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Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Feb. 2, 2022

Arkansas's regular waterfowl season has come to an end, but youths, veterans and active military personnel may hunt Saturday, Feb. 5, in the second of the state's two special statewide waterfowl hunts.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Jan. 12, 2022

A mallard drake makes his getaway from an area at Halowell Reservoir in this undated photo. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 22, 2021

The weekend's rains gave ducks more habitat to make a stopover in Arkansas for some of the AGFC's moist-soil habitat. Dry conditions still exist in many spots, but the soil is primed to hold more rainfall now, biologists note. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 15, 2021

A specklebelly (greater white-fronted goose) breaks through the fog in the early morning and within range of an avid waterfowler manning a camera in east-central Arkansas. Snow and blue geese, Ross's greese and specks are prevalent throughout the Arkansas Delta in mid-December and attracting hunters who have limited options for ducks. Photo by John Hout.