Arkansas Hunting News

Arkansas Spring Turkey Public Meeting
Voice your opinions about the 2007 spring turkey hunting regulations at one of 11 public meetings to be held around the state.
18 Hunters Win Elk Permits for Upcoming 2006 Season
The highlight of the ninth annual Buffalo River Elk Festival was the drawing for 18 elk hunting permits awarded by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Commission Votes Down Deer Hunt with Dogs
Commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today unanimously voted down a proposal that would have required permits for hunters who want to use dogs during the upcoming deer season in parts of northern Arkansas. The proposal was similar, but on a much smaller scale, to a proposal last year that also failed to gain approval by the Commission.
Commissioners to Consider Deer Season Proposals
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will consider a proposal made Thursday to adopt a bag limit of two legal bucks in deer zones 1, 2, 6, 7, 8 and 10. Modern gun season opens Nov. 11.
AGFC Considers 2006-2007 Hunting Proposals
Commissioners for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission last week were presented with proposals for the 2006-2007 hunting seasons at the agency’s monthly meeting in Brinkley. The commission will study the proposals and make a decision at its March 16 meeting in Little Rock.
GFC Considers 2006-2007 Hunting Proposals
Commissioners for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today were presented with proposals for the 2006-2007 hunting seasons at the agency’s monthly meeting in Brinkley. The commission will study the proposals and make a decision at its March 16 meeting in Little Rock.
Commission Approves Permanent Ban on Cervid Carcass Importation
The potential effects of chronic wasting disease to Arkansas' deer population compelled the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to make permanent a ban on the importation of cervid carcasses. The permanent ban was adopted at today's monthly commission meeting.
Application Period for WMA Turkey Hunt
Beginning Thursday, Dec. 15, Arkansas turkey hunters may apply for limited permits on several Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management areas for the 2006 spring turkey season.
Commission Approves Emergency Ban on Cervid Carcass Importation
In an effort to minimize the risk of chronic wasting disease being brought into Arkansas, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today passed an emergency ban on the importation of cervid carcasses. The ban goes into effect immediately.
Commission Discusses Captive Mallard Issue
The release of captive mallards into the wild continues to be a hot topic for commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. At today's monthly Commission meeting, commissioners again discussed the captive mallard issue.