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DES ARC – There has been a disturbance going on not far from here, but hardly anyone has noticed. All anyone will ever notice, if the disturbance continues as planned, is a great feeding ground for migrating waterfowl later this fall.

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LITTLE ROCK — A northern pintail, a favorite of many waterfowl hunters and birders, is featured on the 2019 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission license plate, the 20th in the series.

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LITTLE ROCK – As summer begins to take its toll and the start of deer season nears, many deer hunters are beginning to think about how they can help the deer in the areas where they hunt. Many are thinking of loading a feeder with corn to help the deer through the summer stress. There is a b…

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EL DORADO — Landowners and representatives from timber companies, non-profit organizations and state agencies representing more than 1.1 million acres of private land in southern Arkansas collaborated during June workshops in Hope and El Dorado to improve habitat for turkey, quail and other …

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MAGNOLIA — The sun may have cooked away any rainbows over Lake Columbia on Saturday, July 27, but local angler David Lee Sisson certainly found the proverbial pot of gold when he netted a fish few in the fishing world have ever heard of. A golden crappie surfaced at the end of his line durin…

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FAYETTEVILLE — From the all you've got is their word Arkansas Razorbacks closed scrimmage Saturday, Arkansas quarterbacks Ben Hicks, Nick Starkel, John Stephen Jones and KJ Jefferson all fared well after redshirt freshman Jones jump-started the offense.

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HOT SPRINGS — Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Lake Dardanelle has been selected to host the sixth event of the 25th season of the FLW Tour, May 14-17, 2020, in Russellville, Arkansas. The 25th season of the FLW Tour wi…

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MOUNTAIN HOME — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will update all interested anglers about trout management and habitat work on the Bull Shoals and Norfork tailwaters in northern Arkansas at a town hall meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Aug.15. The meeting will be held at the Arkansas State Univ…

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LITTLE ROCK — The 2019 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame is coming up Saturday, August 24 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock. This year marks the 28th anniversary of this celebration of the outdoors and the men and women who have stepped up to promote Arkansas’s natural resources. 

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DERMOTT — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists are battling a beast of a problem at Lake Wallace in Drew County, and it’s a fight that’s raged since 2005. That’s when water hyacinth, an invasive plant that overruns everything in its path, was first discovered in the southeast Arkansa…

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HOT SPRINGS – The Black Bass Program and the Family and Community Fishing Program from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be helping behind the scenes this week as Fishing League Worldwide’s 2019 FLW Cup returns to the Hot Springs area.

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Figs are not one of those fruits I wanted to try when I was younger. Let’s face it, they just look weird. However, once I tried them, I decided that you cannot judge a book by it cover and they tasted great. I challenge you to buy some at the market or from a friend and try them.

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AUSTIN, Texas – Arkansas graduate senior Trevor Ezell and recently twice graduated All-American women’s pole vaulter Lexi Jacobus of Cabot are this year’s Google Cloud Division I Academic All-America Team Members of the Year it was announced Thursday by the Collegiate Sports Information Dire…

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RUSH — It is called a “ghost town,” but Rush gives visitors a true look at an once striving community in rural Marion County along the Buffalo River.

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Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Hunter Education Courses will be available at two locations in August. The courses begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 6 p.m.

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LITTLE ROCK — If you’ve ever dreamed of taking on the challenge of bear hunting in The Natural State, you’ll want to free up your calendar for one of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s upcoming workshops. Myron Means, AGFC large carnivore program coordinator will host a series of semina…

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LITTLE ROCK — If you’re missing the Arkansas Wildlife television show because of the ongoing business dispute between AT&T/DirecTV and Nexstar Media Group, you can always find episodes of the show on the Arkansas Wildlife YouTube channel.

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LITTLE ROCK – Dove season is right around the corner marking the first statewide fall hunting season, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is providing several opportunities for sportsmen to include permit hunts on private lands.

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted to relax hunting regulations on certain predator species during a special meeting via teleconference July 27. The regulations had been proposed during its June 20 meeting, but were not able to be voted upon until today to allow suffic…

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DES ARC — There has been a disturbance going on not far from here, but hardly anyone has noticed. All anyone will ever notice, if the disturbance continues as planned, is a great feeding ground for migrating waterfowl later this fall.

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BRINKLEY — Wildlife habitat at Sheffield Nelson Dagmar Wildlife Management Area in Monroe County has seen a huge boost for the future, thanks to proactive work to create the next generation of forest on a small portion of the area managed for waterfowl. Habitat surveys conducted this spring …

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MONTICELLO — The Director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission removed all daily sportfish limits and length limits on Lake Monticello for all species of fish in an emergency proclamation today as a result of the recent decision by the City of Monticello to drain the lake for repairs to …

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FAYETTEVILLE — At last week’s SEC Football Media Days in Hoover, Ala., Arkansas Coach Chad Morris alluded to his potential of putting himself in good SEC football company.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas football’s Connor Limpert has been named to the Lou Groza Award Watch List by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, which honors the nation’s best kicker.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The National Federation of High School Sports announced the addition of an Arkansas educator to its board of directors.

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As the last few months of baseball season is upon us, it looks like it is going to be another interesting time in Major League Baseball.

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RUSH — While the ghost town of Rush lies near the water’s edge of the Buffalo River, the Rush trail is high above offering challenges of its own.

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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted to relax hunting regulations on certain predator species during a special meeting via teleconference today. The regulations had been proposed during its June 20 meeting but were not able to be voted upon until today to allow sufficien…

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Arkansas Game & Fish Commission Hunter Education Courses will be available at two locations in August. The courses begin at 8 a.m. and conclude at 6 p.m.

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The 14U Sporting Arkansas girls soccer team (Bentonville) have won the US Club Soccer (Girls Premier Group) National Cup XVII Championship, which took place in Commerce City, Colorado. The final game was played on Tuesday and culminated after five days of action.

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LITTLE ROCK — Biologists with the Andrew Hulsey State Fish Hatchery delivered the last batch of Florida largemouth bass fingerlings to Millwood Lake and White Oak Lake in early July, completing the second-highest annual stocking of these fish in Arkansas.

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LITTLE ROCK — Even though Arkansans enjoy one of the lowest resident hunting and fishing license costs in the nation, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has a special present for everyone’s 65th birthday — one last license that will never expire. 

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CONWAY — Ten cadets became Arkansas wildlife officers during graduation July 19 at Antioch Baptist Church in Conway. They completed 18 weeks of instruction at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s H.C. “Red” Morris Enforcement Training Center at Mayflower.

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FAYETTEVILLE – Arkansas football’s Cheyenne O’Grady has been named to the 2019 John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List, which is presented annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

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It ain’t over until the fat lady sings. I’ve heard that phrase my entire life. Usually it’s accompanied with a slight laugh or a smile about the ridiculousness of the statement.

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WASHINGTON, DC – Conservation of our nation’s wildlife may see a dramatic boost thanks to a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today by Representatives Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI). The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (H.R. 3742) was introduced with b…