen thousand
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  • 5/15/2017 5:40:00 PM
  • Legislature Mulls Allowing Golden Shiner Minnows From Other States
  • Don Pereira, the DNR's Fisheries Chief, is concerned imported golden shiners from big fish farms in Arkansas could bring viruses, parasites or aquatic invasive species, like Asian or grass carp. At Big B's Bait in Plymouth, Brian Sularz isn't worried about
  • KSTP
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  • 5/11/2017 11:52:00 PM
  • Trophy Panfish: Arkansas Waters Have What You’re After
  • Here’s expert advice on where to get your share of trophy panfish in the Natural State. The white bass fishing on the upper White River near Eureka Springs that May morning was incredible. I joined Steve Matt for a day of fishing on the river near the ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/11/2017 4:05:00 PM
  • Youth fishing tournament anglers encouraged to dump some brush on the AGFC
  • HOT SPRINGS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has created a new award program specifically for youth fishing tournament organizations to help do their part in improving aquatic habitat in Arkansas reservoirs. Fishing tournament organizations ...
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 5/10/2017 12:02:00 PM
  • Smackover High fishing team second at state tournament on Lake Ouachita
  • The team of Trenton Bailey and Will Hill of the Smackover Buckaroo Bass Anglers placed second in the FLW The Bass Federation (TBF) Arkansas State High School Championship Bass Fishing tournament held on Lake Ouachita this past Sunday. The pair of Smackover
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 5/10/2017 6:16:00 AM
  • Meet the 2017 Orvis Breaking Barriers Award Recipient
  • This year’s recipient has done amazing work with kids in Arkansas and Colorado. On April 28, the annual Breaking Barriers award was presented to Jess Westbrook, founder of The Mayfly Project, in front of hundreds fishing guides and industry folk at the ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 5/9/2017 5:40:00 PM
  • Game & Fish relaunches master angler program
  • Anglers who catch trophy-size fish in four or more categories or species can be certified a master angler by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Game and Fish is relaunching its Master Angler program under the direction of Mikki Moore, an administrative
  • NWA Online
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  • 5/9/2017 9:24:00 AM
  • Registration deadline Friday for Youth Fishing Derby at SAU ponds
  • The 28th Annual Youth Fishing Derby will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Armory Pond and the Duck Pond at Southern Arkansas University. Click the photo for an entry form with more information. Children or parents must register in person at ...
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 5/9/2017 7:53:00 AM
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission summarizes upcoming outdoor events
  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- There are several outdoor events going on in May. May 6 is International Migratory Bird Day. At the Little Rock Nature Center, there will be a bird walk and several different activities for children. This event is to raise ...
  • THV11
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  • 5/6/2017 10:03:00 PM
  • Game and Fish discuss Lake Poinsett renovation
  • Concerned residents met with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission representatives during a public meeting Monday to discuss AGFC's plan to renovate Lake Poinsett. A major point of contention among many residents is that the plan involves completely draining .
  • Poinsett County Democrat Tribune
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  • 5/5/2017 7:34:00 PM
  • Burglars smash Game and Fish nature center in downtown LR
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission rep orts arrests in a burglary around midnight last night that trashed the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock last night and included theft of a rattlesnake replica. The center is
  • Arkansas Times
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  • 5/5/2017 12:36:00 AM
  • 2017 Oklahoma Family Fishing Destinations
  • It’s an Arkansas River impoundment that doesn’t get near the credit it deserves, but its fishing is well regarded locally. It also supports a healthy smallmouth bass fishery, and it’s a great place to catch big crappie, redear sunfish and catfish.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/4/2017 6:15:00 PM
  • AGFC proposes new fishing regulations
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) heard proposed changes to fishing regulations for 2018 at last week’s monthly meeting. Some of these proposed changes could have an impact on area anglers. Get started in less than 60 seconds. Pick a plan ...
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  • 5/4/2017 5:43:00 PM
  • 2017 Arkansas Family Fishing Destinations
  • Arkansas offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast for trophies. But with temperatures warming up and the school year winding down, this is the perfect time to focus on a different kind of destination: the ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/3/2017 6:32:00 PM
  • FLW Hits $1 Million Mark for Arkansas Children's Hospital
  • Every year the FLW Tour makes an annual trek to northwest Arkansas to visit Beaver Lake. However, the action doesn’t stop after the tournament is finished. The FLW Will Fish for Kids (WFFK) Bill Kerr Memorial Charity Tournament, presented by Quaker State .
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  • 5/2/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • Fishing remains tough at FLW finale
  • Watch your head Sixth-place finisher Scott Caterbury of Springville, Ala., said Saturday he would fish the south half of the lake Sunday if his boat would fit under the Arkansas 12 bridge. It did, barely. Canterbury said there was about 6 inches of ...
  • NWA Online
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  • 5/1/2017 11:12:00 PM
  • Changes to Arkansas fishing regulations proposed for public comment
  • LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners heard proposed changes to fishing regulations for 2018 at last week’s monthly Commission meeting. All proposed changes are available for viewing and public comment via online survey at https://survey ...
  • The Cabin
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  • 5/1/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • Fishing remains tough at FLW finale
  • Watch your head Sixth-place finisher Scott Caterbury of Springville, Ala., said Saturday he would fish the south half of the lake Sunday if his boat would fit under the Arkansas 12 bridge. It did, barely. Canterbury said there was about 6 inches of ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 5/1/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • Fishing conditions go from bad to worse
  • He won in 2014 and 2015. Splitting the uprights Keith Bryan of Novato, Calif., is glad to be fishing in Arkansas. In fact, he's trying to move here. Bryan played football at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia in 1984-85. He was a field goal kicker .
  • NWA Online
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  • 4/30/2017 12:26:00 PM
  • Colorado’s Best Spring Bass Waters
  • Other subsurface baits should imitate shad or crayfish. Pueblo Dam blocks the Arkansas River to create 4,000 acres of fish-filled water surrounded by another 6,000 acres. There is a state wildlife area at the west end and a state park to the east ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/28/2017 9:07:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Derby is June 10 at Mammoth Spring
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a “Kids Fishing Derby” for youngsters 12 and younger at the Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10. The hatchery is 2 1/2 miles south of Mammoth Spring ...
  • Ozark County Times
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  • 4/28/2017 4:09:00 PM
  • Seniors’ fishing clinic, derby coming to Maumelle community
  • MAUMELLE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program welcomes all anglers 65 years and older to come to Lake Valencia in Maumelle for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas, 9 a.m. until noon ...
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 4/28/2017 12:38:00 PM
  • Blu Fresh Fish Marketplace offer coastal seafood in NW Arkansas
  • Blu Fresh Fish Marketplace in Bentonville is coastal seafood dining at its finest, right here in Northwest Arkansas. Whether it's blue fin tuna from the Atlantic Ocean, lobster from the coast of Maine, or stone crab from the tip of Key West, the seafood ..
  • NWA Online
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  • 4/28/2017 11:13:00 AM
  • Seniors Fishing Clinic/Derby Set for Maumelle, Arkansas
  • MAUMELLE – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Family and Community Fishing Program welcomes all anglers 65 years and older to come to Lake Valencia in Maumelle for the largest senior citizen community fishing event in Arkansas, 9 a.m. until noon ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/28/2017 6:02:00 AM
  • Beaver continues to get bigger
  • Beaver Lake in Arkansas, the site of this week's FLW Tour stop, has seen a dramatic rise in its water level over the past week, and it'll likely increase even more during the tournament as rain in the region continues. The lake is certain to fish smaller .
  • BassFan
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  • 4/26/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • Lake Toho Fishing Charter
  • These gentlemen work together and are located all across the great states. They are traveling from California, Delaware and Arkansas. Florida Bass Fishing is an attractive place, especially Orlando Bass Fishing. The bite was steady, catching about 30 fish
  • bassonline.com
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  • 4/26/2017 4:11:00 PM
  • Fish story contest brings fame, fishing lures
  • Boat Dock here. Chief judge of the annual Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette fish story contest announcing the official call for entries into this year's competition. Time to pen the "write" stuff, send it here to fish story central and win a swell prize.
  • NWA Online
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  • 4/25/2017 9:38:00 AM
  • Trout fishing seminar scheduled at Heber Springs visitor center
  • HEBER SPRINGS - Anglers looking to take their trout-fishing game to the next level are invited to a special intermediate trout-fishing seminar, hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, at the William Carl Garner Visitor Center in Heber Springs from
  • The Cabin
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  • 4/24/2017 8:46:00 PM
  • Cedar trees add fish cover to DeGray Lake
  • Nearly 100 cedar trees destined for the burn pile were repurposed as fish habitat at DeGray Lake, thanks to an innovative partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Black Bass Program and Henderson State University’s Biology Club and ...
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 4/24/2017 2:02:00 PM
  • Ed Engle: Arkansas River and the sweetness of annual fishing trips
  • Jon Kent worked out the details. The plan was to meet at Tommy's place in Poncha Springs late Saturday afternoon, fish the Arkansas River on Sunday and Monday morning, then we'd all head back home or to work that afternoon. Home for Jon is New Mexico, work
  • Daily Camera
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  • 4/24/2017 12:22:00 PM
  • Morrilton Police and Game and Fish Capture Bear on UACCM Campus
  • People first reported seeing the two yearlings on Friday. Morrilton police, a firefighter and Arkansas Game and Fish officials were able to tree one of the bears on the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton campus. After being tranquilized
  • Fox16
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  • 4/24/2017 12:20:00 AM
  • David Grimes: Fishing derbies and recreational activities for kids
  • Parents were there to help bait hooks, remove fish and untangle lines. We untangled lots of lines. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission had been out earlier that morning to stock the pond with several hundred pounds of catfish. So we got to remove lots of
  • The Cabin
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  • 4/23/2017 6:22:00 PM
  • Trout fishing seminar scheduled at Heber Springs visitor center
  • The seminar is hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Get full online access to HarrisonDaily.com without a print subscription. Print subscribers can request digital access through the Subscribe page. Get full online access to HarrisonDaily.com .
  • Harrison Daily Times
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  • 4/22/2017 12:34:00 PM
  • Bowfisherman Catches Arkansas Record Spotted Gar
  • arkansasmatters.com reported first. Jerrime Tucker of Conway used his bow in March to take the biggest spotted gar ever recorded in Arkansas, topping a mark that had held for almost 12 years. Tucker was bowfishing in Lake Conway on March 18 when he caught
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 4/22/2017 11:03:00 AM
  • Intro -New to area
  • New to area, 10 minutes from Rigolets Marina. Have loads of yak time on small Northeast Arkansas rivers but have always dreamed of living here to fish in the marshes. Any pointers for complete newbie to saltwater yaking and/or places close to home that I .
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 4/21/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • Trout fishing seminar scheduled at Heber Springs visitor center
  • HEBER SPRINGS — Anglers looking to take their trout-fishing game to the next level are invited to a special intermediate trout-fishing seminar, hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, at the William Carl Garner Visitor Center in Heber Springs ...
  • NewtonCountyTimes
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  • 4/21/2017 5:11:00 PM
  • Ark. Record Spotted Gar Surprises Bowfisherman
  • Jerrime Tucker of Conway used his bow recently to take the biggest spotted gar ever recorded in Arkansas, topping a mark that had held for almost 12 years. Tucker was bowfishing in Lake Conway on March 18 when he caught the spotted gar, which weighed 12 ..
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/21/2017 4:30:00 PM
  • Arkansas: Trout Seminar at Heber Springs Visitor Center April 29
  • HEBER SPRINGS - Anglers looking to take their trout-fishing game to the next level are invited to a special intermediate trout-fishing seminar, hosted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, at the William Carl Garner Visitor Center in Heber Springs from
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/21/2017 8:57:00 AM
  • Black Bass Program Featured in Henderson State University Habitat Project
  • ARKADELPHIA – Nearly 100 cedar trees destined for the burn pile were repurposed as fish habitat at DeGray Lake, thanks to an innovative partnership between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's Black Bass Program and Henderson State University's ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/21/2017 8:57:00 AM
  • Big Catch, fishing clinic set for Saturday in Little Rock
  • www.agfc.com The largest community fishing event in Arkansas returns to MacArthur Park in Little Rock on Saturday, April 22, and it's free. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program has partnered with Community First ...
  • West Memphis Evening Times
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  • 4/21/2017 2:23:00 AM
  • 9 Charged in Cases of Elk Poaching, Illegal Hunting
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission reported the arrests in two news releases: Three Springdale residents, including a man and wife, were arrested for poaching two bull elks in the north-central part of the state. The dead elk were found along a country
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 4/19/2017 4:48:00 PM
  • Clamping down on illegal grass carp sales in Indiana
  • Thanks to the proactive work of state and federal law enforcement professionals, an Arkansas-based live fish distributor is no longer illegally transporting and selling nonnative grass carp in Indiana. Following complaints from concerned parties ...
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  • 4/19/2017 12:01:00 PM
  • State requests recipients return mail-in fishing survey
  • The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has reminded people who received a mail-in fishing survey in March to return it as soon as possible. According to Jason Olive, assistant chief of the AGFC Fisheries Division, responses to this survey are important in .
  • Magnolia Reporter
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  • 4/17/2017 4:03:00 PM
  • FLW anglers ready for annual visit to Beaver Lake
  • "I know the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been stocking shad in the lake and the fish are as healthy as they've ever been. If you look at the weights over the past 10 years, it's been a steady increase. So the lake is in great shape. This ...
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 4/17/2017 12:54:00 PM
  • OUTDOOR NOTEBOOK: OKC fish hatchery to hold open house Friday
  • Clark has taught fly fishing and fly tying in continuing education programs in both Arkansas and Oklahoma, along with weekend fly fishing classes for beginners and smallmouth bass clinics all over the region. A graduate of the Sweetwater Guide School of ..
  • Oklahoma News
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  • 4/16/2017 6:15:00 AM
  • Joe's Fishing Hole: Carry a hook sharpener
  • So don’t put your lures or flies away wet and make sure to touch them up fairly often while fishing. So break out the hook sharper, an Arkansas stone knife sharpener, an emery board, a diamond sharpener or in a pinch even some fine sandpaper and cut down .
  • Elko Daily Free Press
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  • 4/15/2017 12:26:00 AM
  • Students excited during school fishing derby events at Carl Stuart
  • It’s something they look forward to every year. They love it.” Lea said the school received a grant from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission for the fishing poles, and the state agency comes out and stocks the pond. This year it put in 400-500 pounds ...
  • The Cabin
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  • 4/14/2017 10:18:00 PM

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