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Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.

Carbaugh Goes Airborne in Study of Waterfowl

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 29, 2021

Ducks find some much needed habitat and safety from hunters at the Wrape Plantation rest area at George H. Dunklin Bayou Meto Wildlife Management Area in an undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Special Canada goose hunting season opens Sept. 1

Aug. 19, 2020

LITTLE ROCK – With the Sept. 5 opening day of dove season only a few weeks away, it’s hard to think about this being a good time to chase waterfowl, but hunters looking for early Canada goose action will be able to break out the decoys and chase localCanada geese earlier than even dove hunters this year.

Early Canada goose hunting season opens Sept. 1

Aug. 20, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – The dove season opener may be the highlight of Labor Day Weekend, but it’s also the first shot of the year for waterfowl hunters to break out the decoys and calls. The statewide early Canada goose season in Arkansas runs from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30.