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.
Arkansas turkey hunters will see some major changes in their season next April, all focused to help recover the state’s eastern wild turkey population, which has seen some declines during the last decade.
With all the spring rains, most Arkansas landowners are ready to hit the field to cut hay. There are a few things to consider this year before you get on that tractor.
Some fishing conservation methods require more taking than leaving. Such is the case with several Arkansas lakes that, with no creel limits on certain species such as channel catfish, are encouraging anglers to take an unlimited number of that particular fish.
Precautions to limit the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 have forced the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to cancel the annual fishing derbies held at its five fish hatcheries in June.
For Walter McLelland, Tuesday, April 28 will live in his memory forever. That’s because on that date he saw something he cannot explain but he knows was real.
The Great American Conference announced a multi-year agreement with Barnes & Noble College that designates the bookseller as the official strategic partner of the GAC.
As basketball fans across the country remember the life of Eddie Sutton, many are reflecting on the components of a career that finally in 2020 earned him a spot in the Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame.
The NCAA Division II Great American Conference has announced its sportsmanship awards for the sports of football, volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer plus men’s and women’s basketball.
COVID-19 has had a profound effect on people for the past three months in terms of loss of life and economic costs. But it also may be playing a role in the potential decline of the Eastern wild turkey population.
“It's one of the simplest items on our list — just a piece of bent wire, sometimes sporting a barb on the end. But throughout modern human history, the fish hook has proven to be one of our most dependable tools. Fishing allows us to eat, without the danger of hunting or the hard work of farming.”
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has ceased construction on a site for a new interpretive visitor center and field office at the Lakeview site at DeGray Lake near Arkadelphia.
Arkansans have been on the lookout for Asian giant “murder hornets” after seeing numerous media reports about the invasive species in the United States.
Residents of a White Hall neighborhood had an early awakening Sunday morning as authorities responded to a call about a large black bear that had climbed into a tree nearby and had to be removed.
Steve Forbes, a 1988 graduate of Southern Arkansas University, has been named head men’s basketball coach at Wake Forest.
Follow-up herbicide application is scheduled for Thursday and Friday of this week at Lake Columbia as the battle continues against the invasive giant salvinia plant.
Former Hope High School Bobcats defensive standout McTelvin “Sosa” Agim was drafted into the National Football League by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the cloistered NFL Draft.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission heard the first reading of 100 changes to the AGFC Code of Regulations at Thursday’s regularly scheduled meeting.
University of Arkansas at Monticello women's basketball head coach Greg Long has accepted a position to be the head coach for Mississippi College women's basketball.
Arkansas is home to 16 species of turtle, but only two are land dwellers — the three-toed box turtle and the ornate box turtle. Box turtles are the only turtles in North America with a flexible hinge on their belly to close the front and rear halves of the shell tightly like a “box.”
With guidance from Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists, the Rural Development Authority in Columbia County, owner of Lake Columbia, has begun treatment of the lake to combat giant salvinia.