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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Jan. 25, 2023

Pintails, specklebelly geese and green-winged teal take to the sky from the rest area at Holland Bottoms WMA and the Lake Pickthorne area this week. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Holland Bottoms’ rest area important for ducks and area hunters

Jan. 25, 2023

JACKSONVILLE – A small triangle of land totaling about 90 acres, Lake Pickthorne Waterfowl Rest Area inside Holland Bottoms Wildlife Management Area, plays a huge role in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s moist-soil wetland habitat program.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 19, 2023

Eric Antrim from Fresno, California, was stripping streamer patterns and going after brown trout on a cold winter day on the Little Red River with guide Mike Winkler. Brown and yellow Double Deceiver patterns were on the menu and the fish were liking it, Winkler says. Photo provided by Mike Winkler.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Jan. 18, 2023

Pintails begin their migration trek back northward in January, stopping over in the Arkansas ponds for some rest and nourishment. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 12, 2023

James Clingan sent us a rarity for the Weekly Fishing Report, a catch of a sauger by James' girlfriend, Ashley, at Lock and Dam 5 on the Arkansas River. "It's her very first catch. Talk about excited," James said.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Jan. 11, 2023

Geese take to the sky as the AGFC's aerial survey plane flies overhead. Photo by Jason Carbaugh.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Jan. 5, 2023

Mike Casey Sr., a finance professor at the University of Central Arkansas, caught a few keeper crappie in Lake Conway on Dec. 20 with his colleague Tom Snyder. They were fishing with Bobby Garland Jigs. The weather was great, giving the pair a good day for canoeing down Gold Creek. Photo provided by Tom Snyder.