JULY 7, 2006 - Posted at 3:23 p.m. CDT
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Ron Pierce of Mountain Home has been name to a seat on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Pierce and his wife Janice own Bass Cat Boats, a maker of fiberglass boats designed for bass fishing.
Governor Huckabee, who appointed Pierce, says he has known Pierce for years and that they fish together.
The 71-year-old Pierce is a former mayor of Mountain Home.
Pierce replaces commissioner Mike Freeze, whose term has ended. Pierce's term is for seven years.