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The second split of Arkansas’s waterfowl season is underway, and high water in some portions of the state has made hunting on some public areas near the White River a bit more challenging with many more flooded acres of habitat for the ducks to spread out. Hunters are, however, seeing some g…

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LITTLE ROCK — If Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday all have your pockets looking a little bare, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has just the thing to lighten your holiday spirits. How about a free download of the AGFC’s cookbook “A Celebration of Conservation” to k…

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission stocks hundreds of thousands of pounds of trout and catfish in small ponds throughout the state each year to offer anglers an opportunity to enjoy a day fishing from the bank without driving long distances to wet a line. The following ponds…

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SILOAM SPRINGS — During the last week, biologists and staff with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission planted a literal forest of fish habitat under the surface of SWEPCO Lake in northwest Arkansas. Throughout the week, men and women cut, tied and sank nearly 500 mature hardwood trees into …

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Now that he’s hired Sam Pittman as football coach, perhaps Razorbacks athletic director Hunter Yurachek next should arrange a dual meet for one of Arkansas triple crown national champion women’s cross country-indoor track-outdoor track coach Lance Harter’s teams against Western Kentucky.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Because he succeeded as an offensive line coach and recruiter for the  Arkansas Razorbacks from 2013-2015, succeeded doing both ever since at the University of Georgia and avidly craved to head coach the Razorbacks more than anyone interviewed, Sam Pittman was reintroduced Mon…

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OMAHA — The hot hand for the Kingston Yellow Jackets ended on Saturday afternoon in the finals of the Omaha Border Classic.

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JASPER — When averaging more than 20 points in each of the first three periods, good things happen for a high school basketball team.

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LITTLE ROCK — It’s not that we dislike chili, tacos and spaghetti, but that seems to be the only thing consistently made with all the ground venison produced when you harvest a white-tailed deer. As much as Taco Tuesday is a staple around many houses, it’s still nice to throw a changeup to y…

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LITTLE ROCK — With the annual white-tailed deer rut beginning to decline across most of the state, many hunters are beginning to trade in their deer rifles for duck guns, but there’s still plenty of time left to claim a spot in Arkansas’s deer hunting honor roll by completing the Triple Trop…

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OIL TROUGH – A new case of chronic wasting disease has been found in Independence County. A hunter-harvested white-tailed deer taken east of Oil Trough tested positive for the disease.

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MAMMOTH SPRING — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a special public meeting at the Mammoth Spring School Complex from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 16 to gather public input on a trout management plan specific to Spring River. The Complex is at 410 Goldsmith Ave. in Mammoth Spring.

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LITTLE ROCK – This Saturday marks the first time in Arkansas history that members of the armed services and veterans will have a special day in the wetlands chasing ducks and geese. The Special Active Duty Military and Veteran Waterfowl Hunt will take place alongside Arkansas’s Special Youth…

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North Arkansas College freshman Kelcee Hopper of Berryville was selected as the National Junior College Athletic Association Region II player of the week. The Lady Pioneers are 5-1 on the early season.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Minus injured leading scorer Mason Jones and beset by Northern Kentucky Norse star Dantez Walton scoring 30 points, Arkansas dodged Adham Eleeda’s wide open from the corner missed trey with 14 seconds left that would have been a 63-62 NKU lead and prevailed, 66-60 Saturday aft…

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LITTLE ROCK — A former Arkansas Razorback and two who grew up in Fayetteville wanting to be Razorbacks doomed the Razorbacks concluding a second straight 2-10 overall, 0-8 in the SEC football season.

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FLIPPIN — The week-long tournament at Flippin High School concluded with the senior boys and girls of Bergman claiming both titles.

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PARK HILLS, Mo. — The Thanksgiving break didn’t last long for the Pioneers of North Arkansas College.

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BERGMAN — It was a local matchup on the hardwood Friday night when Kingston traveled to the Panther Palace to match talents against Bergman.

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WESTERN GROVE — The wins during Western Grove’s homecoming matchup against Viola on Friday night were limited to the royalty and the visiting teams.

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BROCKWELL — Izard County Consolidated hosted Western Grove on Monday night in 1A-2 matchups.

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LITTLE ROCK — With the first two weeks of modern gun deer season behind us, Arkansas hunters have checked more than 140,000 deer throughout the state — and there’s still plenty of time to get out and participate.

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MARKED TREE — Water levels at St. Francis Sunken Lands Wildlife Management Area in Northeast Arkansas should remain on target during the remainder of waterfowl season, thanks to the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

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BENTON — A Junior ROTC troop from Benton High School recently helped put a shine to Sunset Lake, a popular public fishing spot in central Arkansas and Saline County.

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LITTLE ROCK — Black Friday sale flyers have been circulating for weeks, and many sporting goods stores are dropping prices like a rock on rifles and shotguns people will be purchasing for youth hunters and adults who recently discovered how much fun hunting can be. But trying to muddle throu…

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 STUTTGART — Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners heard reports on the AGFC’s wetlands and waterfowl management programs at last week’s scheduled meeting in Stuttgart. The timing of the subjects was on point, as the meeting was sandwiched between the Commission’s Stuttgart Town Hall Meeting,…

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FAYETTEVILLE — Though the New York Yankees have interviewed Arkansas Razorbacks pitching coach Matt Hobbs, Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn doesn’t think he’ll lose a second consecutive pitching coach to Major League baseball for a second consecutive year.

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NORFORK — There were some important wins on the line Friday when Western Grove traveled to Norfolk for basketball contests in 1A-2.

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WESTERN GROVE — It was a Newton County vs. Marion County battle on Tuesday night when Bruno-Pyatt made the short trek to contest Western Grove in conference basketball action.

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JASPER — It was a busy night of junior high basketball on Tuesday at the Pirate Cove.

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LITTLE ROCK – Beginning with the 2019 season, fans attending Razorback football games at War Memorial Stadium will be able to purchase beer in public areas of the stadium. Alcoholic beverages at Razorback football games have been available since 2014 but previously have only been available i…

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STUTTGART – Arkansas Game and Fish Commissioners heard reports on the AGFC’s wetlands and waterfowl management programs at today’s scheduled meeting in Stuttgart. The timing of the subjects was on point as the meeting was sandwiched between the Commission’s Stuttgart Town Hall Meeting, where…

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LITTLE ROCK – Noticeable changes will be evident when football fans come to War Memorial Stadium (WMS) for the November 29th “Battle Line Rivalry” between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Mizzou Tigers. This event is returning to Little Rock on the Friday following Thanksgiving and has a 1:30…

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WESTERN GROVE — It was a Newton County vs. Marion County battle on Tuesday night when Bruno-Pyatt made the short trek to contest Western Grove in conference basketball action.

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Subscribers to Arkansas Wildlife – the official magazine of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission – are enjoying the November/December issue, which is chock-full of entertaining and interesting news about hunting, fishing and conservation in The Natural State.

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MARKED TREE — Delays in the repair of a washout in Payneway Dam on St. Francis Lake may impact the amount of water available for opening weekend of duck season on St. Francis Sunken Lands Wildlife Management Area.

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MAYFLOWER — If you’re looking for a place to sight in your rifle or knock the rust off your shotgunning skills before duck season opens, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range has a special deal to promote license sales and shooting sports. …

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LITTLE ROCK — Looking for a great way to relax outdoors with the family after the turkey and dressing are finished off? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing Program is releasing hundreds of rainbow trout in program ponds throughout the state, ready for anglers…