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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Nov. 23, 2022

Waterfowl hunters are urged to be vigilant about avian influenza; should they encounter a dead or sick bird, such as this goose in the photo, they are asked to report it to the AGFC.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Nov. 17, 2022

Tome Kelly had a great day on Norfork Lake this past week, catching some healthy stripers on a spoon in 40 feet of water fishing out of Blackburns Resort and Boat Rental. Photo provided by Steven Street.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Nov. 16, 2022

Finding water with cover might be a duck's biggest challenge while migrating through Arkansas after an abnormally dry summer and fall. Waterfowl season opens Saturday, Nov. 19, but the limited water will be a factor in hunter success again.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Nov. 10, 2022

Eugene Montgomery is shown with a pretty little rainbow trout caught on a fly yesterday on the White River near Cotter Trout Dock. Eugene was enjoying a November afternoon with the temperature at 80 degrees. That type of weather is about to leave us though, according to weather forecasts. Photo provided by Cotter Trout Dock.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Nov. 3, 2022

Robert Halverson, who visits Arkansas several times a year from Florida to try out several of the state's tailwaters, was throwing a streamer pattern recently called the Swim Coach and landed this dandy brown trout on a chilly morning on the Little Red River. Photo provided by Mike Winkler.

South Arkansas Natural Areas offer veterans deer hunts Nov. 12-13

Nov. 2, 2022

WARREN – Bradley County in southern Arkansas has been renowned for years for the private land hunting and quality deer available to hunters. The public has access to significant acreage and deer as well in the form of Warren Prairie Natural Area Wildlife Management Area, east of the city and the Saline River. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission manages the wildlife on more than 6,200 acres through an agreement with the owner, the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission. A 40-acre parcel of the natural area is owned by The Nature Conservancy-Arkansas and 606 acres are controlled by divided interests.

Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Fishing Report

Oct. 27, 2022

Randy Thurman of Little Rock went slinging for largemouth and white bass with guide Mike Siefert at Millwood Lak recently. Here's one of his nice white bass. Both species are back to biting well following last week's cold spell, Siefert says in his report this week.