Dec. 1, 2021
Youths 15 and and under, active military and veterans have a duck hunt day in Arkansas all to themselves on Saturday, the first of two special hunt days for this season. Everyone else can be back in the duck woods on Dec. 11 for the second portion of the 60-day season.
Nov. 24, 2021
Ducks have arrived in Arkansas, and during the opening weekend of the 2021-22 they were finding the open pockets of water in some of the AGFC-managed hunting areas. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Nov. 17, 2021
Ducks will be looking long and hard for water to access other waterfowl habitat as the season begins Saturday, Nov. 20.
Feb. 3, 2021
The special Youth, Veterans and Active Military waterfowl hunts, including the second one this season on Saturday, Feb. 6, offer a great opportunity for mentoring young hunters. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Jan. 27, 2021
The sun sets on the 2020-21 waterfowl season, with the close at sunset on Sunday, Jan. 31.Hunters may hunt all day in the duck hunting areas of the state's WMAs on Sunday only.
Jan. 20, 2021
Mallards haven't visited Arkansas in the usual numbers in 2020-21, as this year's count in the AGFC's Midwinter Survey in the state's Delta region came in as the second lowest since formal surveys began in 2009-2010, and the total was 45% of the 2010-2021 long-term midwinter survey average. Photo by Mike Wintroath.
Jan. 13, 2021
Ducks and geese share the same watering hole in an east-central Arkansas rest area. Photo by Mike Wintroath.