The application period has opened for the next class of Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officer cadets.
Magnolia got ahead early but had to come from behind late in the game on Friday, beating El Dorado 27-23 in non-conference football.
With less than a year before his scheduled retirement, Mike Harris, an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission senior technician at Sulphur River Wildlife Management Area near Fouke, completed a quest that’s been a decade in the making — documenting the first pair of swallow-tailed kites to succes…
The coronavirus pandemic delayed the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program’s annual late spring and early summer catfish tagging promotion, but the project is getting a reprieve as fall arrives.
In just over two weeks, Arkansas will host its first-ever quota-based alligator hunt on private land in the southern portion of the state.
Here’s a reason to get excited about leftovers: The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division has some summer leftovers that will mean more opportunities for Arkansans to catch catfish.
All hunters, including those under 16, will need to have a customer identification number issued to check big game or participate in permit drawings, beginning this season.
An increase in visitors at several Arkansas state parks has prompted park officials to remind the public that COVID-19 restrictions remain in place and will be enforced.
When bears and deer occasionally wander into city streets and suburbs, the news always takes notice, but all sorts of wildlife make a living right in the middle of many cities around the country.
With students headed back to school, be it in-person or online, education is again in full swing in Arkansas, and so is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Education Division.
The Great American Conference has announced that a record 552 student-athletes achieved Academic All-Conference honors in the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s track & field, baseball and softball, an increase of 4…
People planning to watch the Magnolia Panthers in their first non-conference football game of the season must purchase their tickets in advance through the Magnolia High School Athletic Director’s Office.
The Arkansas Activities Association has blown the whistle on high school football programs that failed to comply with COVID-19 directives during benefit and inter-squad scrimmages last week.
The organizers of Murphy USA Classic regret to announce the cancellation of the 2020 game due to the suspension of the Great American Conference's games until next year.
When Sean Lusk graduated from Auburn University with a master’s degree in fisheries management, he never dreamed his future would include taking up water gardening in Arkansas.
Most of the dozen new wildlife officers who graduated last week from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s training program have been posted to South Arkansas counties.
A pair of standout student-athletes with perfect 4.00 grade-point averages earned the 2019-20 Great American Conference Scholar Athletes of the Year honors, the conference office announced.
A pair of senior All-Americans claimed the 2019-20 Great American Conference Athlete of the Year honors, the conference office announced on Thursday. Southern Nazarene’s Jhonathan Dunn received Male Athlete of the Year while Oklahoma Baptist’s Kim Moosbacher captured Female Athlete of the Year.
Former Southern Arkansas women’s basketball assistant coach Derrick Mitchell, who produced a winning program at Voorhees College (S.C.) the past six seasons, will look to build on his success as the new head men's basketball coach at Wiley College in Marshall, TX.
As temperatures rise and summer moves into full swing, wildlife on the water is also returning to its seasonal proclivities — for better and for worse. As of July, the first harmful algal blooms of 2020 have been reported in Arkansas.
The Great American Conference Council of Presidents has unanimously approved a plan to delay the start of all intercollegiate athletic practices until the week of August 31, with the launch of competition postponed until the week of September 28.
CROSSETT — After 37 years working at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, you’d think Karen Rowe who heads up the agency’s nongame migratory bird program had seen it all, but nothing could have prepared her for the sight introduced to her by a photographer in Ashley County a few weeks ago.
The drawing for Arkansas’s 2020-21 public land alligator season permits is complete, and 38 hunters have been notified of drawing their permit.
Fish bait can be found in many forms at most tackle retailers. Worms, crickets, minnows, wax worms and other creatures fill boxes and bins. Prepared baits are also found in a wide variety of forms, smells and textures.
Biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spent a week in June getting a good look at the size and scope of the flathead and blue catfish swimming the waters of Lake Erling.
Boating enforcement officers with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission remind everyone to practice safe boating habits and social distancing recommendations during the Independence Day holiday.
Water levels within the Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge pool will be manipulated to 64 MSL, dropping it one foot lower than the normal level of 65 MSL beginning in July, subject to natural flood events.
Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries have been involved in a two-year study to determine the status and distribution of one of Arkansas’ most elusive native fish species – the Alabama shad.
Riders outdistanced a rainstorm and the coronavirus on Saturday during the second Pedals for Compassion bicycle ride through Columbia County.
A new disease is sweeping through rabbit populations in the United States, and it has officials at both the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Department of Agriculture concerned.