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Arkansas Wildlife Weekly Waterfowl Report

Nov. 23, 2022

Waterfowl hunters are urged to be vigilant about avian influenza; should they encounter a dead or sick bird, such as this goose in the photo, they are asked to report it to the AGFC.

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. 5, 2022

Ducks are observed by drone over a field that was soaked by recent rains. After a dry several weeks to the Arkansas 2021-22 duck season, recent rain events have given waterfowl more habitat in state to stay awhile during migration. 

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. 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.