Feb. 1, 2023
Youths 15 and under can take a mentor with them to call and retreive ducks (but the mentor can't shoot) during the Youth, Veterans and Active Military Special Hunt Day on Feb. 4.
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.
Dec. 28, 2022
As we move into January, mallards begin shifting their diet more to the invertebrates and macronutrients within the soil and in moist-soil units before heading back to the breeding grouunds to the north. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Dec. 7, 2022
More mallards have been seen in the Delta region of Arkansas in a few spots this week. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
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.
Jan. 19, 2022
More mallards could move into Arkansas with the latest weather headed this way, and waterfowl hunters should find the best habitat conditions of the season over the next several days. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Dec. 29, 2021
AGFC biologist Jason Carbaugh's many duties include banding birds, including wood ducks, doves and Canada geese. Here he is releasing a banded wood duck back into the wild.