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FOUKE — 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, completed a quest that’s been a decade in the making — documenting the first pair of swallow-tailed kites to successfu…

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HARRISBURG — As trucks unload large gray riprap and spray improved shorelines with grass seeds and fertilizer around Lake Poinsett in Poinsett County, Brett Timmons and his natural resources program technician, Tristan Bulice from Arkansas State University, continue to drag artificial habita…

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LINCOLN — Clay Connor’s rendering of a quail sitting on barbed-wire fencing above shrubby cover and native grasses, entitled “Beyond the Wire at Summits Ridge,” was unveiled Saturday, Sept. 12, as the image on the 2020-21 Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Northern Bobwhite Conservation Sta…

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LITTLE ROCK – Looking for the opportunity to work in specialized fields of law enforcement and have the outdoors as your office? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission could be just the place for you.

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Buffalo National River Partners (BNRP) announces the winner for the logo contest for the upcoming 50th Anniversary for the Buffalo National River (BNR) in 2022. Ana Laura Salinas DeGuerrero of Rogers created the chosen design that will be used as the official BNR logo for events and merchand…

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FAYETTEVILLE — The way Brady Latham has practiced lately compels finding him a spot to play on Arkansas’ offensive line, new Razorbacks head coach and former 2013-2015 Razorbacks offensive line coach Sam Pittman said after Thursday night’s practice.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Barring injury it seems Sam Pittman will live up to his promise making Rakeem Boyd a better 2021 NFL draft prospect than had Boyd turned pro in 2020.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Coaches begin every football season telling every player how much he means to the team while those on the back bench quietly disbelieve they mean it.

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PARON — Many people have rediscovered the outdoors since COVID-19 arrived and forced most organized sports and gatherings to shut down. Record sales of fishing and camping equipment and crowded boat ramps and trailheads all speak to the renewed interest Arkansans have in our natural world. O…

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LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry will hold a special “freezer cleanout day” at the Bass Pro Shops in Little Rock, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 19. Hunters can free up some freezer space for the coming hunting season and have a chance to win prizes, courtesy of Bass Pro Shops.

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ROGERS — The repair to Lake Elmdale’s spillway is going as smooth as can be expected, in spite of temporary setbacks caused by COVID-19 and recent rains from Hurricane Laura that soaked much of Arkansas last week.

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LITTLE ROCK — 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.

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HEBER SPRINGS — Last week’s rain didn’t dampen the spirits of many archers looking to score an early-season archery deer during Arkansas’s 2020-21 urban archery season. As of Monday morning, 174 deer had been checked through the AGFC’s online checking system by hunters who passed the hunt’s …

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ROGERS – For the first time in program history, four players associated with Arkansas Women’s Golf finished the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G inside the top-60 on the leaderboard. The Hogs have never had more than two players advance to round three before Sunday.

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FAYETTEVILLE – A men’s and women’s collegiate tournament will make its debut at Blessings Golf Club October 5-7, announced today by tournament officials. Unveiled as the Blessings Collegiate Invitational sponsored by Tyson Foods, the event is expected to feature all 14 Southeastern Conferenc…

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FAYETTEVILLE — The SEC Network will televise the Arkansas Razorbacks football season opener hosting the Georgia Bulldogs at 3 p.m, Sept. 26 at Reynolds Razorback Stadium in Fayetteville, site of all Arkansas 2020 home football games.

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FAYETTEVILLE – Kelsey Plum, current WNBA Player for the Las Vegas Aces and former college basketball star, was added to the Arkansas Women’s Basketball Staff as a Graduate Assistant, Head Coach Mike Neighbors announced today. Plum will join Neighbors & Co. tasked with assisting current a…

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FAYETTEVILLE — In two words, Arkansas offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kendal Briles described graduate transfer former Florida Gators starting quarterback Feleipe Franks still fitting where he’s fit upon his Razorbacks arrival.

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PINE BLUFF — It happens every September. Duck hunters across the country begin to feel the need to dig through their gear and make plans for opening day. Sporting goods stores begin moving waterfowl-hunting equipment from storage to their shelves, and hunters are bombarded with the latest re…

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ROGERS — Anglers in Northwest Arkansas will be able to get to their favorite fishing location a little easier with the addition of some much-needed infrastructure improvements, thanks to Marine Fuel Tax funds and contractors with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

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LITTLE ROCK — 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.

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LITTLE ROCK — Cooler weather and rain may bring mixed emotions for wingshooters looking forward to some September seasons. Cloudbursts brought on the wings of Hurricane Laura have transformed some areas of the state overnight, affecting the prospects for dove hunting and early teal season th…

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FAYETTEVILLE — For the last two seasons Arkansas established two true freshmen among its best offensive linemen.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference has established new start dates and formats for the SEC cross country, soccer and volleyball seasons as well as the fall golf and tennis seasons, as the 14 members of the SEC continue to monitor developments related to COVID-19, SEC Commissioner…

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BERRYVILLE — The greens were busy on Thursday afternoon with high school golfers at the Carroll County Country Club in Berryville.

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ROGERS – For the first time in program history, four players associated with Arkansas Women’s Golf finished the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G inside the top-60 on the leaderboard. The Hogs have never had more than two players advance to round three before Sunday.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Before addressing Friday’s closed scrimmage to media on a Zoom press conference, Arkansas Coach Sam Pittman opened revealing a closed team meeting.

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FAYETTEVILLE — The better that Montaric Brown preseason scrimmages the less action he might receive at cornerback when the Razorbacks start their season.

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August is Catfish Month and a great time to enjoy a catfish meal. Dining out may be a little different now with some restaurants only offering limited seating or takeout orders, but catfish is readily available in grocery stores. However you get it, there is no excuse not to enjoy delicious,…

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LINN CREEK, MO — COVID-19 may have caused the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to cancel its regional and state championship trap tournaments during the summer, but Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program participants still showed their stuff at this year’s Grand National Academics Integrity…

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HEBER SPRINGS — A stretch of Arkansas Highway 25 in Cleburne County was named yesterday after Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Wildlife Officer Sgt. Darrell “Monty” Carmikle. Many members of the AGFC Enforcement Division, AGFC Director Pat Fitts and AGFC Deputy Director Chris Colclasure wer…

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CANEHILL, AR — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and its partner, Historic Cane Hill will join together at 5 p.m., Sept. 12, to unveil the 2020-21 Arkansas Northern Bobwhite Conservation Stamp.

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LITTLE ROCK — 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. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and Hendrix College have launched a new rese…

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The National Archery in the Schools Program is proud to announce that Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s have become the Corporate Sponsor of the 2021 NASP® Educator and Coaches Conference. This highly anticipated event will be held at the Johnny A. and Genny Morris Conservation Center in Springfie…

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FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas quarterback Feleipe Franks, running back Rakeem Boyd and offensive lineman Myron Cunningham have all been named to the 2021 Reese’s Senior Bowl Top 250 watch list. Players must be a senior or fourth-year junior to be eligible for the Reese’s Senior Bowl,…

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FAYETTEVILLE — He plans on just two full-scale preseason scrimmages knowing he inherits a not deep Razorbacks team coming off successive 0-8 SEC seasons beset with the nation’s toughest schedule.

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FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas’ tough 2020 football schedule as rated earlier this summer by the Preseason Coaches poll just got tougher according to the Associated Press Media Preseason poll released Monday.