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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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Dec. 8, 2021

Ducks continue to look for water around Arkansas. The second split of the 2021-22 season opens Saturday, Dec. 11. Photo by Mike Wintroath.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

Nov. 17, 2021

Ducks will be looking long and hard for water to access other waterfowl habitat as the season begins Saturday, Nov. 20.

Arkansas Wildlife Waterfowl Report

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.