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July 25, 2012 Arkansas Outdoors Newsletter

Commission proposes late migratory season
LITTLE ROCK – It doesn’t feel much like waterfowl season these days, but commissioners with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission were discussing duck hunting during last week’s monthly meeting. The Commission also approved the early season migratory bird dates.

Felsenthal to hold first youth quota deer hunt
CROSSETT – Applications are now being accepted by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials for the first youth quota deer hunt on Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge. Hunters, age 15 years or younger, may hunt the refuge when accompanied by an adult 21 years or older.

Snipe, rail, gallinule, moorhen, woodcock hunting is real
LITTLE ROCK – If you read all the way to the bottom of news articles about setting of early migratory bird hunting seasons, you saw those names. Woodcock, snipe, rail, gallinule, moorhen.

Olympic programming forces time change for popular outdoor program
LITTLE ROCK – Because of the upcoming summer Olympics, the popular “Talkin’ Outdoors at the Corner Café” will not be seen at its normally scheduled times on some Arkansas television stations. The show typically airs at 9 a.m. Saturdays on NBC affiliate KNWA in northwest Arkansas, and 11 p.m. Sundays on KARK, Little Rock’s NBC affiliate. The show also airs each week on KARK’s sister station, KARZ, Z-42, at 9 a.m. Sundays, where it will be shown at its regularly scheduled time during Olympics coverage.
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