JONESBORO - Blue-winged teal and other early migrants are beginning their annual trek south, and nearly all of the moist-soil units managed to produce food on Arkansas public land are in excellent condition to welcome them. A recent report showed outstanding crops of native vegetation as well as excellent stands of millet cover crops in units where moist-soil plants were slow to develop or knocked back to encourage better growth next year.
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry will hold a special “freezer cleanout day” at the Bass Pro Shops in Little Rock, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 22.
LITTLE ROCK – As people begin to load up the truck to get the hunting camp ready, many may be tempted to truck some extra firewood down for the season, but they may be bringing more than a source of heat and conversation.
MAYFLOWER – Deer hunters and others preparing their rifles for hunting season may want to take advantage of short lines and easy access now at the Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range. The week before deer season opens Nov. 10 may be too late.
LITTLE ROCK - Last year was one of the few years on record that Arkansas did not have a fatality due to a hunting accident, but hunters should be mindful to keep up their guard.
CASSCOE - Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will host a special hunting experience at Cooks Lake, Dec. 1-2, 2018, and have opened up the application period to run through Oct. 1.
LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is deep in the throes of an all out push for northern bobwhite habitat restoration, but that doesn’t mean there are no places left in the state to pursue wild quail.