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Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 2, 2020

Copper Smith of Marion, Illinois, hunted speckebellies (greater white-fronted geese) near Harrisburg recently. While regular duck season is on a 10-day hiatus in Arkansas, hunters can harvest specks through Friday and again from Sunday until Dec. 23, with the final segment running Dec. 26-Jan.31 concurrent with duck season. Photo provided by Elizabeth Bailey-Smith.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Nov. 18, 2020

The areas in Arkansas where migrating ducks can find suitable wet habitat appear to be limited as the 60-day duck season opens Saturday.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Nov. 27, 2019

Mallards haven't made it to Arkansas in big numbers yet, but the numbers seen in November's aerial survey were in line with the long-term average, as waterfowl season opened in The Natural State last Saturday.