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. 4, 2023
Most of the mid-to-south Arkansas Delta and its bottomland hardwoods are fully flooded after this past Monday's torrential rain that put 8-12 inches on parts of the landscape. Mallard numbers are expected to be up in the AGFC's January Midwinter aerial survey underway this week. 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. 30, 2022
The regular Arkansas 60-day duck season is closed this week, but Saturday hunting will be available for youths, armed forces veterans and active dulty military personnel all day on public or private lands.
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. 26, 2022
Thousands of snow geese lift skyward from a field just east of the AGFC's Earl Buss Bayou DeView Wildlife Management Area near Weiner on Sunday. Photo by John Hout.
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.