Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has 8 commissioners, appointed by the Governor for 7 year terms. As of mid-2021, 7 members are consumptive users, and 7 seats are occupied by men. Each Congressional District must be represented by the Commission.

Commission Website

Arkansas Game and Fish

Funding Sources

† Dedicated Conservation Tax. In November 1996, Arkansas voters passed a conservation sales tax, which went into effect July 1, 1997. It designates 1/8th of 1 percent of the state’s general sales tax for Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (45 percent), Arkansas State Parks (45 percent), Arkansas Heritage Commission (9 percent) and Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (1 percent).

†† Minor Other (no source ≥10%)