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WRICE program permit hunts producing for lucky hunters

Dec. 11, 2019

The second split of Arkansas’s waterfowl season is underway, and high water in some portions of the state has made hunting on some public areas near the White River a bit more challenging with many more flooded acres of habitat for the ducks to spread out. Hunters are, however, seeing some good success from fields procured through Arkansas’s Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement Program.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 11, 2019

Pintails and teal are captured in flight over an Arkansas field. Waterfowl season has resumed with its second of three segments, running through Dec. 23. After a Christmas Eve and Christmas Day split, the final segment runs Dec. 26 to Jan. 31. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

First statewide youth and veterans waterfowl hunt this weekend

Dec. 4, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – This Saturday marks the first time in Arkansas history that members of the armed services and veterans will have a special day in the wetlands chasing ducks and geese. The Special Active Duty Military and Veteran Waterfowl Hunt will take place alongside Arkansas’s Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt Dec. 7, 2019 and Feb. 8, 2020.

Celebrate the upcoming youth waterfowl hunt with a first duck certificates offered by AGFC

Dec. 4, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — With the first statewide youth waterfowl hunt Saturday, Dec. 7, many first-time duck hunters will pull the trigger on their first mallard, pintail or other duck in Arkansas. Memorialize that unforgettable day in the outdoors with a My First Duck certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 4, 2019

Saturday is the first of two Special Youth Waterfowl Hunt days during this season, but it also marks the first of two Active Duty Military and Veterans Waterfowl Hunt days.

AGFC's Naylor, other waterfowl experts will participate in first duck season social

Dec. 4, 2019

AGFC Waterfowl Program Coordinator Luke Naylor (right) will join other waterfowl experts at the first Duck Season Social on Dec. 9 in Little Rock. AGFC file photo.

 

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Nov. 27, 2019

Mallards haven't made it to Arkansas in big numbers yet, but the numbers seen in November's aerial survey were in line with the long-term average, as waterfowl season opened in The Natural State last Saturday.