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Storms dampen some dove fields for opening day

Aug. 28, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — With as much as a few inches of rain falling in some areas of the state within the last few days, dove hunters looking for options on opening day this Sunday are encouraged to scout ahead to ensure recent storms didn’t saturate their chances at a good dove hunt. Many fields will be ready, but a couple saw substantial precipitation, preventing them from being prepared before opening day. 

Dove hunters have many choices of public fields available through AGFC

Aug. 21, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Hunters will have many public options in their quest for dove when the season opens Sunday, Sept. 1. More than 80 dove fields across 21 wildlife management areas will host dove-hunting opportunities free for the public. 

Application period begins for private-land permit dove hunts

July 31, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Dove season is right around the corner marking the first statewide fall hunting season, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is providing several opportunities for sportsmen to include permit hunts on private lands.
 

AGFC, Cache River NWR partner on dove fields

July 17, 2019

BRINKLEY – Along with several fields annually prepared for public dove hunting on the state’s wildlife management areas, and the four private land fields being prepped for permit hunts, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has partnered with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to offer two fields for public dove hunting in 2019 in the Cache River National Wildlife Refuge.

Three fields added to AGFC’s permit dove hunt lineup

July 10, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Hunters looking for a private-land dove hunt this season will find their opportunities enhanced by an additional three locations and 82 more permits available each weekend in September through the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s drawn permit hunt system.
 

Get HIP and be on the lookout for banded doves Sept. 1

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - With the dove season opener this Saturday, hunters are reminded to check their licenses to ensure they’ve registered for the Harvest Information Program. They should also be on the lookout for doves sporting a leg band.

 

Biologists work against the clock, weather to prepare public dove fields

Aug. 29, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With drying conditions after a mostly rainy August, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife management area personnel have been able to prepare more fields for public dove hunting beginning Sept. 1.