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Giant Catches

From left, Roy Linder of Louisiana, Robert Imboden and Craig Imboden of Conway caught some very big fish earlier this month at Cane Creek Lake, near Star City. The group caught three catfish ranging from 38 pounds, 4 ounces to 47 pounds, 11 ounces. The second-biggest fish was 39-9. The fish were caught using goldfish as bait. (Special to The Commercial)

UAPB Fishing Team finishes fourth in Nov. 16 collegiate tournament

A team from Arkansas-Pine Bluff finished fourth in the Arkansas Collegiate Series tournament held Nov. 16 on the Arkansas River at Pine Bluff. Hunter Dickey and Ignacio Lopez-Morales weighed in with 11.74 pounds. Twenty teams from Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana participated in the third contest in the series which was hosted by the UAPB Fishing Team.

Elk take a liking to Bearcat Hollow

Bearcat Hollow came into the Arkansas elk hunting scene a few days ago. The extensive multi-agency project south of the Buffalo River was opened to elk hunting for the first time, and the two permit holders were successful.

Anterless only hunt open October 12th

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has implemented a private land antlerless-only modern gun hunt for the third consecutive year. The hunt is scheduled for Oct. 12-16 in deer zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 6, 6A, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, and 17.