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WRICE program permit hunts producing for lucky hunters

Dec. 11, 2019

The second split of Arkansas’s waterfowl season is underway, and high water in some portions of the state has made hunting on some public areas near the White River a bit more challenging with many more flooded acres of habitat for the ducks to spread out. Hunters are, however, seeing some good success from fields procured through Arkansas’s Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement Program.

Application period for online waterfowl hunts begins Nov. 14

Nov. 13, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Hunters looking for excellent opportunities to limited-access public hunting land can apply for special permit waterfowl hunts on three wildlife management areas and 11 private fields leased by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission beginning Nov. 14.

Trophy Alligator Gar Permit application period opens Nov. 1

Oct. 30, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Anglers interested in hooking into a trophy of truly epic size can apply for a 2020 Alligator Gar Trophy tag beginning November 1.

Special Ozark Isle youth muzzleloader deer hunt announced

Oct. 16, 2019

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from youth hunters who would like to participate in a special muzzleloader deer hunt Dec. 14 and 15 in Ozark Isle Park/Dry Run area at Bull Shoals Lake. Eight permits will be issued to hunter education graduates 15-years-old and under. Applicants must submit a completed application form, including their hunter education identification number, by Nov. 8, 2019. A random drawing to select the hunters will be held at 10 a.m. at the Corps’ project office in Mountain Home, Arkansas on Nov. 12.

Apply for a once-in-a-lifetime youth deer hunt at Cooks Lake on Dale Bumpers White River NWR

Sept. 25, 2019

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 Cook's Lake, Dec. 7-8, 2019. Applications for the hunt will be accepted through Oct. 20, 2019.

Application period begins for private-land permit dove hunts

July 31, 2019

LITTLE ROCK – Dove season is right around the corner marking the first statewide fall hunting season, and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is providing several opportunities for sportsmen to include permit hunts on private lands.
 

Waterfowl hunting dates for nonresidents on Arkansas wildlife management areas available

July 29, 2019

LITTLE ROCK — Nonresident waterfowl hunters will be able to hunt some of Arkansas’s most popular public waterfowl-hunting destinations Nov. 23-Dec. 2; Dec. 27-Jan. 5; and Jan. 22-31 this season.