Ducks in good numbers were taking in Hallowell Reservoir in Arkansas County last week.
Waterfowl hunters will find plenty of water in most public hunting areas as duck season resumes Thursday, Dec. 6.
The two youth waterfowl hunts during the 2018-19 season, including the first on Saturday, Dec. 1, offers a perfect time for a mentor to teach a youth how to enjoy time in the woods.
The November aerial survey of Arkansas indicated about 100,000 more mallards in Arkansas than the long-term average.
Arkansas's waterfowl season opens Saturday, Nov. 17, and many of the public hunting grounds have plenty of water, quite a change from a year ago.
The second of two Youth Waterfowl Hunts in Arkansas is scheduled for Saturday. Hunters 15 and under need only be accompanied by a mentor to hunt ducks, geese, coots and mergansers throughout the state, including WMAs.
Along with ducks, the season on white-fronted geese, or specklebellies, will end on Sunday. Significant numbers of specklebellies have been seen throughout the Grand Prairie of Arkansas in recent weeks, along with other geese.